[SYDNEY]  Australian retail conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd warned on Monday that its discount department stores made slower-than-expected sales over Christmas, sending its shares sliding to a one-month...

AUSTRALIA'S construction activity has slowed to the weakest in five-and-a-half years as tighter lending conditions and falling prices weigh on the housing market...

[SYDNEY] Police in Australia said on Wednesday they are investigating several suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates, which media reports and other officials said included the US and...

[SYDNEY] Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison started 2019 with a pre-election pitch to voters, hoping his pledge to deliver a budget surplus and build a stronger economy will reverse his...

[SYDNEY] The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Australia's home affairs minister said on...

[BENGALURU] Australian shares skidded on Friday as data in China showed the economy of the Pacific nation's biggest trading partner losing further momentum, underlining the risks to global...

[SYDNEY] Sydney's property market slump has reached a new milestone, with values falling further than the late 1980s when Australia was on the cusp of entering its last recession...

[MELBOURNE] Australia is seeking investment to develop a battery industry to wring more value from its minerals wealth, the government said in a report on Tuesday.

SOFT landings in housing markets are rare and Australia should be ready to respond to the risk of a significant price dive, the OECD said.

GOOGLE and Facebook Inc face a regulatory crackdown in Australia after the nation's competition watchdog joined a chorus of international criticism over their use of data and the market power...