Strong link between students' financial literacy and their maths and reading skills: analysis.
Poker machine supplier Aristocrat Leisure has reported a 57 per cent jump in half-year net profit to $249.6 million, thanks to strong growth in its Americas business.
Two people are dead after a high-speed crash involving a stolen ute on the Princes Highway.
WA's public service union has signalled it's willing to hold back from pressuring for higher pay rises if the state government "ensured" public servants were "assured" of keeping their jobs.
Shares are set to climb at the open after Wall St climbed on hopes of a slow and steady path of Fed rate rises, as the Aussie pushes above 75 US cents.
Ansell says it will sell its condom business to a Chinese consortium for $800 million as it launched a share buyback.
A woman who was sleeping in the loungeroom of her home near Karratha was sexually assaulted by a man that broke into her home,WA police claim.
A missing child is an agony often created by one of their parents abducting them.
The retail analysts at Deutsche Bank have been watching what the Woolworths board members are putting in their shopping baskets.
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It is not one story, but so many stories, that is leading me to the conclusion that it's as scary an environment for global investors as it's ever been.
"This is not simply creating storage space. This is creating space for people to actually do things in, whether it's pursue a hobby, have a place they can go to relax or even launch a business, be an entrepreneur, and link up with other people in the community, all having their own space to do what they want."
The ASX is set to rise at the open, with SPI futures pushing up a modest eight points overnight.
Just in time for the release of Cars 3, Disney-Pixar has unveiled a talking, racing, robotic iteration of the franchise's main character, and it looks, acts and sounds eerily like the animated version.
The bomber in the Manchester terrorist attack appeared to have carried a powerful explosive in a lightweight metal container.
Good morning, riddle me this: if there's far more cloud cover than there was yesterday, but the forecast is for less of a chance of rain, is it going to rain?
A woman was hospitalised after a crash on Pialligo Avenue on Wednesday morning.
It only took eight seasons, four knee reconstructions and a groin injury that kept him out of last year's preliminary final, but all of Geelong on Thursday night finally gets to cheer Daniel Menzel's 50th game.
Essendon are planning to pour millions of dollars into a two-pronged development of their Tullamarine headquarters, which will include new epicentre for a women's team and the VFL side.
Lance Franklin will celebrate his indigenous heritage in Friday's clash between the Swans and Hawthorn.
Ken Hinkley says coaches can go "crazy" worrying how to negate Geelong's potent midfield but he claims he will not send a specialist tagger to the man who could destroy his Port Adelaide side on Thursday night.
One of the most contentious issues in the modern game is about to be relaxed in the new collective bargaining agreement with the players.
Port Adelaide was all but ignored in speculation about potential improvers in 2017. But the pundits appear to have underestimated the Power's capacity to improve with what was already at their disposal.
President Donald Trump's businesses say it would be "impractical" to require customers representing foreign nations to identify themselves.
White elephants and black coffees. Here's what is making news this Thursday.
Canberra Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker joins The Canberra Times as a columnist for the NRL season.
St Helens have beaten rivals to the signature of former NRL star Ben Barba.
The history of human evolution may be rewritten after scientists claimed that the birth of mankind happened in Europe, not Africa.
The ARL chairman's email smacking down his chief executive shows it's time for one of the powerbrokers to leave the League Central building
It was potentially two gaffes for the price of one on President Donald Trump's call with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last month.
There were two blasts near a bus station that went off five minutes apart late in the evening.
"I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating," the police chief said.
The pontiff gave the president an olive tree which he said symbolised peace.
Islamic State-linked militants who rampaged through a southern Philippines town have threatened to kill a priest and other Christian hostages.
The long-awaited report into the Lindt cafe siege walks a judicious line.
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet paid $1.3 million to the company at the centre of what is allegedly one of the largest tax frauds in Australian history.
PM says Australia's century-old defence laws will be adjusted in the wake of the deadly Lindt Cafe siege.
The list of the Manchester bomb victims is as indiscriminate as it is cruel.
Quadrant's editor buckles to public and political pressure and apologises to ABC for comment piece.
How much do you think chimney sweeps, beekeepers and bingo callers take home?
NSW construction union boss nine other officials face heavy penalties after being found liable for unlawful industrial action.
A Sydney rail link is the focus of tension between federal and state governments.
Many individuals never really read their employment contract before they sign it - they're just excited to be starting a new role.
New way of funding fire and emergency services is unfair deemed 'unfair'
Anne Aly says bomber fits newer profile of terrorists as young, educated and home-grown.
Bill Shorten signals Labor will 'step up' to act on the Indigenous constitution convention.
Sean Black, a media and policy adviser to Malcolm Roberts, was taken into custody.
NSW government is open to a sale of the entire $16.8b project to the private sector.
Households facing 'price spike' as industry regulator loses key legal case.
Government stare down claims of $2 billion 'black hole' in revenue its bank tax will raise.