- Cyclone Debbie forces coastal evacuations in Whitsundays
Evacuations are ordered in coastal towns and communities in areas of north Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down, with authorities warning of damaging tidal surges and an impact on a scale not seen since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.
- Thai Hells Angel bashed in power struggle with Australian bikies
A member of the Hells Angels in Thailand says Australian bikies are taking over from local members — and says he wants the Thai Government to stop what he calls their "evil" influence.
- Live: India on top of Australia in Dharamsala fourth Test
Half-centuries to Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul leaves India in command against Australia on day two of the fourth Test in Dharamsala. Follow all the action in our live blog.
- Vettel throws down gauntlet to Hamilton with commanding win in Australian Grand Prix
Ferrari shows it will be a contender for the championship in 2017 as Sebastian Vettel romps to victory in Melbourne, ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
- Australian Government intervenes as Sydney professor detained in China
The Australian Government says they are in contact with Chinese authorities after a university professor and critic of growing Chinese Government influence in Australia is prevented from boarding a flight from China back home to Sydney.
- Grant Denyer in 'good spirits' after rally car crash
Australian television personality and Gold Logie nominee Grant Denyer walks away from a rally car crash in Victoria, while his co-driver sustains a suspected broken leg.
- Brave Brisbane kids honoured for fighting off murderous stepfather
Cameron and Jayden Caulfield and their two siblings will be handed Australian Bravery Awards for disarming their drunken stepfather after he shot their mother and tried to strangle her.
- US-led coalition bombed area of Mosul where dozens of civilians killed
The US military confirms coalition aircraft bombed a location in the Iraqi city of Mosul, resulting in what could be the highest civilian death toll from a single air strike in more than 15 years.
- Why America and China need to deal with Kim Jong-un together
Taking the North Korean leader out is now being discussed, but that could plunge the region into years of chaos and instability.
- Adelaide Crows make victorious return home with women's AFL cup
Female AFL players have a responsibility to continue to grow the sport after exceeding most people's expectations about the national league's first season, Adelaide Crows premiership player Erin Phillips says.
- Threat of IS caliphate on Australia's doorstep in Philippines: Bishop
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says there are concerns the Islamic State group could establish a caliphate in the southern Philippines, bringing the threat of terrorism right to Australia's doorstep.
- Live: Crows thump Giants after Eagles beat North
Adelaide thumps GWS by 56 points after the West Coast Eagles accounted for North Melbourne, and before the Dockers host Geelong at Subiaco Oval.
- Live: Dragons take on Warriors to round off Sunday NRL
The Storm overcomes a sloppy start to beat the Tigers 22-14, before the Dragons host the Warriors. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary.
- The lure of photographing abandoned places
"Ominous". "Creepy". "Beautiful". "Serene". What becomes of a building when all of its people are gone?
- 'Textbook' chimney stack implosion signals end to NSW power station
Two 155-metre chimney stacks come crashing down as part of a planned demolition at the Munmorah power station on the NSW central coast.
- Drug report finds WA exceeding averages in 'explosion' of ice use
Methylamphetamine is the most consumed illicit drug in the country and Western Australians and South Australians are the biggest culprits, according to researchers who studied wastewater from 51 sites across Australia.
- Turnbull involved in AOC stoush, with Coates in the firing line
The Prime Minister places himself in the crosshairs of Australian sport's most bitter feud, with AOC boss John Coates under increasing pressure.
- 'We got hate mail from eight-year-olds': Dance Academy writer on creating kids TV
The writer of television series Dance Academy opens up about her own ballet dreams evaporating due to injury and why she thinks it is important to deal with sensitive issues in children's television.