A Nick Xenophon Team MP in the South Australian upper house has quit the party in a stoush over electoral reform.
A Senate inquiry has heard millions of dollars will be spent on the same-sex marriage poll before the High Court determines whether to block it.
Questions have been raised over whether coalition backbencher Barry O'Sullivan's family's business dealings may put him in breach of the constitution.
A man says he heard the moment a driver was shot and killed by a policeman in Melbourne.
Former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan is touring Australia with former UK minister Ed Balls to reminisce about the experiences of the global financial crisis.
A small clinical trial of a new immunotherapy treatment has seen more than two-thirds of children with a peanut allergy cured.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has entered the Senate wearing a burqa, drawing a stinging rebuke from Attorney-General George Brandis.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has entered the Senate wearing a burqa.
The man who started the fight that led to the one-punch death of Brisbane teenager Cole Miller has walked from court after 19 months behind bars.
Marking his first 100 days as South Korean president, Moon Jae-in has again warned North Korea not to put a nuclear warhead on an ICBM.
Telstra executives have defended the board's decision to cut dividends, saying it will help the business achieve success in the future.
Former Australian prime minister John Howard will have a library named in his honour at Old Parliament House later this year.
Andrew Forrest has won a legal challenge to prevent sand mining on his WA cattle station but lost an appeal against uranium exploration lease applications.
Senators have slammed the ABC's decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio, accusing the public broadcaster of ignoring the bush.
The mother of the anti-racism protester killed in Charlottesville has told mourners her daughter's death has only magnified her message.
Bureau of Meteorology forecasters say a warm spring is on the way, with temperatures expected to be higher than average between September and November.
Police are appealing for CCTV footage after a man was gunned down in what's believed to be a targeted attack in suburban Melbourne.