- Defence urges submarine designs be kept safe after possible hack
The Defence Department warns the French shipbuilding company building submarines in Adelaide to keep designs for the project safe.
- Father of injured backpacker attack victim lands in Townsville
A British man arrives at the bedside of his son who was critically injured in a frenzied hostel stabbing in north Queensland, while the alleged attacker Smail Ayad (pictured) will today face court charged with murder.
- US Olympian Lochte charged over false robbery claim
US swimming star Ryan Lochte is charged with making a false statement following his story about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics.
- Brewery worker agreement was voted on by three casuals
The enterprise agreement that sparked the ongoing industrial dispute at the Carlton and United Breweries Abbotsford plant in inner Melbourne was voted on by just three casual workers in Perth, two years ago.
- Violent aftershocks hamper rescue efforts in Amatrice
Aftershocks hamper rescue efforts in the Italian town of Amatrice, as rescue workers desperately race against time in the search for survivors from the earthquake that has so far claimed 250 lives.
- Government does not support banking royal commission: Turnbull
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull writes to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, calling on him to drop his calls for a royal commission into the banking sector.
- New Greens immigration spokesman to arrange trip to Nauru and Manus
The Australian Greens' new immigration spokesman, Tasmanian senator Nick McKim, will today move to arrange a trip to both Nauru and Manus Islands.
- Trump and Clinton ramp up racism accusations in lead up to US election
The tone of the US presidential campaign darkens, with Hillary Clinton skewering Donald Trump as a man who flirts with racism and paranoid ideas, while he in turn labelled her a racist whose family foundation was a "criminal enterprise".
- Sara Connor was trying to protect slain Bali policeman, lawyer says
The lawyer for Sara Connor, the Byron Bay woman accused of murdering a policeman in Bali, says she was trying to protect the victim from her British boyfriend.
- Investment in victim support services has stalled, DV NSW says
A year after the Federal Government unveiled a $100 million package in response to escalating rates of domestic violence, all levels of government need to step up and do more, the anti-DV group says.
- Livestock theft on the rise as farmers enjoy buoyant market, police warn
Farmers across the country are enjoying the spoils of a thriving beef and sheep market, but they are not the only ones taking advantage of the high prices — police say livestock theft is on the rise.
- Former military chiefs push to broaden war powers beyond PM
A group of Federal MPs and former military chiefs is ramping up calls for an inquiry into the decisions that led to Australia joining the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, with some pushing to change the war powers invested in the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
- One Nation's Rod Culleton faces court challenge over eligibility for Senate seat
Former associates are expected to challenge the eligibility of One Nation's Rod Culleton to take up his Senate seat.
- Turkey shells Kurdish militia in Syria after refusal to retreat
Turkish artillery shells targets of the militia of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in northern Syria after they advanced in violation of an accord with the United States, the state-run Anadolu agency says.
- Stray dog reunited with athlete after completing endurance race together
Gobi the stray dog, who ran more than 100 kilometres across China in an endurance race with running buddy Dion Leonard, has been reunited with him after going missing.