Firefighters will battle through the night to contain a large fire that tore through swathes of bushland on NSW's Central Coast.
‘Biggest daschund’ to lose puppy fat
Obie, a five-year-old, 35kg daschund whose owners loved him almost to death, is on a diet and exercise regimen to try to lose weight. Portland resident and dog-lover…
Qantas Cut to Lowest Investment Grade by S&P on Losses
Qantas Airways Ltd. (QAN), the Australian carrier that yesterday struck a 10-year alliance with Emirates to turn around losses on international routes, had its credit rating cut to…
Australia has the know-how to boost wellbeing
AUSTRALIA is in the middle of a wellbeing boom thanks to a surge in the value of the population's collective know-how.
Blood-curdling screams: debt collector killed in home office
A solicitor and professional debt collector has been killed inside the Blue Mountains property that doubled as his firm's office and his family home.
Aussie doc goes well in Africa, aged 88
AT the age of 88, Sydney-born Catherine Hamlin still walks from her mudbrick home on the banks of an African river to perform surgery at the hospital she…
Australian Unemployment Unexpectedly Falls, Lifting Currency
Australia’s jobless rate unexpectedly declined in August on signs employers in mining states are still hiring workers, boosting the local currency after a three-day slide.
Dexter the cat has claws out in mayoral race as he takes centre stage in Randwick
AUSTRALIA’S first cat candidate, Dexter, will be mingling with other Randwick City hopefuls on Saturday, vying for the illustrious title of world’s first feline mayor. The cat stars…
Indonesia cold on refugee ship transfers
INDONESIA has threatened to deny Australian requests for ship-to-ship transfer of rescued refugees so they can be returned to Indonesia.
Spain Set to Surrender Rank of 12th-Biggest Economy to Australia
Australia, driven by the biggest resource-investment expansion since the 19th century, is poised to overtake debt-laden Spain as the world’s 12th largest economy, measured by gross domestic product.