Speculation is intensifying ahead of the US Federal Reserve's important policy meeting that a meaningful change in the language used to discuss rates could rattle financial markets and lead to a further sell down of Australian dollars.
A former NAB banker and Australian Bureau of Statistics worker have pleaded guilty to conspiring in one of the biggest insider trading cases in Australian history, worth $7 million.
Australia does not need the legal protection of a United Nations Security Council resolution to wage war in Iraq, Tony Abbott has declared, while pointedly leaving open the option of extending the mission into Syria if needed.
Tony Abbott stripped Kevin Rudd of travel entitlements he had granted his prime ministerial predecessor just one month prior, documents show.
Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten have met privately and resolved to work together to maximise the prospects of the referendum recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the constitution.
Local shares are poised to bounce at the open on the back of a strong lead from overseas markets.
Hunger for Australian coal helped power the nation through the global financial crisis. That appetite ended on Tuesday. Brian Robins and Peter Ker report
As the G20 finance ministers meeting draws near, the OECD has released a set of recommendations designed to tackle profit shifting and tax avoidance by multinational corporations.
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has left open the possibility that Australia's attacks on Islamic State militants could spread across the Iraq border into the terror group's heartland in Syria.
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