Coal miner Whitehaven has posted a massive 20-fold jump in full-year profit to $405.4 million, on the back of higher volumes and a jump in prices.
One of the vacant seats in the Senate has been filled with the swearing-in of a new Liberal senator for Western Australia.
Yarra City mayor Amanda Stone is preparing for talks with the federal government about her council's controversial decisions about Australia Day ceremonies.
Chinese "slapping therapist" Hongchi Xiao has been charged following his extradition from the UK over the manslaughter of a six-year-old boy in Sydney.
Mirvac says a strong performance in its investment portfolio and strong operational earnings have helped boost its full-year profit, but revenue has fallen.
MasterChef judge George Calombaris has admitted assaulting a 19-year-old man after the A-League grand final earlier this year.
Insurance giant QBE has lifted first-half profit 30 per cent to $US345 million despite a claims blowout in an emerging markets business it will now restructure.
Police say a $400,000 colonial-era painting titled Passage of the Blacks has been stolen from a Melbourne home.
Treasurer Scott Morrison believes the government is making the right decisions to lift wages after figures showing salaries continue to grow at a 20-year low.
Wesfarmers has reported a $2.87 billion full-year profit, but Coles has suffered its first fall in earnings since the conglomerate acquired it nine years ago.
Srong earnings growth in the Americas and Asia has helped boost Treasury Wine Estates' full-year net profit by 55 per cent to $269.1 million.
Former Liberal senator Cory Bernardi believes Malcolm Turnbull should prorogue the parliament, warning there is a lack of confidence in politics.
US President Donald Trump has been criticised by his own party and his allies over his comments blaming "both sides" for the fatal rally in Virginia.
Despite boasting he could easily replace fleeing CEOs, Donald Trump has made the pre-emptive decision to disband two key White House advisory groups.
Australian scientists say that the evolution of animals is down to the rise of algae 650 million years ago.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says he would welcome formal confirmation that Australia's most notorious terrorist has been killed in Syria.
Treasurer Scott Morrison is optimistic of legislating a 0.5 per cent Medicare levy rise as he steers a package of bills through parliament.