Private-sector wage growth has slid to record low of just 1.8 per cent, throwing into doubt budget projections and confounding the Reserve Bank, which would prefer not to have to cut interest rates again and run the risk of reigniting house prices.
Peter Hannam Ballarat and Bendigo faced losing electricity during the recent great eastern Australian heatwave so NSW could avoid power cuts, underscoring the parlous state of the country's grid.
Kate McClymont A witness in the murder trial of property developer Ron Medich has told the jury he heard Mr Medich saying "he should've put her [Mr Medich's wife Odetta] where McGurk is."
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Coalition frontbenchers have refused to join Immigration Minister Peter Dutton in linking the contentious US refugee deal with Australia's decision to accept refugees from Central America.
Deborah Snow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emphasised the need for Israel to retain "security control" over any future Palestinian state, and praised Australia as a "clear-eyed" nation "willing to puncture United Nations hypocrisy".
Heath Aston, political correspondent Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen says Labor will not take a "Buffett rule" that cracks down on wealthy tax avoiders to the next election.
Rachel Browne The Christian Brothers underpaid sexual abuse victims by $14 million, a royal commission has heard.
Melanie Kembrey Ola Haydar remembers screaming and screaming for help.
Michael Koziol, political reporter "If cane doesn't do well, the town doesn't do well. There's no rocket science in that," says sugarcane grower Paula Langdon.
Eryk Bagshaw "A simple alteration could deny a claimant millions of dollars and save the company in the process"
Seizure of tobacco shows how black market has emerged in jails following cigarette ban.
A treble to Aaron Bullock was a highlight of a strong card at Wine Country Race Club’s second ...
When Malcolm Turnbull replaced Tony Abbott, Barnaby Joyce and the Nationals initially reacted with anger.