All but 2 per cent of the heavy White Pages phone books that used to be delivered around Melbourne and Sydney went straight to the recycling bin, it has been revealed.
Iraq has asked Australia for intelligence and military support, such as training and equipment, to fight the al-Qaeda-linked insurgency that is threatening to plunge the country back into chaos.
First-home buyers continue to be squeezed out of the property market, with their share of home-loan approvals falling to a record low, despite growth in investor activity slowing.
Australia's 165,000 federal public servants are on a collision course with the government over their new 12 per cent wage claim.
Australia's world-leading introduction of plain cigarette packaging appears to have triggered a significant spike in callers to Quitline.
The head of Tony Abbott's Commission of Audit, Tony Shepherd, is under pressure to reveal any conflicts of interest he might have in his dual roles as doyenne of big business and the architect of future government spending cuts.
In 2009, Patrick O'Neil unexpectedly found himself a guest at the wedding of Geoffrey Edelsten and Brynne Gordon. Following Brynne's ending of the marriage this week, he reflects on one of the more unusual weddings Melbourne has seen.
Nearly 50 homes have been destroyed and four people are missing in bushfires on Perth's eastern fringes.
The bodies of Noelene and Yvana Bischoff have been returned to Australia but not before confusion surrounded their release from an Indonesian morgue.
Higher prices for alcohol will do little to curb high-intensity drinking because binge drinkers commonly drink little or nothing on some days so they can binge on the weekend, leading public health experts warn.
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