A public health expert has cautioned against "headlong" high rise development along Sydney's main roads without first weighing up the potential long-term health effects for the many people who will live there.
The only thing worse than bad laws enacted intentionally, are those which are drafted hastily, and passed without adequate scrutiny or resistance leading to unintended consequences. The foreign fighters laws about to be shoe-horned through the parliament might well tick both of these boxes.
Former Howard government minister Jackie Kelly has sensationally quit the Liberal party.
Local shares are set to edge higher at the open, though given the rapid shift from gains to losses on Wall Street overnight, investors may remain on the defensive.
Principal Richard Ford said almost all the school's students have had a tough start to life and some children arrived at the school with the development of a three-year-old.
The world's biggest bond market has suffered a major flash crash during the New York trading session as investors rushed for the exit on a wave of disappointing economic data.
Investors should not leap to invest their money abroad; downbeat forecasts about the Australian economy have repeatedly been shown to be wrong, writes David Potts.
Proxy advisers say Newcrest chief executive is earning more than peer companies and recommend rejection of two directors.
Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton have a ''strong incentive'' to flood the market with cheap iron ore as their oligopoly is under threat, according to a detailed research paper from UBS.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia has become the latest member of the big four banks to open a dedicated innovation space, launching a new lab in Sydney where it hopes customers and staff will work together on disruptive ideas.