Some of Australia's biggest building firms are implicated in improper dealings with subcontractors and union officials on construction and mining sites across the country.
Once the top advocate for employees, the union movement has hit hard times.
Al-Qaeda-linked groups enticing dozens of Australians to join the bloody conflict in Syria have begun setting up camps to train foreign fighters to launch terrorist attacks when they return home.
Jana Pittman and Astrid Radjenovic are at pains to tell you they won't win a medal in the bobsleigh in Sochi.
Nights in the winter of 1934 the children of the district and a few of their fathers in oilskins drifted across cold paddocks to listen to the world as they wanted it to be.
A man who was granted asylum in Australia and then helped smuggle other asylum seekers into the country 10 years later has told a Sydney court he did it for "humanitarian and altruistic reasons", not greed.
Elite athletes need to receive more support so they can better cope with life after competition, sporting and health experts argue.
Up to 100 public service jobs look set to be lost as the Abbott government scraps the national charities watchdog.
An open speed limit trial will commence in the Territory from tomorrow, but expect a strong police presence.
Seven out of 10 Australians support pledging allegiance to Australia and its people, rather than to the Queen, suggesting republican sentiment remains strong even though the movement for change has stalled.
CHRIS Ninness showed he’s as handy with a cricket bat in his hands as a hockey stick, digging ...