Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declared the repeal of the carbon tax as his biggest contribution for women in 2014.
Local shares are poised to extend their rally into the Christmas-shortened week as investors see at least temporary hope in the rebound in the price of oil.
Whitegoods and appliance company Fisher & Paykel has been fined $400,000 for telling customers they needed to buy an extended warranty to protect their product against repair costs, while putting the truth in fine print.
At times such as the Martin Place siege and its tragic aftermath, it doesn't help to have been trained to think like an economist, to analyse the situation as coolly and rationally as possible, keeping your emotions in check.
Perhaps nowhere else in the global oil industry has the question of moving forward been as clouded by doubt as in the North Sea.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has unveiled sweeping changes to his front bench, appointing Scott Morrison to a super-sized social services portfolio and handing him a key role in driving the government's economic agenda next year.
After undergoing her second brain surgery, Milan Ellis, 4, hopes to be home for Christmas.
Fisheries and climate change, gender equality and even trade are not priority foreign affairs and development issues for the Abbott government if its latest round of Australia Awards Fellowships is any guide.
The country's leaders, top business advisers and science experts have approved a draft list of eight research priorities that will focus research and development effort on specific areas where Australia has a need or competitive edge.
Ten sales chief Louise Barrett says the third-ranked metropolitan broadcaster is on track to almost double revenue from its tent pole summer program, Big Bash League cricket.