Police hold grave fears for the welfare of two brothers who were abducted by their father on the far north coast on Sunday morning.
Local shares are poised to bounce at the open on the back of a strong lead from overseas markets.
As the G20 finance ministers meeting draws near, the OECD has released a set of recommendations designed to tackle profit shifting and tax avoidance by multinational corporations.
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has left open the possibility that Australia's attacks on Islamic State militants could spread across the Iraq border into the terror group's heartland in Syria.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has acknowledged that military operations in Iraq will be "highly hazardous" as an expert warned that insider attacks on Australian advisers would be a danger.
Last week it was iron ore. On Tuesday it was coal's turn, with the Chinese government tightening regulations that, while forcing out lower quality imports, will help to protect its domestic coal miners.
A Chinese investor has splashed out $11.4 million at auction to buy a small Carlton office building that is right in the heart of the city-fringe apartment and education precinct.
Lantern Hotel Group has paid $8.25 million for the Waterworks Hotel in Botany.
"Challenging" is the way H2o architects director Mark O'Dwyer described his latest project: how to protect Horsham's new world-class genetic seed bank, which requires specimens to be stored at minus 20 degrees?
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.