In what will likely go down as one of the biggest mistakes in television history, the wrong best picture Oscar winner was announced
Casey Affleck has won the best actor Oscar for Manchester By The Sea.
A suspected terrorist with alleged links to Islamic State has died after being shot by Indonesian police following a bomb explosion in West Java.
Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has pointed to new Grattan Institute research showing business tax cuts could risk living standards if not properly funded.
The federal government will introduce new compliance measures aimed at family day care providers who rort the system.
A man wanted over shots fired at police during a Melbourne drug raid has handed himself in.
One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts has learned a lesson in phrasing questions to bureaucrats during a senate estimates hearing.
Gordon Wood has told a court he doesn't know whether he's over girlfriend Caroline Byrne's death, but his sister says he's "fundamentally changed".
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has introduced to parliament a private bill for an annual audit of politicians' work expenses.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale has shown a Senate environmental committee hearing large lumps of dead coral and coal.
Labor's education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek has moved a motion in parliament calling on the government to outline its university funding plan from 2018.
Property auctions hit record levels in Sydney and Melbourne last week, driving up the national tally as clearance rates improved as well.
Parliament House's popular grassy areas will still be available to roll down under a plan to fence the building.
Victorian BMX rider Fabian Meharry has admitted to grooming or abusing 22 girls over nine years, including coercing one into having sex with her brother.
The stars of Tanna have proved to be a sensation on the Academy Awards red carpet.
Labor's social services spokeswoman Jenny Macklin has told parliament the government's welfare cuts are unfair and abandon Australia's most vulnerable.
The head of Australia's immigration department brought his own chair to the role, and takes his towels home to wash them, to relieve pressure on the budget.