More than 50,000 students got their ATAR on Thursday, with some, like Henry Garing, "ecstatic" about their result.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announced he would allow 31 babies who were born to asylum seeker parents to have their refugee claims processed in Australia and not be sent to Nauru.
The competition regulator has approved the merger of Boral and CSR’s east coast brick businesses, freeing up valuable land for both companies and giving Boral a reason not to exit Australian brick manufacturing.
Two of Australia's biggest banks, NAB and ANZ, have signalled they are confident of being well-placed to meet tougher capital rules stemming from the government's financial system inquiry.
Buses will be grounded across much of Melbourne's east on the last three days before Christmas after Ventura bus drivers chose on Thursday to strike.
Commuters are facing delays on the Upfield line after a person was hit by a train near Coburg station on Thursday afternoon.
The federal auditor-general has been called on to investigate the Abbott government's funding of the controversial East West Link.
An actor with credits on some of Australia's most popular television programs has been charged with more than 100 counts of performing indecent acts on boys.
Wagering giant Tabcorp could lose its right to broadcast NSW and Victorian thoroughbred racing to the Seven Network, which is considering stepping in as negotiations between Tabcorp and racing-owned broadcaster ThoroughbredVision Network fall over, sources said.
A Victorian judge has found that police exceeded their powers and breached the human rights of a man who claimed to have been racially harassed.