Unrelenting bushfires that have scorched Queensland and burnt homes to the ground are amounting to a cost blowout for the state.
A woman with a disability who regularly had to wait on the toilet for more than an hour for her carers to help her off says using group homes in Australia is "wrong".
An indigenous police officer who stoned and killed a wombat which was then eaten will not face any criminal charges or disciplinary action and will keep his job.
Jetstar pilots, ground crews and baggage handlers across Australia have voted to strike in the weeks leading up to Christmas and beyond.
House Democrats have moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, saying if action isn't taken swiftly, he's likely to corrupt the system again before next year's election.
Young Australians are being warned not to fall for payday lenders on social media this Christmas.
Anti-terror police armed with assault rifles will patrol Brisbane and Canberra airports this Christmas.
The prime minister has refused to provide any assurances the country's peak body for indigenous survivors of domestic violence will have its funding extended.
The prime minister is unrepentant about paying TV tradie Scott Cam $345,000 for a 15-month government contract.
Coral reef tourism in Australia would be almost wiped out if climate change is allowed to accelerate, a new report shows.