A new report has put the value of the Great Barrier Reef at more than twice that of Adani's new mega coal mine, a project opponents say will sign the reef's death warrant.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been forced to restate his government has no plans to ditch its policy for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage.
A new interactive website has been launched to help the 250,000 Australian teens at risk of a potentially deadly allergic reaction to certain foods.
Australia said it would resume air strikes into Syria, ending a two-day suspension implemented after the downing of a Syrian military aircraft triggered a Russian threat against Washington-led coalition planes.
Medical researchers in Australia are taking to the skies to find ways to counter jetlag.
The Turnbull government insists its proposed trial to drug test people on welfare is not about stripping payments off vulnerable Australians.
Australia has suspended air strikes into Syria following the US downing of a Syrian military jet and Russia's subsequent threat against US-led coalition aircraft.
Home prices rose by an average 10.2% in the year to March 2017, with Sydney recording the highest growth, at 14.4%, new statistics show.
Victorian man Douglas Povey (71) has been jailed six years for sexually assaulting three young girls in a country town decades ago.
The Victorian State Emergency Service says it underpaid 130 staff about $239,300 over eight years.
Two Victorian men changed their names and falsified their CVs so their mum could land them jobs at the MFB without revealing the nepotism.
Sea World's polar bear cub has begun taking shaky steps around its den, new footage from the Gold Coast theme park shows.
The former head of the ACTU Jennie George has called out factionalism within Labor as an obstacle to gender equity.
The Greens want to scrap GST on tampons and sanitary pads, insisting the revenue shortfall will be covered by collecting GST on low-value imported goods.
Three notorious Sydney gangland brothers have spent the first nights of their decades-long prison sentences behind bars.
Australia's consumer watchdog has filed a lawsuit against Thermomix-maker Vorwerk Electorwerk's local arm, alleging they failed to report injuries caused by a faulty product.
Lawyers for an Indonesian jailed in an Australian adult prison while a child are looking with interest at this week's settlement with Manus Island detainees.
Australia's first national gun amnesty will be launched in a bid to crack down on some 260,000 illegal weapons being used in terrorism and crime.
Police have released CCTV footage of a car believed to belong to murdered Melbourne mum Karen Ristevski.
Migrants wanting to become Australians will have to sit a stand-alone English language test before being allowed to apply for citizenship.