The Master Builders Association refuses to meet with South Australia's construction union over a proposal which could see wages across the industry rise by up to 5 per cent.
James Packer's Crown Casino is to be built at Barangaroo in Sydney after the project was approved by the New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission.
The Victorian Government is planning to strip courts of the power to impose community corrections orders for serious crimes such as rape and murder.
Australia has doubled the amount it spends on infrastructure, but poor governance makes it hard for everyday Australians to notice the benefits, experts say.
England's loss to Iceland may be a new low for the country at international tournaments, but it certainly has a history of famous heartbreakers.
The Coalition's promise to help ease congestion at the Oaklands rail crossing in Adelaide's south-west falls well short of the funding required, the State Government says.