- Essendon plane crash charter company involved in near miss
Authorities probing the cause of yesterday's fatal air crash at a shopping centre near Melbourne's Essendon Airport have been investigating a near miss involving the charter company that occurred in 2015, it has been revealed.
- Plane crash at Essendon shopping centre 'a tragic mess'
In the wake of yesterday's fatal crash, locals say they are concerned suburbs around Essendon Airport do not have enough of a buffer zone if planes have problems.
- Jail Australian for eight years over Bali cop's death: prosecutors
Byron Bay woman Sara Connor should be jailed for her involvement in the killing of a police officer involving her British boyfriend, Bali prosecutors say, but her lawyers argue the demand is incredible as she did not deliver the fatal blows.
- Trump delivers first public condemnation of anti-Semitic threats
US President Donald Trump delivers his first public condemnation of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States after a new spate of bomb threats to Jewish community centres around the country and massive vandalism in a Jewish cemetery.
- Famine declared in war-torn South Sudan
Not since 2011, when Somalia was in the midst of a severe drought, has a country been in famine — but the situation confronting South Sudan today is far worse.
- Australia too 'one-sided' to help broker peace in West Bank, say Palestinian officials
Ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's historic visit to Australia, West Bank residents label settlements as either the reclamation of historically Jewish land or the main impediment to peace and security.
- Which companies are vying for renewable energy funding in SA?
A number of companies are vying for renewable energy funds for proposed projects in South Australia as national debate rages over the state's lack of power security.
- Body found at Mount Macedon confirmed as Karen Ristevski
Victoria Police confirm human remains found at Mount Macedon on Monday are that of missing Avondale Heights woman Karen Ristevski.
- Dolphin-mounted cameras give scientists a glimpse of mammal's underwater life
Australian scientists contribute to a world-first study using locally made cameras mounted on wild dolphins off the coast of Kaikoura in New Zealand.
- Court rejects UK couple's bid for civil partnership
A British couple who want their relationship recognised in law without the "patriarchal baggage" of marriage lose the latest stage in their fight to be allowed a civil partnership.
- International student numbers hit new high
International students studying in Australia hit a record high last year, with more than 500,000 choosing to study here: an increase of more than 10 per cent on 2015.
- Heroin deaths prompt renewed calls for Victorian safe injecting rooms
Amid a massive spike in heroin overdose deaths, families who have lost loved ones are pleading with the Victorian Government to introduce a safe injecting room.
- Centrelink's outsourced debt collector accused of claiming to be the Government
A young doctor says a private debt collection agency chasing her Centrelink debt misleadingly claimed to be the Australian Government.
- Unpaid overtime rampant in Australia's 'brutal' jobs market, experts say
If you get to work early, stay back late, or put in extra hours at home you are not alone, and experts say workplace culture is driving fulltime workers to do more than 5 unpaid hours every week.