The National Library of Australia wants the public's help to establish the provenance of a hand-embroidered cloth marking the first Sunday School in Parramatta.
Followers of the Islamic State terror group are being urged to attack by any means possible civilians of the West, including Australia, in a chilling exhortation posted online purportedly by the militant group's chief spokesman.
The gloom enveloping the resources servicing sector is showing no sign of lifting, this time with ALS shares dumped as it warned that the anticipated improvement in its markets has not occurred.
A young boy is in a critical condition after being trapped beneath a collapsed sand dune on the NSW south coast on Monday afternoon.
Australians have been warned that their freedoms might have to be restricted for the sake of national security, as the government prepares to introduce counter-terrorism laws to crack down on Australians fighting for militant or terrorist groups.
Confidence is growing that at least some Arab nations will join the fight against Islamist fighters in Iraq with "kinetic action" - a military euphemism for air strikes.
Bob Carr has suggested Julia Gillard's claim that he was a “lazy” foreign minister for Labor could be payback for his decision to support her leadership rival Kevin Rudd. And Mr Carr has denied he ever admitted he struggled to keep up with demands of modern politics because he was more settled into his retirement than he realised.
Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper will be sentenced for fraud on Wednesday.
Banks and credit unions are in close talks with Visa to work out whether they will have to give up some of their estimated $9 billion in payments revenue to Apple.
The slowdown in China and a tighter federal budget will drive Australia’s growth as low as 2 per cent next year, allowing interest rate cuts and a 20 per cent devaluation in the Australian dollar, according to a prestigious global forecaster.