Malcolm Turnbull's fall was part Greek tragedy and part farce.
Scott Morrison is Australia's next prime minister after defeating Peter Dutton in the race to replace Malcolm Turnbull.
When he committed his fourth murder, John Walsh was a 77-year-old prisoner serving life in NSW for slaying his wife and two grandchildren.
A Melbourne man who shot his partner in the face at point-blank range with a speargun will spend at least a decade behind bars.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he won't stand again if an expected partyroom meeting on Friday passes a spill motion on his leadership.
Peter Dutton has told Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull he no longer enjoys the support of his party room, and is demanding a second leadership ballot be held.
An Australian-born woman faces deportation from the US to New Zealand after spending a horror two months locked up in a New York immigration detention facility.
Former All Black Jeff Wilson is questioning the Wallabies' fitness level after they struggled to keep pace with New Zealand during last weekend's test loss in Sydney.
Peter Dutton openly admits he's calling colleagues to get the numbers for another challenge to take Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's job.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has survived a leadership challenge by the Home Affairs Minister after weeks of speculation and falling opinion poll ratings.
Detectives in New South Wales are working to catch the people who left a young father on the side of a road with fatal burns.
A NZ-born helicopter pilot who died water bombing a major bushfire in Australia has been described as an amazing man with years of experience fighting fires from the air.
All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock has lauded the big engines of his Wallaby counterparts, as he prepares to enter the record books when he runs out against Australia this weekend.
An Australian man and his dog Boofhead have won a court battle against an RSL club which discriminated against the pair during a six-month feud over the animal's "pungent" smell and appearance.
A man has been charged with the murder of John Christianos, who went missing more than 17 years ago and whose body was found in a wheelie bin in Melbourne last month.
After years of playing catch up, Australia's rugby stars are now just as skilful as the All Blacks, a former ABs skills coach says.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has avoided a potentially divisive stoush on the right of the ACT and Northern Territory to make euthanasia laws after the Senate voted against it.
Highlanders flyer Waisake Naholo will start on the wing for the All Blacks against Australia, but the big news is the selection of rising backline star Jack Goodhue at centre.
Queensland Senator Fraser Anning has no regrets and won't apologise after calling for a "final solution" to immigration in his widely-criticised maiden speech.
A man is being questioned by police after a New Zealand couple's campervan was shot at in central Queensland.