On The Road with Tim Wheatley
A multi-state taskforce to investigate suspected ties between organised crime and union officials is to be established.
Fairfax Media has been nominated for 16 of the most prestigious awards in Australian journalism.
There is growing optimism in the federal government that a compromise can be reached with Labor on a revised 2020 renewable energy target, even as 100 jobs were shed in a wind turbine company.
NSW stands to lose as much as $2.5 billion in investment in 10 approved wind farms that won't proceed if the federal government achieves its goal of slashing the renewable energy target, an industry group said.
Two housemaids and another man, Andreanus Ongo, the boyfriend of one of the maids, are in custody for the murder, which was alleged to have taken place in the kitchen of the luxury villa the couple shared.
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries chief executive Stephen Roche says within two years the distribution of over the counter medicines and health and beauty products to the Priceline network of stores will be more profitable than the traditional drug wholesaling business.
Measures put in place to combat organised crime and corruption at James Packer's proposed Sydney casino will stay secret for at least three weeks after the NSW government baulked at the independent arbiter's finding that they should be made public.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says shootings in Canada bears the hallmarks of a Islamic State terrorist attack, as authorities prepare to boost security around Parliament House in Canberra.