A Melbourne boy was punched in the throat by a strange man outside his primary school on Monday morning, police have alleged.
A Supreme Court judge has granted bail with ‘‘a degree of hesitation’’ to a 60-year-old Melbourne grandmother accused of being a major heroin dealer.
ABC has closed its Wagin regional centre and Perth viewers will lose their Friday night state-based program for a national edition as part of $254 million of federal government cuts and changes to the public broadcaster.
Craig Thomson has been warned by a judge she has the power to increase the sentence imposed on the former federal MP if she rules against him in his appeal against a jail term.
Charter Hall Group has paid $171.4 million industrial portfolio leased to the leading Australasian poultry producer and processor, Inghams Enterprises, on behalf of its managed funds.
Managing director of the ABC, Mark Scott, addressed staff on Monday confirming that the local ACT edition of 7.30 will be axed as 400 staff across the broadcaster are expected to lose their jobs.
Seven West Media chief executive Tim Worner says he isn't prepared to write off free-to-air television because he believes the small screen has a knack of reinventing itself.
A 66-year-old life member of the Bros outlaw motorcycle gang was involved in the "ferocious beating" of a suspected drug dealer who died after his head was smashed open with a pole, a court has heard.
Consumer watchdogs around Australia are launching a national crackdown on businesses making false or misleading "was/now" price claims.
China’s first rate cut in more than two years has sent shares in Australia’s iron ore miners surging higher, with the prospect of lower lending rates expected to boost the ailing housing construction sector in the world’s second largest economy.