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.
Two stepbrothers are in a critical condition after a shooting incident at a Mother's Day family gathering in Australia.
The NSW Waratahs' Super Rugby finals hopes are hanging by a thread following a gut-wrenching one-point loss to the Lions in Johannesburg.
Glenn Hartland seduced women online, romanced them with grand gestures and when they ended the relationship he raped them.
Melbourne have cracked a confidence-boosting win over Queensland to reaffirm their position at the top of the Australian Super Rugby conference.
A solid innings from Steve Smith helped Australia prevail, but Will Young's rich vein of form continued with his second century in two games.
The hits keep coming for Israel Folau, with footwear giant ASICS ditching the fallen Wallabies superstar as an ambassador and an increasing legal bill.
Will Young scored a superb 130 as a New Zealand XI eased to victory over Australia in a World cup warm-up match in Brisbane yesterday.
Contract termination looms for Israel Folau after he was found to have committed a serious breach with his social media posts. He's expected to appeal the ruling and the case could go to court.