It's enough to make the program's millions of customers think the sky is falling.
Michael Pascoe With so many weddings, little wonder Tony Abbott is enjoying a honeymoon, albeit only with coalition voters.
Australians remain the richest people in the world, by one measure at least.
Glenda Kwek Consumer confidence has fallen slightly for the month but remains a "solid result", following a jump in sentiment after the federal election, a private survey finds.
Australia's unemployment rate is due to rise in 2014 as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) downgrades growth prospects for the nation.
Glenda Kwek The housing market is at the start of a boom and is not in a bubble, with any such concerns premature, HSBC says.
One out of every eight homes sold is fetching less than it cost.
Glenda Kwek Job advertisements have risen for the first time in seven months, but remain 15 per cent lower than a year ago, a private survey has found.
Glenda Kwek The upturn in sentiment seen following the election is holding, but it has yet to translate into a similarly significant lift in business conditions,
The chances of another rate cut are remote after two of Australia's biggest banks altered their forecasts.
Michael Pascoe Executing a 180-degree turn is a tricky manoeuvre for a naval fleet as big as the one sailing into Sydney Harbour this weekend.
Long-serving Origin Energy chairman Kevin McCann is retiring from the electricity retailer, and will be replaced by fellow board member and Westpac director Gordon Cairns.
Leighton Holdings says it is "deeply concerned" about bribery and fraud allegations made against the building giant, but denies it has a culture of corruption and cover-ups.
Australia forecasts solid growth over the next five years for two of its biggest export earners, iron ore and thermal coal, but analysts warned it may struggle to meet targets for coal as global...
Domestic spending is leaking overseas more than previously thought, new figures by the ABS reveal.
Official figures show Australia's trade balance remained in the red in August, with a deficit of 815 million dollars.
The housing sector's recovery seems to be softening but economists are confident construction activity will strengthen later in the year.
Malcolm Maiden The RBA will have noted rising house prices and stronger retail sales, but all that is overshadowed by the partial US government shutdown.
Take a look at the changes in this month's RBA statement.
Glenda Kwek The Reserve Bank has kept interest rates on hold for the second month, as improving data boosts hopes of a lift in the economy.
Glenda Kwek Retailers have received a welcome boost after stronger-than-expected sales growth, driven by department stores.