A decades-old Australian workplace tradition, the sick note, looks set to be consigned to history and replaced by the 21st version; the “fit note”.
International tourists do not view Australia as a culinary hot spot, something Tourism Australia will set about changing as part of a campaign it launches on Wednesday.
Prepare to pay for your mail, as the chairman of Australia Post signals that residents will soon pay for letter delivery to offset multi-million dollar losses.
The turn-back of two groups of asylum seekers on Monday has put further strain on the Australia-Indonesia relationship after Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa launched another stinging criticism of the Abbott government's boats policy
Photographer Brendan Beirne thought he might be lucky to snap a few frames of billionaire James Packer arriving at his Bondi home on Sunday afternoon.
A 3.5 metre statue depicting Colin Firth in his celebrated role as Mr Darcy in a BBC television series of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is on its way to Melbourne after its surprise acquisition by the National Trust of Australia.
They're already nursing injuries thought to include a black eye and missing tooth from their very public dust-up on a Bondi street.
They are more like brothers than friends, but in the bright Sunday afternoon daylight James Packer and David Gyngell exchanged blows and wrestled on a busy footpath outside the media mogul's Bondi Beach house like a couple of schoolboys.
Further doubts have been raised about the financial viability of proposals by two Indian multinationals to develop Australia’s largest coal mine in Queensland’s untapped Galilee Basin.