A Leighton Holdings subsidiary is facing a corruption inquiry after it won a $5 billion Indian coalmining deal in partnership with a company owned by the family of India's former coal minister.
Much of the Great Barrier Reef is continuing to degrade, especially areas closest to the mainland, where new port developments are awaiting approval from the federal government.
Australian businesses and households face months of uncertainty over energy pricing after the Labor opposition resolved on Friday to stick with the unpopular carbon tax unless the government adopts its policy of an emissions trading scheme.
A while ago now, when there was still a Cold War, the world wide web hadn't yet been invented, no one had a mobile phone in their pocket and newspaper companies still had money to lavish on reporters, I was sent off to trek around the USSR.
A wine list is an unusual choice for bedtime reading, but 23-year-old Julia Sewell has perused Rockpool Bar and Grill's 156-page wine list every night for the past month, ensuring her knowledge of wine remains as sharp as her palate.
Somewhere between the cyber espionage that outed the US as Big Brother Inc and the phone-hacking scandal that sank Rupert Murdoch's British form of journalism, the real news of the world may be Spies 'R' Us.
For most of this year, it has been Gai Waterhouse versus the world.
Queensland police have been warned that members of the latest outlaw motorcycle gang to move onto the Gold Coast say they would rather kill police than be arrested and face the government's new laws.
How do you design a building that will sit next to the most famous building in the world?
An Israeli man jailed over the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin has provided a rare glimpse into the cell where Melbourne man Ben Zygier, known as Prisoner X, ended his life.
A year through the lens of chief photographer Barry Smith
DEAN Chapple had lots of giggles yesterday.
NORTH Tamworth Redbacks’ English import Stuart Plant is one person looking forward to Sunday’s SCG Country Cup trek ...