Australia is in the box seat to crack the US sugar market, leaked trade documents show. But, in return, it may have to allow US companies to sue Australian governments in international tribunals, a concession it has not been willing to make until now.
Australians are ignoring government pleas to work longer and instead are taking early retirement when they hit their 50s, new figures show.
Thousands of Holden workers are expected to find out their fate on Tuesday morning, many weeks after their US head office in Detroit decided to cut them adrift.
It's audition season for thousands of aspiring performers hoping to sing, dance and act their way into one of Australia's top schools.
Melbourne tennis coach Paul Arber was seen to stop at an ATM, give money to a homeless man and pat a couple's dog before he went missing in Hamilton on New Zealand's North Island on Saturday.
When Martin Grant's designs were stocked in David Jones seven years ago, the Australian market was not sophisticated enough to embrace his elegant clothing.
Joan Isaacs was 14 years old and near the top of her class at the Sacred Heart Convent Sandgate in Brisbane when Father Francis Derriman got her to join his "cult-like" group of four children.
Working families are still as reliant on grandparents for childcare as they were three decades ago, according to a new report that reveals almost half of Australian children with employed mothers are being cared for in part by their grandparents.
“Let the little children come to me; do not stop them: for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs”.
East Timor's government believes it has identified the members of a team of four Australian spies who allegedly bugged its government offices, describing it as "very disturbing" that they apparently used the cover of an aid program.