Josh Frydenberg has seized on the latest labour force figures that show the unemployment rate has fallen for a sixth consecutive month to 5.5 per cent.
Older Australians will be encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 under a new campaign to be launched within weeks.
Ambulance workers in NSW have voted to take immediate strike action in non-emergency situations over a "humiliating" and "pathetic" pay rise offer.
Qantas boss Alan Joyce says Australia's vaccine rollout feels like it's moving slower than it should and higher rates of take up may allow borders to open by the end of the year.
With the end of the financial year on the horizon and at a time when Australians start considering their tax returns, the tax office is warning it will be taking particular note of work-related expenses.
More than half a billion in taxpayer money will go towards building a gas-fired power station in NSW, despite a major report calling for an end to investments in fossil fuels.
Last week's big spending budget failed to lift the mood of Australians, and the latest wage growth figures are likely to receive a similar stony response - a worry for both Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and...
The Queensland government has been accused of hiding data about the performance of the state's hospitals, which the opposition says are simply not coping.
Scott Morrison has warned international travel and border restrictions will remain in place for some time, arguing Australia must play it safe in the fight against coronavirus.
Troubled former NRL player Jamil Hopoate has been refused bail after being described as a person of "reasonable significance" in a plot to import more than half a tonne of cocaine.