At times such as the Martin Place siege and its tragic aftermath, it doesn't help to have been trained to think like an economist, to analyse the situation as coolly and rationally as possible, keeping your emotions in check.
From an aquarium-themed art workshop for the children to a Chuck Close exhibition and 16 foot skiff racing, there is plenty on to fill summer days.
Dr James Barnes has been a skin cancer specialist for 16 years, but this summer has been his busiest yet.
Tensions are running high at Redfern's Aboriginal tent embassy after charges were laid against its founder, Jenny Munro.
Mining giant BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance may be forced to review one of its new safety policies at one of its Queensland mines after an order from the Fair Work Commission last week to reinstate two dismissed employees.
When world leaders assembled at the G20 Summit in Brisbane last month, the corporation selected by the Australian government to address the G20 and spearhead its "thought leadership forum" was none other than United States coal producer Peabody Energy.
China Eastern plans to expand its international network, and it seems especially interested in Australia.
Australia has offered help the Indonesia to assist with the search and rescue mission for missing AirAsia flight QZ 8501.
According to a Royal Lifesaving Society report, rivers, creeks and streams are responsible for more drowning deaths than beaches and swimming pools.
Double demerits will be in place on New South Wales roads for speeding, seatbelt and motorcycle helmet offences ...