A limited edition $2 coin with a flame-orange centre has entered circulation, designed to pay tribute to Australian firefighters.
There's late mail in the Australia Post scandal, with chief executive Christine Holgate querying the nature of the investigation into spending of gifts.
At least 31 people are dead and scores are missing in Vietnam after landslides triggered by torrential rains from Typhoon Molave.
Star pace duo Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins are set to miss out on any red or pink-ball action ahead of the four-Test series against India.
Ahead of the US election, North Korea's Kim Jong-un is armed with more leverage in high-stakes nuclear diplomacy thanks to more powerful and versatile weapons.
V/Line has sacked chief executive James Pinder amid allegations he accepted $320,000 in payments from the regional train network's cleaning contractor.
There are still about 40,000 Australians who are either owed money from Centrelink or will have their "robodebt" wiped, senators have been told.
The Victorian Ombudsman has called for major reforms to child protection after investigating sexual abuse allegations around five children in residential care.
Hong Kong police reportedly plans to launch a hotline for the public to report suspected breaches of the controversial new national security law.
Community groups will give evidence next week on the Morrison government's plan to make the controversial cashless debit card permanent for some on welfare.
NSW has recorded three new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, and Sydney's Malek Fahd Islamic School is closed after a student was diagnosed with COVID-19.
A fight between protection of a Djab Wurrung Aboriginal cultural site and the duplication of a highway in western Victoria is becoming a growing battle.
Digital Transformation Agency boss Randall Brugeaud has defended the widely criticised COVIDSafe app, which he was responsible for building.
Mathew Flame didn't have a disease of the mind but was in a drug-induced psychosis when he fatally bashed his best mate, a psychiatrist has opined
A 44-year-old man arrested in Newcastle is the seventh person to be charged with murder over the death of Vergel Velasquez in western Sydney last year.
NSW has handed over former bikie boss Hassan "Sam" Ibrahim to Australian Border Force officials, in preparation for his forced return to Lebanon.
Joe Daniher's second AFL trade request to leave Essendon is expected to go far more smoothly than the key forward's first attempt in 2019.
Premier Daniel Andrews denies he is holding back Victoria's budget until the inquiry into its failed hotel quarantine program hands down its final report.
With a string of spring carnival seconds, John O'Shea is due for a change of luck in a feature race and All Saints' Eve is shaping as the horse to deliver it.
Joe Biden has promised to sign the LGBTQ rights legislation known as the Equality Act within 100 days should he win Tuesday's election.
Energy Minister Angus Taylor has been lectured after using a ministerial statement to launch a political attack, in breach of parliamentary standards.
The latest Victoria Police annual report shows it achieved a public confidence result of 81.3 per cent, well short of the 87 per cent goal.
The Liberal National Party opposition will divert $3.2 billion from the public sector over four years to pay for their Queensland election promises.