NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell says the need to improve productivity is the single greatest challenge facing Australia.
The father of a teenager who died while working on Labor's home insulation scheme wants to save other young men from being butchered, a lawyer says.
Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens says there needs to be a serious conversation about community expectations for new services.
Staff at a Melbourne hospital have alleged they were told to fudge emergency department data to meet government targets.
Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens says the Australian car industry has more challenges than a high Australian dollar.
The deaths of two elderly patients at a Brisbane hospital have been linked to an outbreak of the streptococcus A bacteria.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and two state premiers have warmed up for a COAG meeting with early morning runs in Canberra.
A man who took himself to a Brisbane hospital after he was shot in the hip is refusing to help police find the person who opened fire on him.
A Melbourne woman has been sexually assaulted and robbed in a Melbourne car dealership by a young skateboarder.
Four young men have used a gun to threaten another man and still his white Mitsubishi Lancer at a Malabar intersection.
ACCC alleges Australians paid more for some laundry detergents under a cartel.
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