The peak medical body has accused the Abbott government of acting too slowly to tackle the Ebola crisis because of concerns about the political consequences of an Australian health worker being infected with the disease.
Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie says she rejected overtures from the Abbott government to strike a special deal for her home state in exchange for support for university fee deregulation.
Retail Food Group acquired Gloria Jean's Coffees for $163.5 million on Friday, sealing itself as Australia's coffee Goliath in terms of franchise brands, store counts and roasting capacity.
The ABC has increased its multimillion-dollar advertising budget as the taxpayer-funded broadcaster beefs up self-promotion on social media.
A national news-chat show - based partly on The Project - looks likely to replace state editions of 7.30, Fairfax Media can reveal.
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Sleep therapy giant ResMed said its first quarter revenue increased by 6 per cent to $US380 million ($433.84 million), which was buoyed by recent product launches but dampened by weaker growth in the main US market.
The victim didn't show much sign of a struggle, and there were no signs that he was protecting himself, a forensic expert reports.
Egypt's President has said he plans to pardon jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues after their appeal early next year, according to an Arabic news report.
A mostly upbeat tone to annual general meeting season, including well-received updates from the likes of Resmed, Qantas and AMP, spurred shares higher on Friday to ensure a second straight week of gains.
Photos of what was making news this week in regional Western Australia.