Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has taken a novel approach to attacking the Government's proposed data retention laws, appearing in an online satirical rap video
A whistleblower who was improperly sacked from the State Emergency Service for exposing potential misconduct in the ranks will return to the "job of her dreams" on Monday - more than a year after she was ousted.
Figures provided to a Senate Estimates hearing by workplace insurer Comcare show ACT government employees lodged claims at rates far above the private sector.
A national news-chat show - based partly on The Project - looks likely to replace state editions of 7.30, Fairfax Media can reveal.
Retail Food Group acquired Gloria Jean's Coffees for $163.5 million on Friday, sealing itself as Australia's coffee Goliath in terms of franchise brands, store counts and roasting capacity.
Storm chasing in Australia can be a frustrating interest.
Motoring Enthusiast Senator Ricky Muir has lost his second chief of staff in three months after Sarah Mennie quit on Friday.
A mostly upbeat tone to the annual general meeting season, including well-received updates from ResMed, Qantas and AMP, spurred shares higher on Friday to ensure a second straight week of gains.
The peak medical body has accused the Abbott government of acting too slowly to tackle the Ebola crisis because of concerns about the political consequences of an Australian health worker being infected with the disease.
Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie says she rejected overtures from the Abbott government to strike a special deal for her home state in exchange for support for university fee deregulation.
Manslaughter parolee kept behind bars for pistol crimes in Wagga.
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