A French intelligence document shows the Bashar al-Assad Syrian government ordered a deadly nerve gas attack in early April.
The prime minister says the long-term solution to the energy crisis is developing more gas, but a new policy will temporarily ease the reliability squeeze.
Anglicare is demanding action on rental affordability in the federal budget, saying those on low incomes and welfare payments are struggling to find shelter.
Victoria will overhaul how it deals with its most serious violent offenders, as well as a slew of new police officers.
A 78-year-old man has been charged with murder after a body was found in a Melbourne home.
South 32 has cut full-year production targets for several commodities after disruptions at its South Africa and Western Australia operations.
Coles' food and liquor comparable sales rose just 0.3 per cent in the 12 weeks to March 26, down from 4.9 per cent growth in the same period a year ago.
Australia wants "to see a denuclearised Korean Peninsula" foreign minister Julie Bishop says, labelling North Korea "provocative and belligerent".
Trump's administration is set to brief all 100 US senators on the North Korea threat.
Brisbane police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman while she was asleep in her bedroom.
Ahead of Malcolm Turnbull's first face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump, several former prime ministers have offered him advice.
Senator Cory Bernardi is on the lookout for more MPs and members for his Australian Conservatives party.
The May 9 budget will better explain the difference between "good" and "bad" debt, Treasurer Scott Morrison told a conference on Thursday.
Ten Network's future looks bleak as management seek to improve the broadcaster's earnings performance to secure new funding of $250 million.
North Korea has received more warnings as the US vows to push for the dismantling of the rogue nation's weapons program with sanctions and diplomatic pressure.
US President Donald Trump will propose the "largest tax reform in US history", Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says.
Right-wing extremist Phillip Galea has won an appeal against a breach of bail conviction but remains in custody over an alleged Melbourne bomb plot.