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.
Two Australian navy technicians have pleaded guilty to hog-tying one of their colleagues and smearing a mix of Deep Heat and Vegemite on his buttocks during a "farewell ceremony" to mark the victim's last night aboard a Royal Australian Navy frigate in 2011.
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.
Because protecting our people is the first duty of government, it's right that I should update the House on developing challenges to our national security.
With nominations for the Vasse by-election closing at midday on Friday, history points to Liberal candidate Libby Mettam retaining the seat held by former Treasurer Troy Buswell.
The Abbott government is facing more scrutiny over travel entitlements, with fresh documents revealing Education Minister Christopher Pyne and his wife had a taxpayer-funded $30,000 trip to London and Rome in April.
The future of the ABC's state-based current affairs programs and some of its radio shows is up in the air with the broadcaster considering dramatic cost-cutting proposals.
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.
Police are investigating a possible machete attack outside a Hay Street nightclub in August that may have robbed a young man of the use of his arm.
After a record hot day in Perth on Saturday, the following 24 hours were the wettest in September since 1988.
Photos of what was making news this week in regional Western Australia.