The Aussie dollar surges to 80 US cents again ahead of the Reserve Bank's interest rate meeting, while the local share market is set for a weak open.
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Low-income households unable to afford solar panels on their homes are bearing the brunt of higher costs of living, the South Australian Council of Social Service says.
When he arrived on a refugee boat, Les Murray couldn't speak English. He died as the voice of football in Australia, writes Tracey Holmes.
At first the weird-looking text messages went ignored. It wasn't until she was charged more than $100 that Yasmin Parry realised she'd been caught up in a legal practice costing consumers millions.
Optus suspends operation with a third-party service provider after it found they were not complying with industry guidelines as part of a wider problem resulting in an estimated $20 million in charges in the past six months alone.
A long-awaited report into sexual assaults at Australian universities is expected to show that minorities on campus are more likely to be attacked or harassed.
The window for taking military action against North Korea appears to be closed, Cabinet minister Steven Ciobo says, telling the Q&A audience it is "incredibly hard to act now" in the face of escalating nuclear tests from Pyongyang.
Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association deny reports an agreement has been reached over their pay dispute, with the sport's governing body insisting "negotiations are ongoing".
Australian super funds have invested $1 billion to build affordable housing — not here, but in the United States — because there is no opportunity to do it at home, a fund manager says.