Laws that create a new offence for inciting violence in NSW have passed state parliament and include a dramatic increase in the maximum penalty.
Queensland will wait until Thursday to assess Dylan Napa's fitness after the Sydney Roosters prop tested his ankle injury at Maroons training on the Gold Coast.
Years of campaigning by indigenous elders for a name change for a Melbourne electorate has paid off, with the seat of Batman now the seat of Cooper.
The Senate has voted to strip out part of the government's income tax package giving relief to those earning up to $200,000 from 2024.
The South Australian deputy coroner has been urged to make findings against doctors involved in the chemotherapy underdosage of leukaemia patients.
The French Grand Prix is about to return to the F1 calendar after a decade's absence and four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton's engine has been powered up.
Australia's Catholic bishops have written to the prime minister opposing laws requiring priests to break the seal of confession to reveal child sexual abuse.