Australian 2011 US Open champion Sam Stosur has been beaten in the first round of the Connecticut Open just a week before the year's final grand slam commences.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants unity within the government after he defeated Peter Dutton 48-35 in a leadership ballot, but the truce may not last.
A young man who forced a Perth girl to send him naked photographs and later sexually assaulted her will spend at least 10 months behind bars.
Safety on the construction site of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital was not inadequate, an inquest into the death of a worker has heard.
The federal government is rethinking the axing of a payment aimed at helping those receiving pensions and allowances with their power bills.
Liberal MP Peter Dutton has outlined the direction he thinks his party should take, after losing a leadership spill against Malcolm Turnbull.
Amcor has delivered a 21 per cent jump in annual net profit, but warns that interim earnings will be "modestly" higher amid rising raw material costs.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has stressed that keeping rates at 1.50 per cent would help reduce the jobless rate and lift wage growth over time.
A Melbourne man who operated an oxygen therapy clinic in which a client had a seizure in and later died has been described as "extremely" knowledgeable.
Legislation allowing law enforcement agencies to strip crime bosses of unexplained wealth and assets has passed its first hurdle through federal parliament.
Former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says he challenged Malcolm Turnbull because he thought he was the best person to defeat Labor.