Treasurer Joe Hockey has added to the confusion surrounding the federal government's proposed $7 GP fee declaring it remains alive even after the Prime Minister's office had briefed several journalists at different media organisations that the policy was to be shelved.
The family of Karmah Jayne Hall✓, who suicided at her foster parents' property in Sydney's north-west, claim authorities failed to inform them of her death in September.
NSW government optimism about how much it can raise from the sale of electricity industry assets has been dealt a blow after the regulator forced through steep cuts to electricity bills.
Australian cricketers are continuing to rally around injured batsman Phillip Hughes, who remains in an induced coma in St Vincent's Hospital after being struck on the head by a cricket ball.
A Sydney mother has avoided going to jail after she hit and killed a six-year-old boy outside Carlingford Public School last December.
Mobile businesses have been on the rise in the US and elsewhere as aspiring entrepreneurs sought ways to run businesses for less money in a jittery economy.
Are Australia's cyber defences up to scratch? Could traffic lights fail and "Cybergeddon" bring down our critical infrastructure? The Australian government will soon find out after Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a review of Australia's cyber security strategy.
Pedestrians have welcomed the trial of countdown timers at six busy intersections in the Sydney CBD, Parramatta and Chatswood.
So it's big: weighing 27,500 tonnes and stretching 230 metres long and 32 metres wide. Bigger than four Olympic-sized swimming pools. Bigger than eight standard-sized blue whales, if they happened to be lined up on the flight deck head to fluke.
A carer and gambling addict who murdered the elderly man she was looking after will almost certainly die in custody after being sentenced to at least 19 years in jail.