Housing credit has continued to soar in September, according to private sector credit figures released by the Reserve Bank on Friday morning.
The federal government has reluctantly agreed to climate change being on the agenda at the G-20 summit in Brisbane - but discussions will come under the heading of energy efficiency.
The sector is buckling under pressure from the fickle consumer.
Police have locked down a number of streets in Fairfield East in Sydney as they hunt for a gang of men who are suspected of robbing a bank in a neighbouring suburb on Friday morning.
A Perth man flying home from Chile has been detained in New Zealand after getting so drunk he became aggressive towards cabin crew and passengers on a flight to Melbourne.
There will be a visible police presence in the Snowy Mountains this weekend as thousands of motorcyclists take to the roads for the 2014 Snowy Ride to raise money for research into childhood cancer.
Mirvac Group will focus on more residential and mixed use projects to take advantage of the buoyant housing market and to help directors achieve the forecast 1 to 3 per cent earnings growth for the 2015 financial year.
The Australian government would join a controversial Chinese-led infrastructure bank if Beijing can meet global governance standards, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says, despite reports that cabinet's National Security Committee had found against it on strategic grounds.
The Federal Government won't be remembering the first Australians to be killed on home soil by the enemy at centenary commemorations in 2015.
Celia Perceval plants her blank canvas against a flat dark rock and perches in the scrub, wondering about spiders and whether her bum crack is showing. “It’s funnel-web country, wet and leafy,” she says, glancing at the ground.
A man accused of killing his estranged partner's ex-boyfriend in the Blue Mountains two years ago has been ...