NBN Co will begin a customer pilot on the cable television infrastructure it acquired from Telstra and Optus, as part of the new multi-technology National Broadband Network, in the final quarter of next year.
Environment officials raised concerns about planned expansion of Rio Tinto’s Warkworth coalmine.
In a few months time, Sydney barrister Julie Taylor and her husband are expecting the birth of their "precious" baby.
The Sydney legal community has called for an end to personal attacks on judges and lawyers over the deadly siege in Martin Place.
The Baird government will immediately end its policy of allowing recreational fishing from the shore in most of the state’s marine protected areas.
Two engineering firms have been fined a combined $450,000 over the death of a worker who plunged 40 metres when a large rig he was harnessed to collapsed at a Southbank building site.
Clive Palmer's media adviser, Andrew Crook, has been detained in raids connected to the alleged kidnapping of a bank executive, according to reports.
They were mostly dismissed as the rantings of a madman - a blizzard of letters directed to everyone from the Queen of England, the boss of Australia's domestic spy agency, prime ministers and even then Senator Barack Obama.
The Russian economy must adapt to the reality of oil prices that could fall as low as $US40 a barrel, President Vladimir Putin said as he faces the worst financial crisis since coming to power in 2000.
A community group has launched last-ditch legal challenge to prevent the state government from truncating Newcastle’s heavy rail line on Boxing Day.