Australians are self-funding more and more of their own health costs, with growth in spending from state and federal governments at a record low.
A government MP has told outspoken Palmer United senator Jacqui Lambie that her mangled messages are damaging the anti-burqa movement in Australia, bluntly saying she should "shut up".
Queensland’s $2.6 billion Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal remains on track to start exporting coal in November despite the collapse of one of its owners, Bandanna Energy, chief executive Robert Barnes said.
Federation Centres and Stockland have the highest number of chemists that could be under pressure from the Competition Policy Review Panel recommendations.
A rebound in the big banks and a better than expected reading of Chinese factory activity powered a rally in Australian shares.
Iron ore, Australia's largest mineral export, has hit the price skids but it's a similar story for most of the nation's other top mineral exports.
Clive Palmer has been overheard questioning the intelligence of outspoken Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie, in a conversation with colleague Zhenya "Dio" Wang at Parliament on Tuesday, according to sources.
She may have been the littlest one in her family but Phoebe Hunt was also the most bossy.
A federal Liberal MP has slammed the ABC for broadcasting what he says are inflammatory "conspiracy theories" about last week's terror raids on last night's Q&A program.
A third trial is scheduled to begin early next year and is estimated to take six months.
Featherdale Wildlife Park shows of it's new emu chicks and Ngukkur the croc comes out of hibernation.
There's plenty to do around town these school holidays.