A woman, 29, and an elderly man have died in hospital after being hit by cars in separate incidents in suburban Melbourne.
The government has announced a Royal Commission into the bungeled home insulation scheme that left four young men dead will begin in Brisbane.
A high-wage Australia can compete in advanced manufacturing, says coalition frontbencher Malcolm Turnbull.
Activists say the NSW government and Rio Tinto are working together to push through a coal mine approval previously overturned in the land court.
Indian fugitive hit-run driver Puneet Puneet says it was an accident when he hit and killed 19-year-old Dean Hofstee in Melbourne in 2008.
Paid parental leave, infrastructure, manufacturing and federalism will be on the agenda of Tony Abbott's first COAG meeting with premiers.
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey is set to hand down a "shocking" budget deficit for this financial year in his update next Tuesday.
Tasmania's government remains hopeful a pulp mill can be built in the state's north.
The aviation authority has grounded the fleet of a regional NSW airline after it found they hadn't inspecting planes according to maintenance schedules.
Labor MPs Martin Foley and Wade Noonan have been elected to the Victorian shadow cabinet.
Toyota says it's disappointed the Federal Court has stopped an employee vote on changes to its workplace agreement.
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