Police are investigating whether speed and alcohol were factors in a crash that killed four young friends believed to have been travelling to buy a cigarette lighter on the New South Wales north coast.
Clive Palmer has signalled he will support restoring temporary protection visas only if the Abbott government removes asylum seeker children from Christmas Island and Nauru.
Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek has defended mistakenly calling Africa a country instead of a continent, saying but said the government's $7 billion cut to foreign aid is the real embarrassment.
GPT has paid $608m to Cbus for the ‘Corner of Bourke and William’ (CBW) site
Romance, passion and captivating couture trends took - literally - centre stage at Melbourne's Town Hall on Tuesday night.
The release of a video that appears to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic State "abundantly justifies" Australia's military involvement in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said.
It was the tax that dared not speak its name, mostly because, well, it didn't actually raise any real money.
Workplace Relations Minister Eric Abetz says voters no longer believe the Coalition will bring back WorkChoices because the government has "neutralised" Labor and the unions' political attack over workplace laws.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has revealed the government is considering "non-lethal" military assistance and humanitarian aid in Ukraine.
Cash returns to investors were a key driver of the sharemarket during the earnings season, but is the more in the pipeline, Bank of America Merrill Lynch asks.