Tony Abbott has boldly declared his government 'conservationist' while delivering the biggest win of his prime ministership with the successful repeal of the carbon tax.
A police officer has been charged with 12 counts of corruption after 15-month investigation.
The Abbott government has again deferred a vote on a motion to dissolve the current NBN oversight committee.
The Australian commando who fell to his death on Wednesday during a training exercise on Mount Cook in New Zealand was an instructor, a rescuer says.
A Sydney mother has won in the fight against a campervan company's "misogynistic slogans", as a petition she started gained more than 110,000 signatures.
More than 150 asylum seekers whose boat was intercepted near Christmas Island more than two weeks ago are being held behind locked doors on a customs ship in rooms without windows on the high seas, with no clue to where they are or where the Abbott government plans to take them.
Digital disruption and slower economic growth are taking a toll on many traditional careers.
The global race to develop the next generation of malaria drugs has been given a boost after Australian scientists discovered how to starve the malaria parasite of nutrients, effectively killing it before it takes hold.
New research that has calculated an Aboriginal death toll of more than 65,000 in Queensland alone during the so-called frontier wars has renewed calls for formal recognition at the Australian War Memorial.
Joe Hockey's threat to bypass the Senate by ordering spending cuts outside of parliamentary approval has touched off a new Labor scare campaign and sparked concerns within the government over the Treasurer's judgment.
The Nowra Warriors shine despite the cold last weekend.