AUSTRALIA will invest A$1 billion (S$931.8 million) to revamp water infrastructure in rural and regional communities in the drought-stricken New South Wales.

[SYDNEY] Australian shares closed flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outcome of US-China trade talks kept most investors on the sidelines, with small gains in financial stocks outweighing...

AUSTRALIA will provide A$3 million (S$2.8 million) for research on the use of cannabis to help cancer patients, its health minister said on Sunday, as the demand for medicinal cannabis products...

[SYDNEY] Australian retail sales rose in August, suggesting recent interest rate cuts and government tax rebates had helped lift consumer spending in a welcome sign for policymakers.

[SYDNEY] Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Friday ordered a wide-ranging review of the country's retirement income system, saying it was necessary to check on how it might perform as...

AUSGROUP on Friday said its subsidiary MAS Australasia has clinched a five-year contract from mining company Newmont Goldcorp Services.

AUSTRALIA'S rugged crocodile country could become safer thanks to world-first drones which were given a test flight on Thursday.

THE New Zealand government is supporting a bid by the country's honey producers to trademark the name "manuka" in China, angering Australian rivals who fear losing out in their joint biggest...

[SYDNEY] Australian shares closed lower on Wednesday as investor confidence was dealt a fresh blow after US lawmakers called for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, raising the...

[SYDNEY] The New Zealand government is supporting a bid by the country's honey producers to trademark the name "manuka" in China, angering Australian rivals who fear losing out in their joint...