Victorians will be guaranteed public holiday rates on three major public holidays as the government moves to enshrine three days in law.
Rising coal prices boosted returns from Washington H Soul Pattinson's stake in miner New Hope, in turn lifting first-half profit 22.6 per cent.
The NSW premier says a report suggesting Allianz Stadium could have been upgraded to meet safety standards for $18 million is incorrect.
Sigma Healthcare's FY profit has fallen by a third after the drugs wholesaler started restructuring in response to the loss of its Chemist Warehouse deal.
Armed with two canisters filled with petrol and a cigarette lighter, the driver menaced the year two students before tying them up with electric cable.
Bernard Tomic will face a second-round Miami Open challenge from Novak Djokovic after Tomas Berdych pulled out of their opening-round clash.
Police will on Thursday begin a forensic excavation of a parcel of land at a home in NSW's north, as part of investigations into missing mother Roxlyn Bowie.
After leaving a train of devastation in north Queensland, Tropical Cyclone Trevor is heading for the Northern Territory where it is likely to intensify.
WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Experienced staff were reduced to tears after vets were forced to euthanise a Dalmatian with serious wounds.
Navitas will get a $5 million full-year profit boost after a UK court ruled local subsidiary SAE Education was exempt from the British equivalent of the GST.
The number of criminal offences recorded in Victoria have risen by 1.7 per cent in the year to December 31, figures released on Thursday show.
After having to run to theatre for the first time in his career, Vascular surgeon Adib Khanafer was confronted with a sight that he would never forget.
During a People's Forum with undecided voters, NSW Labor leader Michael Daley was not able to recall how much cash his party had pledged for schools and TAFE.
Australia is deciding its next steps after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Christchurch mosque attacks opened up a diplomatic rift.
A five-year-old girl has been found safe after she was abducted from a central Queensland town, with a 24-year-old woman due to face court over the kidnapping.
The NSW premier believes online trolling is getting worse and has criticised the Labor leader for damaging the political conversation around migration.
NSW police are looking for two men in relation to the suspicious death of a 33-year-old man in an inner Sydney hotel nearly two years ago.
A 46-year-old northern NSW man has been refused bail after he appeared in court accused of sexually assaulting two former partners.