PNG demands deadline for closing Manus
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will urge Australia to end offshore processing of asylum seekers when he arrives in the country this weekend.
The Queensland government says it will name and shame private aged-care homes that don’t publish their staffing ratios.
A look at the Uluru Statement From The Heart for indigenous equality, which includes steps for treaty, a voice to parliament and honest history telling.
Those advocating for an indigenous “voice” to parliament now have a powerful and persuasive backer - former chief justice Murray Gleeson.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern will meet with her Australian counterpart for the first time since the Christchurch massacre.
The prime minister insists cladding issues are a state responsibility and the federal government won’t give states a “free pass” to deal with it.
The Bureau of Meteorology has declared the drought in the Murray-Darling Basin is now officially the worst on record.
South Australian police will conduct an illicit drug detection operation at a music festival in Adelaide on Friday.
A man who admitted murdering his wife, three young children and mother-in-law is due to be sentenced in the West Australian Supreme Court.
An Australian scientist says the lunar rocks collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts 50 years ago are still delivering surprises for analysts.
A wild ride has landed a South Australian on the top of his car roof in the middle of wetlands.
An Australian industry group is calling for $1 billion in funding from the NSW government to address the issue of flammable cladding.
Yang Hengjun, a 53-year-old Chinese-born writer and former diplomat, appears set to face charges in China of endangering state security.
Australia’s unemployment rate has refused to budge from 5.2 per cent in the latest figures, with a net 500 jobs created nationally in June.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...