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Attorney-General George Brandis has cleared out the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

George Brandis clears out 'infuriating' tribunal

Attorney-General George Brandis has cleared the decks of the troublesome Administrative Appeals Tribunal, making more than 60 appointments including several people with Liberal Party links.

Broadcasters' shares surge on $127m government gift

Communications Minister Senator Mitch Fifield said the move would help the broadcasters that are under competitive ...

Shares in Australia's free-to-air TV and radio networks have jumped after the federal government regulated a cut in broadcasting licence fees in a bid to ease pressure from foreign tech companies and online streaming services.

Malcolm Turnbull blasts personality politics

Malcolm Turnbull has blasted personality politics amid the latest Tony Abbott policy intervention

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on his MPs to stop focusing on internal divisions, even as he took a swipe at Tony Abbott's latest high-profile intervention in the direction of the government.

Bereavement traumatises Aboriginal youths

A ten-year-old girl took her own life three years after her sister's suicide.

An inquest into a disturbing cluster of suicides by Aboriginal youths in Western Australia's far north will hear how bereavement stress is causing indigenous children to despair.

Watts, Garlett ruled out for Demons

The Demons will be without Jeff Garlett against the Swans

In-form Melbourne will be without Jack Watts and Jeff Garlett as they fight for a spot in the top four against Sydney at the MCG on Friday night.

Watts, Garlett ruled out for Demons

The Demons will be without Jeff Garlett against the Swans

In-form Melbourne will be without Jack Watts and Jeff Garlett as they fight for a spot in the top four against Sydney at the MCG on Friday night.

'America's most hated man' loses mistrial bid

Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, arrives at federal court in the Brooklyn ...

Martin Shkreli's criminal fraud trial jury hasn't been selected yet and already the brash pharma executive tried to get the case thrown out of court and lashed out at reporters covering his case.

Health fears amid Greek rubbish strike

Piraeus city hall has hired a private companies to spray hills of rubbish with a calx as mounds of rubbish festered in ...

Bags of rubbish and rotting vegetables are piled high on the pavements of Greek capital's port of Piraeus - a labour dispute fast turning into a public health crisis.

AFL appeals Houli's two-match ban

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull chats with Bachar Houli at an Eid celebration at Punt Road this week

The AFL has taken the unprecedented step of appealing its own tribunal's decision to give Bachar Houli a discounted two-match ban because of his impeccable character for the intentional strike that knocked out Carlton's Jed Lamb.

Markets Live: Miners lead ASX rebound

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Shares push higher, led by gains in the miners after commodity prices rose overnight, despite Fed and ECB officials rattling global investors.

Mandarin Oriental to open in Zaha Hadid tower

Mandarin Oriental Group will operate a 196-key hotel in the Zaha Hadid-designed tower in Collins Street.

Luxury hotel operator Mandarin Oriental Group will open its first Australian hotel in a stunning, vase-like Melbourne tower designed by the world's greatest female architect, Zaha Hadid, before she died unexpectedly last year.

`Enigma Network' rocks Hong Kong with sudden 90% losses

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It sounds straight out of Le Carre: "The Enigma Network." But suddenly that phrase is sending shock waves across Hong Kong equities, in an unexpected culmination of one man's campaign to train a spotlight on the darkest corners of the market.

Ex-AFL footballer Yarran still in prison

Former Fremantle star Yarran is behind bars after an alleged police pursuit through Gosnells

​Former Fremantle Dockers footballer Shane Yarran remains in prison after his bail application was refused and he was deemed too great a risk of reoffending by a magistrate.

It's not you, it's the market, Buffett tells Trump

AQR analysts claim that had you been able to take Warren Buffett's investment pronouncements and let computers build ...

It's not Trump, it's America. That's the view of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, when asked whether Donald Trump deserves credit for surging stock prices after he won the presidential election in November.