The Abbott government has quietly reopened a visa loophole that will allow employers to hire an unlimited number of foreign workers under temporary working visas, in a move that unions say will return widespread rorting of the system.
Environment regulators recommended Santos monitor radioactive elements in its future coal-seam gas operations in the Pilliga Forest despite not seeking such readings once unsafe levels of uranium were found in a contaminated aquifer.
Travellers on stolen passports like those used to board the vanished Malaysian Airlines flight are highly unlikely to get into Australia undetected, according to experts and an analysis of immigration procedures.
Three years after a coroner's report into a fatal truck accident recommended mandatory new safety equipment, the government will insist it be installed on all old trucks carrying dangerous materials.
But if you ever wanted an illustration of what green tape is supposed to prevent then catch a train to Morwell today and take a deep breath.
The Abbott government defied the advice of John Howard and Peter Costello when it axed Australia's top economic official.
An astounding 12 per cent slide in the price of iron ore could wipe as much as $4 billion off budget revenues, experts said.
For the first time Cardinal George Pell has acknowledged that the Catholic Church should be able to be sued over abuse by a priest.
What did the cardinal know?
A woman who was allegedly subjected to indecent acts on the set of Hey Dad! by its star Robert Hughes has been accused of making false allegations in media interviews to damage his reputation.