The wife of slain Queensland police officer Brett Forte tried to protect the former partner of the violent criminal who would go on to kill her husband.
Controversial commentator Andrew Bolt has posted pictures and video on his blog of the men who attacked him outside a Melbourne book launch.
Charges laid against a man who allegedly left a threatening note in the toilet of a flight from Sydney to Albury demonstrate how seriously authorities take security concerns, NSW police say.
Victoria Police confirm the Brighton siege is being treated as terrorism, as IS claims responsibility for Monday night's deadly attack.
Aldi has been dubbed the cheapest supermarket, with consumers able to save up to $80 by switching from leading brands to budget products, a new survey finds.
A Queensland coal miner diagnosed with black lung disease is seeking at least $2 million in damages from 16 mining companies.
Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has finally delivered the recorded Nobel lecture which makes him eligible for the seven-figure prize he won in December.
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CANBERRA [AAP] Sensitive government files allegedly were discovered in the home of a high-profile Chinese socialite and her Australian husband, a former high-ranking intelligence official, during ASIO raids in Canberra. A Fairfax Media and Four Corners investigation reports the raid... Read More →
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Up to 3500 State Transit bus drivers from 12 depots across Sydney won't turn on Opal machines on Thursday and will wear 'loud and colourful' shirts in protest at the transport minister's plan to privatise services.
A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord.
Teenage smoking and alcohol consumption is down, while ice use among Australians has risen, a new report shows.
Foreign affairs officials face a grilling over a further raid on Australia's aid program in the May budget. It follows $11.3 billion in cuts since the coalition government came to power in mid-2013.
The nation's green bank would be allowed to invest in the controversial carbon capture and storage technology if the Turnbull government gets its way. But it will first have to convince parliament to make the change.
New welfare recipients will be cut off from an energy supplement under legislation bound for parliament and expected to save almost $1 billion. But community groups argue they help alleviate the inadequacy of basic payments in the welfare system.
Olivia Newton-John is remaining positive after being diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time, declaring she will be 'better than ever'. She became a crusader against cancer following her initial battle 25 years ago.
The nation's major media bosses will converge on Canberra in the hope of securing support for the government's reforms to ownership laws.
The gunman accused of killing Queensland policeman Brett Forte has died after being taken into custody at the end of a 21-hour siege.
Participants in the making of the landmark Uluru Statement aren't impressed with the initial response of some coalition MPs.
Indonesian prosecutors say they will not seek to increase the five-year jail term given to Australian woman Sara Connor over the death of a Bali cop.
Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno has labelled Julian Assange a "hacker" but says for human rights reasons he can stay at his country's London embassy.