Health and consumer groups say the Australian Food and Grocery Council has been doing back-room deals with the government to thwart a labelling system that would show how healthy a type of food is using a star rating system.
A 'tsunami' of child sexual abuse allegations caught bishops 'like rabbits in a headlight', says senior church official in damning testimony.
Holden staff are bracing for an announcement at 2pm at the company's Port Melbourne plant.
Holden remains unconvinced that the federal government intends providing any further assistance to the industry after 2016, in a decision that would virtually guarantee its closure, according to sources close to the embattled car maker.
What's going on inside the Abbott government regarding Holden? And for that matter, what's going on in Detroit, where the company's future is actually to be determined?
Attorney-General George Brandis has disputed allegations Australian spies used an aid program as cover to bug East Timor's government offices.
Catholic Church officials have admitted their treatment of a woman who was sexually abused at 14 by the chaplain of her Brisbane convent school lacked justice and compassion, the Royal Commission on Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse has heard.
The chemical spill at Ranger Uranium Mine last weekend was the second such incident in a week for the mine's parent company, Rio Tinto, placing further scrutiny on the company's uranium mining operations.
Israel has urged Australia to use its new found influence to force a much tougher deal on Iran over its nuclear program.
Ten years ago Marilyn Warren became the first woman to be appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. She speaks to Shane Green about parole, law and order and leading the court into the 21st century.