Celia Perceval plants her blank canvas against a flat dark rock and perches in the scrub, wondering about spiders and whether her bum crack is showing. “It’s funnel-web country, wet and leafy,” she says, glancing at the ground.
A BusinessDay analysis of gender diversity among ASX100 companies has found that, while companies have steadily bolstered the number of female directors in the boardroom, there has been negligible progress when it comes to adding to the ranks of senior female executives.
There's been a breakthrough in the case of missing former railway worker Ronald Penn, who vanished from NSW's Central Coast 19 years ago.
'As journalists we should have the courage to act for more than the lofty notion of freedom of speech. We have a duty to be the voice of the powerless in our society, to stand up for them.' Kate McClymont tells it as it is at the 2014 Andrew Olle Media Lecture commemorating friend and colleague Andrew Olle, who died of a brain tumour at 48.
The Coalition has finally passed its Direct Action climate change policy, thanks to support from Clive Palmer. But will it work?
Australia intends to continue discussions on the proposed Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite China's reluctance to adhere to World Bank-style governance provisions.
Australia is the only developed country without either mandated industry stockholdings, government-owned stockholdings or government control over any or some of its oil and fuel infrastructure.
The brass letters spelling ANZAC had sat fixed to a stone plinth on the Gallipoli Peninsula above the Aegean Sea for more than 14 years. On Friday morning, they were gone.
Law enforcement agencies have targeted a suspected crime syndicate deeply involved in Victorian horse racing and with ties to the AFL.
A woman who has survived dozens of medical emergencies because her blood won't clot is hoping for a normal life, writes Kate Hagan.
INTERACTIVE: A day in the life of Robert Thompson, Australia's most winning jockey.