A truck driver who hit and killed a prominent Queensland vet because he was falling asleep at the wheel has been sentenced to three years' jail.
Two Malaysian workers at a hotel on Tasmania's east coast were underpaid because of their race, a Federal Circuit Court judge has ruled.
Colleen McCullough knew what she was doing and was under no pressure when she left her estate to the University of Oklahoma Foundation, a court has heard.
Authorities are warning residents in Sunshine in Melbourne's west about a smoke haze and to monitor conditions after after a house was engulfed in flames.
The AFL's trip to the Red Centre is a big deal in a part of the world that takes Australian football more seriously than Melbourne.
The Turnbull government has boosted its numbers in the Senate by one, after Tasmanian independent Steve Martin announced he is joining the Nationals.
Shares in price comparison service iSelect have jumped as much as 21 per cent after a group linked to UK-based rival Compare The Market took a stake.
A new report by Energy Safe Victoria reveals 18 homes and 45 sheds were destroyed by a bushfire in the state's southwest due to poorly constructed power lines.
Four swimmers have had a 'hair-raising' moment near a NSW beach, getting trapped inside a cave and sparking a large-scale rescue operation.
The banking ombudsman has conceded he got it wrong in the case of a widow trying to sort out her husband's business loans with Suncorp.
Former NSW premier Mike Baird has appeared before an inquiry to explain a decision to move the Powerhouse Museum from Ultimo to Sydney's west.
Telstra's ratings have been downgraded by S&P Global Ratings, on the back of intense competition across its core businesses and lower margins.
Three armed and masked men are on the run with stolen phones and wads of cash after holding up a tavern on the NSW mid-north coast.
A man has been seriously burned after the scissor lift he was in hit powerlines causing his clothes to catch fire in Sydney's west.