Nationals leader Michael McCormack has defended a controversial regional jobs fund that handed out cash to projects against the advice of department officials.
Newcastle Knights captain Mitchell Pearce concedes his own inconsistencies as a leader affected the performance of the playing group in 2019.
CommInsure has pleaded guilty to 87 counts of unlawfully selling life insurance policies in unsolicited phonecalls, marking the first criminal conviction against a major bank since the financial services royal commission.
New pay data for the private sector has been dubbed "disappointing" by the director of Australia's gender equality watchdog.
Putting Australian's personal information all under Medicare's roof could create a "honey pot" for hackers, experts warn.
Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
The United States has the world's highest rate of children in detention, including more than 100,000 in immigration-related custody that violates international law, the author of a United Nations study says.
Internet-connected devices including smart TVs, watches and speakers will soon be subject to an industry code to protect against cyber attacks.
The Duke of York is facing growing calls to give a formal statement to American authorities examining the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal following his television interview.
Melbourne NRL skipper Cameron Smith is hopeful centre Curtis Scott will stay with the Storm after working so hard to win back his starting centre role.