The high court has thrown out a challenge to the Australian government's policy of offshore immigration detection.
A teenage driver is in custody accused of running down a pedestrian at high speed then fleeing the scene.
Police have arrested an alleged drug trafficking kingpin, as part of a series of co-ordinated raids in Melbourne.
The murder trial of Roger Rogerson, accused of killing Jamie Gao is set to begin in Sydney.
A Queensland police officer is facing court, charged with the murder of his baby son.
Leonardo DiCaprio has met Pope Francis at the Vatican.
The WHO has set up an emergency team to investigate the spread of the Ziko virus.
Former army chief David Morrison has being named Australian of the Year for his tough stance against sexism and his commitment to gender equality, diversity and inclusion.
The 2016 Australia Day honours list will once again feature a vast array of people, from military heros, innovators, sports stars and performers - all who dedicate themselves to many causes, which …
Final preparations are underway as south east Queenslanders get ready to celebrate Australia Day. Emily Fardoulys reports.