The federal government doesn't believe placing limits on sales of gas overseas is the best way to head off potential shortages of gas in Queensland, NSW and Victoria, according to its long-awaited Energy "green paper" released Tuesday.
Telstra chief executive David Thodey has copped a grilling from shareholders about jobs going offshore and poor service from its franchised stores.
A federal Liberal MP has slammed the ABC for broadcasting what he says are inflammatory "conspiracy theories" about last week's terror raids on last night's Q&A program.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has lauded President Barack Obama for being "slow to reach for the gun" in confronting Islamic State and said the impending fight had "reached out" to Australia rather than the other way around.
Elders chief executive Mark Allison says the risk of "opportunistic" takeover bids for the 175-year-old agribusiness company has now substantially receded.
Australians are self-funding more and more of their own health costs, with growth in spending from state and federal governments at a record low.
Iron ore, Australia's largest mineral export, has hit the price skids as Chinese demand slackens. It's a similar story for most of the nation's other top mineral exports, according to UBS analyst Daniel Morgan.
The new boss of Kathmandu, Mark Todd, does not believe he will be throwing good money after bad by investing $NZ5 million into raising the brand's profile in Britain, despite the company's stores there never turning a profit.
One of Australia's biggest egg producers has misled consumers, trying to pass off product as free range, the Federal Court has found.
Australian shares remain vulnerable to a further sell off over the coming days as global investors head for safe haven assets and doubt the strength of the domestic economy, analysts say.