Private-sector wage growth has slid to record low of just 1.8 per cent, throwing into doubt budget projections and confounding the Reserve Bank, which would prefer not to have to cut interest rates again and run the risk of reigniting house prices.
Heath Aston, political correspondent Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen says Labor will not take a "Buffett rule" that cracks down on wealthy tax avoiders to the next election.
Eryk Bagshaw "A simple alteration could deny a claimant millions of dollars and save the company in the process"
Sean Nicholls The controversial former Labor MP is eyeing a bid for preselection in the seat of Gosford.
Lisa Visentin Once home to Redfern's Aboriginal community, The Block will be transformed primarily into student accommodation, under new plans lodged by the Aboriginal Housing Corporation for the area's redevelopment.
Adam Gartrell, political correspondent Australian forces are playing a key role in the escalating battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Melanie Kembrey Ola Haydar remembers screaming and screaming for help.
Peter Hannam Ballarat and Bendigo faced losing electricity during the recent great eastern Australian heatwave so NSW could avoid power cuts, underscoring the parlous state of the country's grid.
Kate McClymont A witness in the murder trial of property developer Ron Medich has told the jury he heard Mr Medich saying "he should've put her [Mr Medich's wife Odetta] where McGurk is."
Rachel Browne The Christian Brothers underpaid sexual abuse victims by $14 million, a royal commission has heard.