A new age of electricity generation is dawning in the South Pacific. Tonga and the New Zealand territory of Tokelau are going solar, reducing not only their carbon footprints, but also their multi-million-dollar diesel bills.
Traffic had to be diverted after a truck spilled transmission fluid on a busy road in the Darwin suburb of Parap.
The Palmerston seat of Brennan is regarded by the Country Liberals as a shoo-in for the party in the Northern Territory election.
The cost of delivering on policy promises has been the focus of Day 16 of the Northern Territory election campaign.
Burma has made some mighty changes on the road to a more open society in the last two years. And this week the authorities ended restrictions requiring journalists to have their work censored before publication. Pravit Rojanaphruk is a close observer of Burma. He writes for the Nation Newspaper in Bangkok.
China has not one but two film industries – one approved by the central government and one that is not. The country’s uncensored independent films are not allowed to be shown in cinemas or on television. Instead, they are screened illegally in cafes, universities and bookshops.
Oil Search MD Peter Botten joins us to discuss the company’s results, oil as a barometer of global activity, and tensions in the Middle East
Oil and gas giants Shell and Chevron have agreed a multi-billion dollar swap deal on their assets in the Browse LNG project off WA’s Kimberley coast
Apple has become the most valuable publicly listed company in history
Marcus Padley from Patersons Securities gives us his take on the day
Nine and Fox Sports retain NRL TV rights with a billion-dollar deal
Arrium, the company formerly known as OneSteel, is moving from metals to mining in the face of a tough market for steel
An independent review of the Fair Work Australia investigation into the Health Services Union has found flaws in the way it was conducted.
A babysitter will be required to give evidence at the inquest into the death of a four year boy, despite earlier being excused on medical grounds.
A man with links to the Rebels Motorcycle Club has been sentenced to periodic detention after driving into a man in a Canberra driveway.