Construction work done across Australia fell by 1.9 per cent in the March quarter, dragged down by engineering and residential sectors.
Scientists studying the endangered Grassland Earless Dragon have discovered there are actually four separate species of the tiny lizard.
A homeless Melbourne man was left seriously injured after being set on fire by two men he was squatting with, then beaten with metal poles.
AACo's full-year loss widened by 45 per cent to $148.4 million after the meat producer took a $47 million hit from the North Queensland floods.
The Queensland premier says she wants a time frame on the Adani approval process while its CEO says anything more than two weeks is a "delaying tactic".
A consumer group wants ASIC to tell lenders they have to use at least three months' worth of bank statements to verify loan applicants' income and expenses.
Collingwood are managing a long injury list after nine rounds of the AFL season but Jordan De Goey has been passed fit to take on Sydney at the SCG.
The deaths of a flight instructor and a student pilot, who are believed to have crashed attempting an advanced manoeuvre, has prompted a warning from the ATSB.
The first of 'Lawyer X' Nicola Gobbo's clients to give evidence about her supplying information to police, says he would have sacked her if he'd known.