UPDATE 11.30am: The Macquarie Radio Network has announced that it will be temporarily suspending all advertising on Alan Jones' 2GB breakfast show.October 7, 2012, 11:30 am
Federal Attorney-General Nicola Roxon concedes the Migration Act may have to be amended following the High Court's ruling paving the way for asylum seekers deemed security risks to be granted visas.October 7, 2012, 1:04 pm
A woman needed stitches after allegedly being hit in the face with a high-heeled shoe at a hotel in Sydney's south.October 7, 2012, 10:00 am
The father of four girls involved in an international custody dispute says Australian media camped in front of his home will not help his daughters adjust.October 7, 2012, 9:08 am
Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says his wife may not be a political person but it won’t stop her publicly defending him again if attacks on his attitude towards women continue.October 6, 2012, 11:51 am
UPDATE 2.30pm: National Australia, Commmonwealth and Westpac banks have cut their interest rates, but by less than the latest reduction by the Reserve Bank.October 5, 2012, 2:27 pm
UPDATE 9.30am: The family of four sisters at the centre of an international custody dispute is considering a legal challenge in Italy.October 5, 2012, 9:30 am
Attorneys-general are meeting in Brisbane to discuss concerns about social media sites in the wake of Jill Meagher's death.October 5, 2012, 8:13 am
The Reserve Bank is under pressure to deliver more interest rate cuts after figures showed exports and home sales are collapsing.October 4, 2012, 2:20 am
The suspicions of long-suffering borrowers have been confirmed - the nation's banks pass on increases in official interest rates faster than cuts.October 4, 2012, 2:19 am
All six people died when a vintage plane crashed north of Brisbane, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.October 3, 2012, 12:58 pm
Up to 20 Australians on a skiing holiday in New Zealand were hit with a highly contagious virus after visiting a town whose water supply was contaminated, but the group contacted authorities only once they had returned home.October 3, 2012, 10:00 am
The Reserve Bank has a reason to hold off on an interest rate cut today after new figures revealed an increase in house values across the country.October 2, 2012, 8:47 am
If the Liberal Party opposes the abolition of Wheat Exports Australia, it will be proof that Nationals maverick Barnaby Joyce is writing the coalition's economic policy, Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese says.October 2, 2012, 3:11 am
New signs of economic problems confronting China will give the Reserve Bank the impetus to cut interest rates when it meets today.October 2, 2012, 2:15 am
Update: Woolworths and Mercedes-Benz have joined other corporate heavyweights in pulling their advertising from Alan Jones’s radio show after the broadcaster’s comments about the Prime Minister’s late father.October 1, 2012, 9:29 am
Social media giant Facebook is refusing a police request to take down hate material posted in response to Jill Meagher's death.October 1, 2012, 8:52 am
Skilled New Zealand tradies in their twenties are replacing young, well-educated Kiwis as the face of trans-Tasman migration.October 1, 2012, 7:45 am
Federal ministers want Sydney radio shock jock Alan Jones sacked for saying Julia Gillard's 83-year-old father died of shame over his daughter's "lies".October 1, 2012, 6:33 am
Accused rapist and killer Adrian Ernest Bayley will receive Victoria's highest level of protection in jail amid fears for his safety.October 1, 2012, 5:30 am
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