The federal government has acted swiftly to punish a Melbourne council by removing its power to hold citizenship ceremonies after a controversial vote to stop referring to January 26 as Australia Day.
Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and his two sons have reportedly been killed in Syria.
Army chief Angus Campbell has a blunt warning for his troops - if you're a monster at home you can't be trusted on the battlefield.
A prisoner used a tennis racquet to lob tear gas canisters back at guards during Victoria's worst jail riot.
Leaked tender documents reveal Australian workers including those at Adelaide shipbuilder ASC could be shut out of the $35 billion defence force future frigates project, says Senator Nick Xenophon.
He might disagree with anti-vaxxers but One Nation senator Brian Burston thinks the ABC should give them equal airtime.
A 17-year-old is on the run after escaping police custody and stealing a car in Queensland's central highlands.
As the only practising artist from his tiny Torres Strait island, Glen Mackie sees it as his duty to tell the stories of his ancestors.
The Liberal National Party promises it will "move heaven and earth" to bring the State of Origin to North Queensland if it wins the next state election.
Seven people remain in hospital a day after a falling tree killed 13 and injured 49 during a religious ceremony on the Portuguese island of Madeira.