The Abbott government will "seriously" examine an independent taskforce's call for a royal commission into sexual assault and abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy, government sources have said.
Defence Minister David Johnston has expressed "regret" over his extraordinary remark that he would not trust the government's shipbuilder ASC to "build a canoe".
The petrol tanker stand off in Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay is over.
Police were called after an elaborately staged safety drill conducted by a leading investment bank caused neighbouring tenants to panic after finding a fake bomb.
ABC staff facing the threat of redundancy will be pitted against each other in a "skills audit" process - nicknamed "The Hunger Games".
European Union authorities are set to unveil a long-awaited investment plan this week with the ambition of channeling 315 billion euros($460 billion) into public infrastructure projects like transportation, communications and energy over the next three years.
Cabcharge director Rodney Gilmour has headed off an embarrassing vote against his appointment five months ago by resigning a few hours before the company's annual general meeting on Wednesday.
The owner of Zuji has cautioned investors that it expects the domestic leisure travel market to remain flat for the rest of this financial year, echoing sentiment from the country’s largest airlines.
Tony Abbott has called on nervous government MPs to maintain internal discipline in the face of the ABC funding controversy and bad polling.
Defence Minister David Johnston says he wouldn't trust the government's own shipbuilding firm to "build a canoe", seriously denting hopes the next fleet of submarines will be made locally.
TWO men are serving jail time over the sexual assault of a teenager earlier this year.