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The Australian dollar is set to dive to its lowest level in half a decade. This year's BusinessDay economic survey has it hitting US86 by June 30, a fall of 8 per cent from its recent range of US93 to US94 .
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Young Australian vintner Nick Glaetzer's winemaking-steeped family thought he was crazy when he abandoned the Barossa Valley - the hot, dry region that is home to the country's world-famous big, brassy shiraz.
It took mining magnate Clive Palmer only three days to show Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott just how uncomfortable life can be in a parliament in which he holds the balance of power.
Australia is drying out, and it's largely our fault. The south-west of the country can expect to see average annual rainfall drop by 40 per cent compared with the mid-20th century, and a new model suggests that the main cause is human greenhouse gas emissions.
After 40,000 nautical miles, almost 11 months, six continents and a few heart-stopping moments, Daniel Ho has finally joined an elite group of round-the-world sailors.
IF you live in the bush you'll die three years younger than if you live in the city because of poor access to healthcare.
BEST PAW FORWARD: Sammy, with the help of his owner Jo Cox and Delta Therapy Dogs North West coordinator Claire Curtis signs a copy of Dogs That Make A Difference at the book launch yesterday.
When the illicit river of gold was discovered, it was believed to be one of Australia's largest tax fraud operations.
If you are lucky enough to be reading this from the comfort of your blankets, it might be best to stay there, as Brisbane has hit its coldest temperatures in 103 years.
THE children of murder victim Graziella Dailler are seeking a Coronial inquest into her death and want those who break domestic violence intervention orders to be electronically monitored.
A fireball the size of a small truck, which shot through the sky over Australia Thursday night, was space junk from Russia's Soyuz rocket, astronomers said.
Labor's price on carbon remains despite Tony Abbott's vow to kill it off in the first week of the new Senate.
Footage showing sheep being violently abused by shearers -- including being punched in the face and hit with tools -- was condemned Friday by Australia's Agriculture Minister as "exceptional and cruel".
A bright object that dazzled in the sky over Australia left people confused. Social media was abuzz with the pictures of the mystery fireball, with users claiming it was either a plane crashing into the ocean or a 'meteor.'
The discovery of a split-second burst of radio waves by scientists using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico provides important new evidence of mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.
A former New South Wales director of public prosecutions has backed advice that sexual abuse charges against swim coach Scott Volkers should not have been be reinstated.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 02:44 am
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