The Productivity Commission has recommended the free import of books, the free use of copyrighted material and much tighter restrictions on the granting and use of patents, under sweeping reforms it says could save consumers up to $1 billion per a year.
Rachel Browne, Social Affairs editor More than 10,000 people with disability and 6000 workers face an uncertain future.
Chris Johnson That the Japanese are not at all pleased over losing the $50 billion contract for Australia's new submarine fleet is a given.
Lisa Visentin A woman whose body was discovered floating face down in a blowhole on the NSW central coast on Sunday is believed to be Chinese student who studied at Sydney's University of Technology.
James Massola Tony Abbott appears to have put his leadership ambitions on the political backburner, with the former prime minister declaring he doesn't expect the Liberal Party return to the Abbott era.
Tom Allard On the anniversary of the executions of the Bali Nine, family's grief is compounded
Leesha McKenny James Packer's $1.5 billion tower should be knocked back, the City of Sydney Council's chief planner said on Thursday, arguing the private structure would "dominate and overwhelm" the long-held vision for the Barangaroo site.
Leesha McKenny A matter of 12 metres - and four long acrimonious years - separates some of Australia's wealthiest people.
Peter Martin Most Australians believe they pay the right amount of tax, and an overwhelming majority would prefer to pay more if it meant for better health and aged care services, a pre-election survey finds.
Daniel Flitton Australia pledged an extra $450 million in sweeteners to Papua New Guinea to settle refugees – but most of the money is yet to be spent and could evaporate with the closure of the Manus Island detention centre.
An enjoyable low key event marked the official opening of the Canowindra Fitness Path.
Anzac Day is a great Australian and New Zealand tradition, it is our day, a day to remember ...