The woman found dead in a Melbourne park after a horrific bashing has been identified as 25-year-old Courtney Herron.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has resigned, citing a need for change, after weeks of unrest in the government.
The Wellington Phoenix under Ufuk Talay will have all the robustness of Sydney FC, with a cherry on top in the form of Roy Krishna.
A marlin weighing up to 100 kilograms jumped into a small boat off the New South Wales coast, seriously injuring two brothers.
Former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce says he has "zero prospects" of being handed a cabinet position as the prime minister shores up his ministry.
Dairy company Fonterra has confirmed it will close its factory in western Victoria, with 98 staff to be affected.
Just two seats remain a close contest between the coalition and Labor, as the Australian Electoral Commission continues counting votes.
The flu has killed 26 Victorians, including three children, so far this year after an early start to the season.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen will throw his hat in the ring for Labor leader and will be up against Anthony Albanese.
The Australian rugby players' union (RUPA) is to set up a committee to review how players can express their faith and beliefs after the Israel Folau sacking saga.
Champion halfback Cooper Cronk has announced he will retire from the NRL at the end of the 2019 season, praised former and current teammates and alluded to a future in commentary.
Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau after speaking to parents of fans who were struggling with their sexuality.
Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle says with the benefit of hindsight, her organisation could have handled the Israel Folau saga better. The sacked star has reacted with another Instagram post.
New Zealand's Danny Lee emerged as Brooks Koepka's nearest challenger after the first round of the US PGA Championship.
A homeless man had to scream for help after being tipped from a charity bin where he was sleeping into the back of a rubbish truck in Victoria's north.
Queensland's opposition leader is pushing for a corruption probe after police destroyed evidence in an alleged gang rape case.
Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are preparing to pitch their contrasting visions of Australia's future ahead of the federal election in two days' time.
Queensland's death toll for this year from the flu stands at 25, and the peak is yet to hit.
A South Australian man who kidnapped and raped a European backpacker in a pig shed on his rural property has been jailed for at least 12 years and six months.
A young girl has stumbled across a gold nugget, estimated to be worth more than $35,000, near Bendigo in Victoria.