Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she does not believe the Great Barrier Reef is threatened, insisting Australia is doing everything possible to protect the environmental icon.
A striking US dollar rally against the yen – which has seen the greenback at seven-year highs against the Japanese currency – is not likely to be reversed soon, according to analysts.
Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef will be “slaughtered” this century as seas warm and become more acidic, dismissing comments by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop that the reef was not at risk.
University cheating mastermind Yingying Dou has responded to The Sydney Morning Herald's investigation after nine days, telling the journalists who uncovered the scandal to "go to hell".
Sydney commuters will face a tough choice – head early to the beach or stay longer in their air-conditioned offices to dodge the worst of Friday’s scorching heat.
A Sydney pensioner charged with recruiting and sending seven men to fight in Syria claims the "fanciful" case is based on "innocuous" acts like providing maps of Istanbul, religious advice and the details of mutual friends to show the travellers around foreign cities.
The consumer watchdog says households were signed up to EnergyAustralia plans over the phone without their knowledge or consent.
The Egyptian president has hinted he may pardon Australian journalist Peter Greste and his al-Jazeera colleagues.
A NSW legislative inquiry into alcohol and drug-related violence has recommended that the state's controversial lock-out laws be reviewed at the "earliest possible stage."
Billabong executives have warned shareholders not to expect radical improvements overnight, but said they were confident the brand had entered a turnaround phase.
Celebrities help raise money for patients at The Children's Hospital at Westmead