Hundreds of truck drivers, industry leaders and gig workers have descended on the nation's capital to call for safety reforms after dozens of drivers died behind the wheel in the last year.
Police have seized millions of dollars worth of illicit drugs, dismantled a clandestine drug lab and discovered an underground bikie clubhouse during a major operation targeting organised crime in NSW and Queensland.
Australia's track cyclists have bulleted to three triumphs in London's Olympic velodrome in a golden start to their Commonwealth Games campaign.
Historic steps toward constitutional recognition and an Indigenous Voice to parliament will be taken at the Garma Festival, with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese recommending changes ahead of a referendum on the issue.
More Australians are feeling lonelier now than before the COVID-19 pandemic, research has found.
Coal-fired power station outages, turning on expensive gas-fired plants to plug the gap and steep global fuel prices are driving Australia's record energy costs, the latest data shows.
Australian stargazers are being treated to three active meteor showers lighting up the night sky ahead of an expected peak this weekend.
Australia's biosecurity measures and response to diseases like foot and mouth and varroa mite will go under the Senate microscope.
The treasurer has revealed a gloomy outlook for the national economy dominated by a big spike in inflation, while asking Australians to trust Labor to build "a better future".
The country's chief medical officer has upgraded the federal response to monkeypox in the wake of the World Health Organisation listing the disease as a global emergency.