TV star Lisa Wilkinson’s legal bid to have Network Ten pay a six-figure legal bill up-front will be heard “promptly” as she battles a defamation case launched by ex-Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann.
Four people including a 12-year-old boy have been arrested after a four-wheel drive reported stolen in Queensland crashed into dozens of cars in Sydney’s inner city.
More heavy rain forecast across NSW is set to prolong the flood emergency that has inundated towns, stranded communities and led to the death of a boy in the state’s central west.
Australia’s productivity growth has retreated over the last two decades and is now increasing at its lowest rate in 60 years, a Productivity Commission report has found.
Star Entertainment, the company behind the $3.6 billion Queens Wharf development and the Brisbane and Gold Coast casinos, is not fit to hold a casino licence, with the gambling giant only at the start of its journey on remedying corporate failings, an inquiry has been told.
Outgoing Star Entertainment chairman John O’Neill admits the company’s board failed to encourage a culture of risk management at the embattled casino operator amid evidence of widespread mismanagement.