Queensland Liberal National Party leader David Crisafulli will vote against the voluntary-assisted dying bill because it does not guarantee the option of high-quality palliative care for terminally ill patients.
Coronavirus hospitalisations in Australia's biggest cities are on the rise as the nation edges towards 70 per cent first-dose vaccination coverage.
Canberra's lockdown has been extended for another month as the ACT records 22 new coronavirus infections.
The NSW premier has rebuffed suggestions she waited two days to lock down Greater Sydney after learning a western Sydney COVID-19 "super-spreader" party had not been contained.
Three removalists who travelled to central western NSW from Sydney despite testing positive to COVID-19 have pleaded guilty in court.
Wheelchair maestro Dylan Alcott has been left choked with emotion after becoming the first man in any form of tennis to earn the calendar year 'golden slam' of all four major titles and Paralympic or Olympic goldThe 30-year-old Melburnian looked close to tears as he admitted, after his emphatic 7-5...
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has told people in NSW to stay vigilant in her last daily morning briefing ahead of an incoming peak in COVID-19 cases and a "challenging" two months.
On the seventh anniversary of William Tyrrell's disappearance, homicide squad detectives have returned to the NSW mid-north Coast town where he was last seen to comb for clues.
Millions of people have solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath just weeks after the bloody end of the Afghanistan war that was launched in response to the terror attacks.
The future at the Gold Coast Titans looks promising, even if their season has been brought to a dramatic end by the Sydney Roosters in week one of the NRL finals.