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Telstra chairman John Mullen has delivered a remarkable spray against those critical of chief executive Andy Penn's $5 million a year pay, arguing kids playing popular video game Fortnite are paid similar sums of money.
Some customers are annoyed and a treasurer is not happy. But the banks say they are performing a complex balancing act. So what are they balancing?
Underlying the Coalition government’s proposed religious discrimination bill is the implicit assumption that “religion” has a clear definition – everyone knows what it is. But this assumption is flawed.
Social media giant's Portal device has a renewed focus on privacy and is designed to make video calls easier.
Queensland's head of police will bide her time before commenting on the future of an officer handed a suspended jail sentence for giving a domestic violence survivor's details to her allegedly violent ex-partner.
Police have moved to assure Australian tourists that Bali is safe and secure after the arrest of suspects accused of pledging allegiance to Islamic State.
By his own admission, Western Sydney striker Alexander Meier was a long way from his best in his A-League debut.
'People are wanting to see who the last few performers involved in this thing are because it's really all about the unveiling,' says TV analyst.
The NBA's biggest star has revived a controversy over the Chinese backlash to an NBA executive's support for Hong Kong protesters.
The ICC's new Test championship has merit but is still beholden to scheduling issues, says players' association boss.
Riders say it's 'like a real last frontier', a 19th century version of the Tour de France that's taking eight penny farthing riders across western Victoria.
Mining giant Newcrest has given the green light to a $685 million expansion of the country's most lucrative gold mine, the Cadia mine in New South Wales.
A Perth father who murdered his ex-partner in the midst of a custody battle over their two children has been jailed for a minimum 24 years.
It has been described by a surgeon involved in the procedure as a "hugely rare" success seen once every 10 years or so.
Calvin Hill was 32 when police allege he met a 13-year-old girl on messaging app Kik. He's since been charged with grooming and sexually assaulting her.
The four men fled the scene in a dark-coloured ute with no registration plates and Michael Menzel, 48, died an hour later.
A Queensland masseur and hypnotherapist who sexually assaulted clients has been banned from performing any future treatments because he is a serious risk to women.
Benedict Cumberbatch, yes. The opening plotline in his new show? No thanks, say our readers.
A police car has been written off and a tram is in need of a paint job after the two collided at a busy city intersection.
Trainer Kris Lees will ask stewards if Mustajeer can get onto the track earlier to avoid pre-race distractions, with a view to Caulfield and the Melbourne Cup.