Prime Minister Tony Abbott has asked Defence chiefs and senior government officials to prepare plans for Australia to join a possible multinational force to enter Ukraine to secure the crash site of MH17.
Hawk Luke Breust admits his attempt to beat Tony Lockett's record for 29 consecutive goals without a behind led him to avoid taking shots he normally would have.
An item advertised as Melbourne's famous 1948 premiership flag has been put on sale on eBay, in a development that is being investigated by the police and the AFL.
The big surprise in the most detailed qualitative study on post-budget sentiment is that the voters' hostility is largely driven by concerns it will promote a less equal and less caring society.
The arrangements between auction houses and art consultants who advise wealthy clients on their art purchases are being laid bare in a Supreme Court case involving an alleged fake Albert Tucker which was sold by Christies in 1999.
Harrowing eyewitness accounts from the president of the Australian Human Rights Commission and a team of medical experts say there is a mental health crisis on Christmas Island, confirming multiple suicide attempts and self-harm incidents.
The big surprise in the most detailed qualitative study on post-budget sentiment is that hostility of voters is driven to a large extent by concern that it will promote a less even, less caring society.
Samira Calehr's normally cheerful, well-travelled son should have been excited. His silver suitcase sat in the living room, ready to go.
Nobel prize-winning astrophysicist Brian Schmidt says major issues in Australia's research sector are being obscured by the mammoth assessment task researchers are required to undertake every three years to benchmark their work against the rest of the world.
A Transasia Airways plane crashed when making an emergency landing in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at least 51 people, China's Xinhua news agency said.
The Nowra Warriors shine despite the cold last weekend.