Two men in their 90s have died from a bacterial infection at a private hospital in Brisbane's south.
As if being an anti-apartheid hero who transformed his nation wasn't enough, Nelson Mandela also had an enviable sense of humour.
A study has shown that living to the age of 500 may be a possibility if what works for worms can apply to humans.
Tasmania's Premier is fearful Liberal states will succeed in their push to overhaul the way the goods and services tax is carved up.
Tens of thousands of South Africans have lined up to view the body of Nelson Mandela for a second consecutive day in Pretoria.
Islamist party leader Abdul Kader Mullah has been executed in Bangladesh for war crimes during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has emerged from talks with the Prime Minister, criticising the Federal Government for a lack of urgency in dealing with the fallout from the Holden shutdown.
The consumer watchdog has launched Federal Court action against companies it alleges participated in cartel activity while selling well-known laundry products.
After being married for less than a week, same-sex couples who wed in the ACT will have their unions annulled after the High Court ruled against the laws.
Couples who married under the ACT's same-sex marriage laws say they are disappointed, but not surprised by the High Court's ruling.
A man who slit his friend's throat before stabbing him up to 20 times has been found guilty of murder.