The family of Roberto Curti, who died after being tasered by Sydney police, has welcomed news the officers involved may be charged.
Taxes are set to rise on poker machines in Victoria and public transport fares will increase to help boost the state's budget surplus.
Keli Lane, the former elite water polo player jailed for killing her newborn baby, has had her appeal dismissed.
Peter Foster has again failed to front a Brisbane court, where his lawyer was left to argue against an earlier jail term handed to the notorious conman.
Federal, state and territory leaders have opted to abolish the National Occupation Licensing Authority set up by the former Labor federal government.
Lawyers are seeking Australian citizenship for a newborn baby at the heart of a dispute over whether he and his family should be returned to Nauru.
The miners' union says government-owned power generator CS Energy is scrimping and saving on a wage deal to prime the business for sale.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes it is appropriate for the Reserve Bank of Australia governor to comment on the Australian dollar.
NSW Transport Minister Duncan Gay has launched the campaign Don't Trust Your Tired Self, aimed at cutting the number of fatigue-related crashes.
Holden employees in Melbourne have told Labor leader Bill Shorten they are frustrated the government did not defend their jobs.
Tony Mokbel's final bid to appeal his conviction and 30-year jail term has been rejected in the High Court.
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