In a move that could further erode Australian mineral exports to China, the government there says it is preparing to cut off credit to under-performing steel mills in the hope that they will close, merge or become more efficient.
WA Police are investigating several traffic accidents in Subiaco which occurred on the night officers were called to the former treasurer's home.
Victoria police are investigating claims that gangs are sexually exploiting teens in care.
Advanced economies are performing better, but some major emerging markets have seen a marked loss of momentum, the OECD says.
A man accused of involvement in the alleged Defence Force "Jedi Council" email ring has been charged with supplying cocaine.
A Northern Territory politician has revealed how she was verbally abused by a Government minister during a meeting of her parliamentary colleagues.
The Victorian Government has announced the terms of the inquiry into the fire in the Hazelwood open cut coal mine at Morwell, in the Latrobe Valley.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says SPC Ardmona's $70 million deal to supply Woolworths with Australian-grown canned fruit shows the company never needed taxpayer assistance from the Federal Government.
The family at the centre of the sponsorship row surrounding the 19th Sydney Biennale says it has been vilified and is deeply offended by accusations it runs "concentration camps".
A victim of child sexual abuse by a Catholic priest was told by Cardinal George Pell that he had also suffered "legal abuse" in his attempts to seek justice, a royal commission has heard.
Brett Peter Cowan, the man accused of killing Queensland teenager Daniel Morcombe, was promised money and status in a gang by undercover police, which led him to "pretend" he killed the boy, his defence lawyer says.
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