Retail trading hours, taxi services, and road transport regulations could all change radically in coming years.
Jacob Saulwick The Prime Minister has a blind spot when it comes to public transport, says the head of the state government's infrastructure advisory body.
Gareth Hutchens, Peter Martin Rules that restrict taxi licences, shopping hours, the location of pharmacies and the resale of goods legally purchased overseas would be swept away as part of a package of measures proposed by the first comprehensive review of competition policy in 22 years.
The key recommendations of the Harper review.
Sally Pryor The art world is in mourning today with the news that Betty Churcher, the inimitable former director of the National Gallery of Australia, has died, aged 84.
Louise Hall A Sydney mother has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her seven-year-old son after admitting he did not fall off a pogo stick as first claimed, but was subject to months of neglect and sickening physical abuse at the hands of herself and her boyfriend.
Kristen Ochs Two men in California have saved each other's lives 30 years apart.
Peter Hannam It may not have felt it but Sydney has just had one of its warmest March months on record with the city also clearly on the dry side.
Anna Patty An increasing proportion of people are voting before election day and making decisions based on a narrower set of policy announcements, according to election analysis.
Nicky Phillips Molecular geneticist Rebecca Johnson's first job at the Australian Museum was to solve a crime.