[SYDNEY] Australian wages grew at a slightly slower clip in the fourth quarter from the third, but salary gains at private companies were the highest in five years, a boon for the country's...

[SYDNEY] The Australian government will prioritise keeping credit flowing through the economy when it responds to a landmark report into misconduct in the financial sector that will be released next...

[SYDNEY] A closely-watched index of Australian business conditions weakened sharply in December as sales, profits and employment all took a turn for the worse, a disappointing end to the year that...

[SYDNEY] Australia's economic growth stalled in the third-quarter of the year with consumer spending running out of steam as house prices fell further, official data showed Wednesday...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank kept interest rates at a record-low on Tuesday as a drop in house prices accelerated...

[SYDNEY] Australian exports made a welcome contribution to economic growth last quarter, as did government spending, likely extending the country's 27 years of recession-free expansion...

[SYDNEY] Australians firms doled out a record amount in salaries last quarter as hiring picked up in a welcome lift for a struggling consumer sector, but steep losses in the once red-hot housing...

[SYDNEY] Australian companies have hiked spending plans for the coming year, with non-mining investment leading the way in a positive omen for the economy, data showed on Thursday.

[SYDNEY] Australian businesses were keen to take on more workers early in October as manufacturing expanded at a faster pace while activity in services eased a little, a survey reported on Wednesday.

[SYDNEY] Australia's jobless rate fell to the lowest in more than six years in September as fewer people sought work, suggesting the drop is unlikely to alter the Reserve Bank's policy...