Australia's largest bank CBA is being grilled in a royal commission about charging customers fees for financial advice services they did not receive.
Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman in the last six months of 2017 soared almost 30 per cent compared to the same period the previous year, the ombudsman’s report reveals.
In an Australian first, the NSW Land and Environment court will hear arguments about the consideration of the ecologically sustainable development principle of ‘intergenerational equity’ in the context of climate change.
The Queensland Rohingya Community is staging a protest to coincide with the start of the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast to raise awareness of the desperate situation of Rohingya people in Burma.
Renewable energy generated more power than brown coal, gas or oil during Australia’s long hot summer.
Family members of people who have accused Cardinal George Pell of historical sex offences are due to give evidence at a court hearing in Melbourne.
Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg says it is "disingenuous in the extreme" for Labor to accuse the coalition of cutting marine park protections.
Energy firm AGL is facing further pressure from the Turnbull government to show how the closure of a coal-fired power station won't lead to ongoing blackouts.
A breakthrough by Australian scientists has brought the introduction of an unlikely hero in the global fight against antibiotic resistance a step closer; the humble platypus.
A Brisbane judge will decide whether to allow the state government to confiscate disgraced greyhound trainer Tom Noble's property.
Smokers and asthmatics who had measles in childhood could be at even greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study.
Crossbencher Derryn Hinch is yet to be persuaded to vote for company tax cuts despite claims from the government and business they are likely to lift wages.
AIDS' organisations have welcomed the listing a drug aimed at stopping the spread of HIV on the PBS, therefore slashing its price.
Australia's cyber security adviser says it's likely Aussies have been caught up in claims a political consulting firm used data from 50 million Facebook users.
The Australian Greens plan to put in processes to prevent members leaking information and sabotaging campaigns, party leader Richard Di Natale says.
At least 70 homes and businesses have been razed by a fast-moving bushfire in Tathra, on the NSW far south coast.
Energy analysts say state renewable energy targets are driving far more investment than predicted under the Turnbull government's new energy policy.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says there's no double standard in Peter Dutton speaking out for for humanitarian visas for persecuted South African farmers.
More than 60,000 people have signed a petition calling on Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to let an asylum seeker family return to a Queensland community.
The NSW government's stadiums policy is likely to fall into the sights of a proposed parliamentary committee, backed by an unlikely alliance of political foes.
The Greens and conservation groups have condemned the forcible ending of a forest blockade in a high-use koala area near Bellingen after 30 days of sit-ins and lock-ons prevented the removal of old-growth logs.
Fourteen activists will appear in Bowen Magistrates Court today to face charges relating to the ongoing Stop Adani campaign.
Australian banks are in the firing line from a potential class action from law firm Slater and Gordon over the sale of "worthless" credit card insurance.
A new report by an environmental group has found that Australia leads the world on extinction and has urged the federal government to take action.
The Land and Environment Court has today ruled the NSW Government’s land-clearing laws invalid because they were made unlawfully.