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ABC News Australia :Afternoon Business News: Defence releases catalogue of 'hot issues'

Top Stories Defence releases catalogue of 'hot issues' By chief political correspondent Emma Griffiths More than 100 internal Defence documents relating to sensitive matters, such as alleged sexual assault, are released on the Department's website. More » Wilkie doesn't have the numbers for reform: Gillard Abbott under fire for Italian shipwreck joke Gingrich on defensive in decisive debate O'Farrell hits back at donations overhaul critics Aussies vote for word of the year US soldiers committing more sex crimes 'Legend' honour for Aussie bikini pioneer Smart people make smart investments: study Ousted Wiggle says goodbye to fans More Top Stories » 40 years of canvas diplomacy The coming week marks the 40th anniversary of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, one of the most significant and sustaining political protests in the history of Australia. A series of events on the lawns of the Old Pa

ABCNews Australia: Afternoon BusinessNews

Modular homes sprout in disaster-ravaged towns The Queensland Government is starting to roll out - quite literally - new houses for people who lost everything in the January floods and cyclone. Possum blamed for power cut A possum is being blamed for a power cut that affected 1,500 homes in Melbourne's east. Company to announce Gold Coast draft water prices Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke says water giant Allconnex has bowed to pressure from the council and community and will release details of draft water pricing this afternoon.