Sarah Whyte and Eli Greenblat Three of the biggest laundry detergent makers in Australia accused of forming a price-fixing cartel with the knowledge of supermarket chain Woolworths.
Dan Harrison The marriage of Canberra couple Narell Majic and Ash Watson was so fresh they had not even received their wedding rings, which were not ready in time for the ceremony on Tuesday.
Peter Martin Australia has been accused of failing to defend its historic plain packaging tobacco legislation, with one report from Singapore talks describing Australia as a ‘‘constant stumbling block’’ to other...
Dan Harrison A baby born on Wednesday in Hunters Hill can expect to live two years longer than one born in Bankstown, according to data to be released on Thursday.
Natalie O'brien Australia's domestic spy agency has cancelled the passports of 20 men from western Sydney.
Natalie O'Brien Thousands of healthy greyhound puppies are disappearing, presumed killed, every year, but their deaths are not reported or investigated by the $144 million greyhound racing industry.
Tony Wright ''Ladies and gentlemen,'' announced wedding celebrant Roger Munson, ''I have the great privilege of introducing to you Chris and Ivan, husband and husband.''
Georgie Stone They don't bark, they don't need walking and you won't need to take them to the vet. Giant cockroaches and tarantulas are the new puppies and kittens as parents move away from giving their children...
Sarah Whyte Healthy eating in Australia has a new enemy: home-delivered McDonald's.
Bianca Hall A black and white portrait of Liberal Party legend Sir Robert Menzies hangs in pride of place in Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office, near the staunch monarchist's portrait of the Queen.
Tom Arup Former Reserve Bank governor wants the government to retain an independent climate body.
Peter Martin The budget update to be unveiled next week will forecast a deficit of about $40 billion.
Natalie O'Brien Australia's domestic spy agency ASIO has suddenly cancelled the passports of 20 men from across western Sydney, accusing them of being prepared to ''engage in politically motivated violence'' if they...
Bianca Hall Prime Minister Tony Abbott's announcement that the government would honour contracts signed by the previous government to raise childcare wages has only added to the confusion engulfing the sector.
SMH Photographer Peter Rae shoots a Noah's Ark of animals for the RSPCA Christmas Appeal. Meet Ducky, Clucky and Flappy Foot the ducks along with Hendricks, Dahlia, Peggy and Ted the mice and the...
Peter Martin The government has refused to give the Senate access to the secret text of the trade deal it is negotiating in Singapore.
Tom Allard East Timor's government believes it has identified the members of a team of four Australian spies who allegedly bugged its government offices, describing it as "very disturbing" that they apparently...
Jenna Price Employees at Catholic Healthcare have been threatened with disciplinary action if they cannot prove they have the right to work in Australia.
Markus Mannheim The federal bureaucracy must learn to deal effectively with unmotivated and incompetent staff, a series of reviews has found.
Mark Kenny Senior federal ministers believe Holden will cease production in Australia as early as 2016, it has been reported.