Live squirrels and an American basketballer's dog are just some of the thousands of items intercepted by biosecurity officers this year.
Cyclone Owen is expected to hit the Queensland coast on Friday evening as a destructive category four storm, bringing destructive winds and heavy rain.
The Australian share market is higher despite telco stocks weighing amid ACCC concerns over the merger of Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom.
The ACCC is worried that the merger of Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom into a $15 billion telco giant could mean higher mobile prices for consumers.
With Christmas fast approaching these are the stores which will be open for longer in the days leading up to the 25th.
Fred Ohlsson, boss of ANZ's Australian consumer bank, is leaving the firm after 17 years for a career break in his native Sweden.
The boss of gas pipeline company APA Group has announced his retirement less than a month after a $13 billion buyout was sunk by the Federal Government.
The federal government's budget bottom line is set to look better than it did in May, when Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hands down his first budget update.
Desperate parents trying to get their hands on the popular but hard to get Coles Little Shop Christmas cases are crying foul.
A 26-year-old gamer who is accused of assaulting his partner as he live-streamed himself playing popular title Fortnite has appeared in a NSW court.
Industry has six weeks to put forward expressions of interest to cash in on the federal government's plan to inject more supply into the electricity grid.
Federal Labor wants to see how countries calculate their emissions targets under the Paris Agreement before ruling out the use of accounting "tricks".
Former Victorian Liberal leader Ted Baillieu wants a full, independent audit of the party to ensure it is able to come back from defeat and unite.
A study has found Victoria Police employees are more likely to experience depression, alcohol dependence and suicidal thoughts than the general population.
Dual-listed franchise operator Restaurant Brands NZ says sales at its Aussie KFC outlets have lifted to $33 million for the quarter.
Eight Catholic institutions are still to join the national redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse and the government announced 27 had signed up.