To people like Rob Gell, having a reasonable expectation of scattered showers is second nature.
The Australian Retailers Association has indicated it would be prepared support a union's push to increase the security of casual workers, as long as employers retained flexibility.
Richard Katter, the younger half-brother of north Queensland MP Bob Katter, has spoken out about the mental health problems that young gay and lesbian people face in rural and regional Australia.
The Bureau of Meteorology's interactive service, MetEye, allows you to pinpoint within a six-square-kilometre area what the forecast is for your suburb or rural area for the next week.
Canberra is the best place in the world to live. And Australia is the best country, despite its problems.
A man accused of running down his ex-girlfriend's former lover in a fit of rage later claimed that the victim ran in front of his car "like a f---ing stunt man", a Sydney court has heard.
It was a dramatic day on the local sharemarket, despite the October meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia delivering no surprises.
A 302-metre super tower proposed for 555 Collins Street will need special approval for construction cranes to penetrate Melbourne's airspace after its owners submitted fresh plans to build a mix of offices, a hotel and apartments on the corner city site.
The Abbott government is extending the royal commission into trade unions into next year and expanding its scope to allow a deeper probe into criminal conduct by officials.
Parents are being asked to fork out as much as $1000 for primary school excursions, prompting concerns children from poorer homes could be priced out of school camps.