A former employee of the firm which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says he quit his job with the waste management company a year ago because he did not want to accidentally kill someone.
Australia's top spy has launched an impassioned appeal to the nation's half a million Muslims not to mistake the Abbott government's counterterrorism push as "fighting Islam".
The head of the Transport Workers Union has justified his use of a slush fund and a lack of disclosure about its use, saying it had helped rid the Health Services Union of corruption.
The Gold Coast branch of the ANZ Bank sees its fair share of wealthy new customers, but few could match the depositing power of the smartly-dressed tourists with Russian accents who opened accounts in 2011.
Cardinal George Pell has strongly defended Melbourne Response as Australia's first comprehensive redress scheme for victims of clerical sexual abuse.
The nifty insect is much-loved by farmers here and throughout the world. By David Ellery.
World War I, like World War II 25 years later, began more with a whimper than a bang if you take the contemporary news reports at face value.
From the classic rock of Queen to Nick Cave's imagined 20,000th day on earth, we have the week covered.
Scammers using tax-related reclaim schemes have stolen more money from Australians in the first month of the financial year than from January to June combined, figures from the consumer watchdog show.
Cardinal George Pell strongly defends Melbourne Response as Australia's first comprehensive redress scheme for victims of clerical sexual abuse.
This home is located amidst other exclusive residences in a very popular area.