The release of a video that appears to show the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic State "abundantly justifies" Australia's military involvement in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said.
Australia needs to pick one city to be the hub of startup activity if it ever wants to compete internationally.
Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek has defended mistakenly calling Africa a country instead of a continent, saying but said the government's $7 billion cut to foreign aid is the real embarrassment.
Iron ore is flirting with a five-year low as a global supply glut and a slowdown in China’s property sector threaten to push the metal even lower.
Google, Starbucks and Ikea are cashing in on a reduced ATO ability to make them pay.