Strong economy needed to withstand storm
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will use a speech in Sydney to outline the coalition’s economic credentials as global growth slows.
Multiple emergency warnings have been issued for uncontrolled bushfires across Tasmania including one due to threaten a tourist attraction.
A Victorian police officer has been jailed after admitting he tried to groom a 16-year-old girl for sex using social media.
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne is poised to visit Japan, China and Singapore this week.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been in direct contact with Indonesian counterparts over the expected prison release of the alleged Bali bombing mastermind.
Scott Morrison has described booing prime ministers attending sporting events as a “great tradition” after he copped a hostile reception at the tennis.
Oxfam Australia has called for tax reform to close the growing wealth gap between the country’s rich and poor.
A family ran a crime syndicate that stole more than $1 million worth of baby formula from across Sydney and sent it to China, police say.
Tony Abbott has suggested voting for independents such as Rob Oakeshott or Clive Palmer would undermine the credibility of federal parliament.
Three men have faced a Brisbane court charged with murdering Robert Frescon, whose body was found in his home after he didn’t show up for work.
A NSW Greens MP who has admitted to using MDMA “occasionally” since her 20s has called for police to stop using sniffer dogs outside music festivals.
Scientists will monitor remote parts of the Great Barrier Reef to see how it has fared during the latest bleaching events.
Pressure is mounting on the Victorian and NSW state governments to dump a zero-tolerance approach to drugs and trial pill testing.
A police senior constable shot in the neck is in a serious condition after she and a colleague were shot by a gunman in northern NSW.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.