Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his wife Margie have added flowers to the constantly expanding makeshift memorial in Martin Place.
The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 is down by 3.6 per cent in local currency terms this year, compared to a 7.5 per cent gain on the main US index S&P500 and a 5 per cent gain on Japan’s Nikkei.
Iron Mountain has threatened to end its pursuit of Recall Holdings after the document management company rejected a $2.2 billion conditional takeover bid from its American rival.
An Iranian asylum seeker who is entering his 46th day of a hunger strike in Darwin is likely to die as he remains resolute in his decision not to eat, as a stand-off with the immigration department to give him a positive refugee status continues.
Janek Drevikovsky and Grant Kynaston have been sparring in the classical languages for years but in the end, the HSC proved a dead heat.
Treasury is predicting that thousands more people will lose their jobs next year than previously thought, and economists warn that much of the burden will fall on Australia’s youth
The state's brightest young women outshone their male peers at the pinnacle of HSC achievement this year, taking home almost two-thirds of the top trophies.
Lindt cafe manager Tori Johnson heard that Henry, 6, had never had an Easter egg. So he did something special.
Treasury Wine Estates chief executive Mike Clarke says the wine company’s financial performance for the first half of 2014-15 is "on plan and ahead of prior year".
They may be the fortunate survivors, but for the 15 hostages who escaped the Martin Place siege with their lives, the recovery process will be a long and complex one.