Liberal Dean Smith says lower immigration would give Australia 'time to breathe'
The prominent government backbencher told the ABC's National Wrap program that Australia would reach a population of 25 million in the first week of August, when the first intergenerational report produced by the Howard government forecast Australia ...
Liberal senator calls for inquiry into Australia's population policy
Australia's population tipped to hit 25 million years earlier than forecast
How government inaction fuelled Australia's renewable energy boom
After the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released the findings of its long-running review into the electricity sector last week, Canberra once again went to war, duking it out along the very same battlelines it has been for two decades.
Teenager charged with murdering two children and mother in Perth
“It's a crime that I know will send shockwaves throughout the community of Western Australia. “I can assure the community that WA police are applying all resources that we can to get to the bottom of what's happened here.” Officers were called to the ...
International rugby league: Inward looking Australia needs to think global
This week Australia announced its plans for all international fixtures and competitions from 2019 onwards. It's been met with mixed reception. People are on one hand excited about the fact Australia is finally showing an interest in international ...
My Health Record: privacy, cybersecurity and the hacking risk
My Health Record has the backing of all of Australia's peak health bodies, including the Australian Medical Association, the Royal College of Australian GPs, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and others. The president of the AMA, Dr Tony Bartone, said it ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Brake on Australia's addiction to property has come just in time
The Sydney Morning Herald
Another Saturday, another sign Australia's property price boom is well and truly over – for now, at least. Only half the properties that went to auction in Sydney and Melbourne on the weekend found buyers. Australian property owners are waking up to ...
The New Daily
RECORD COLD IN AUSTRALIA
Herald Sun (blog)
A cold snap has delivered some of the chilliest temperatures in decades to parts of Australia's east coast, with more frosty mornings to come. Both Parkes and Cowra in New South Wales have set new all-time coldest minimum temperature records today with ...
Brrrr: Australia's bitterly cold snap to continue, experts warn
Australia Post posties caught urinating while delivering
Ben Skinner said the shameless toilet trouble occurred when his wife took longer to get to the front door than planned and caught the Australia Post employee in the act of watering their garden. Mr Skinner, from the NSW Central Coast, posted the ...
'That's life in the desert': Water brings joy and heartbreak to Australia's outback
But for the 12 permanent residents of Innamincka in South Australia's far north-east, the creek's water does not just mean a tourism boost, it ensures history does not repeat itself for the desert town. Innamincka is a 23-hour drive from Adelaide and ...
Online bargain event will test Australia's interest in Amazon Prime
The company is now rolling out Prime Day in Australia allowing Australian shoppers to take part and it will be a big test of how the company is travelling in this country. Amazon Prime membership is a key part of the Amazon business model. People pay ...
Australia's 1st Amazon Prime Day starts Monday July 16 at noon. Here's our tips.
Amazon Australia's next big test