Reusable plastic bags that are thicker than the single-use bags banned in many states will be handed out for free indefinitely at Coles, sparking criticism from environmentalists who fear further damage to waterways and other habitats.
Reusable plastic bags that are thicker than the single-use bags banned in many states will be handed out for free indefinitely at Coles after the supermarket giant says shoppers "need more time to make the transition".
Thousands of borrowers are switching away from interest-only home loans to escape higher interest rates, and to take advantage of discounts being offered on principal and interest mortgages by many banks.
According to some Australian ambulance websites, having a fracture, pre-birth contractions or violent vomiting does not meet the definition of a "medical emergency" suitable for an ambulance response. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't call one, writes Bill Lord.
Apple sold fewer, but more expensive, iPhones in the last quarter. Reports of China and the US renewing trade negotiations boosted Wall Street overnight.
Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer says that the Government's income tax relief is focused on people with taxable incomes of $90,000 or less, 86 per cent of which are women. But RMIT ABC Fact Check has found that claim to be misleading.
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle makes the decision to end cancer treatment and go into palliative care, with his wife saying "he has given all he's got to give" in trying to overcome his third bout of leukemia.
If you're in your 40s, you may have noticed a slump in your happiness. You're not alone — you could be sitting in the trough of the happiness curve. But it's not all bad news.
The Turnbull Government believes the National Energy Guarantee can solve the vexing issues that have troubled Australian politics for more than a decade, but the territory with the smallest jurisdiction has the biggest concerns. ACT Climate Change Minister Shane Rattenbury explains why.
A New South Wales restaurant owner is accused of underpaying a chef who worked months of 12-hour days, six days a week and was only paid for 38 hours a week.