Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus has called Donald Trump the party's presumptive nominee, as rival Ted Cruz ended his campaign.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has used the story of a struggling young Sydney man to pitch the merits of his first budget.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton made headlines this year after announcing there were no children left in Australian immigration detention and, later, that 17...
Families will have to wait an extra 12 months for a new childcare assistance package, under measures announced in this year’s federal budget.
The list of parliamentary retirees has grown with Clive Palmer announcing he won't stand again in the Queensland seat of Fairfax.
Nauru's president has slammed activists for encouraging refugees and asylum seekers to stay away from work to protest.
A Somali refugee is in a 'dire situation' in a Brisbane hospital after setting herself alight on Nauru, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says.

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Labor leader Bill Shorten has slammed last night's budget as one that favours the millionaires over battlers.

Budget 2016: Winners and losers

In his first budget, Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered few surprises, focusing on superannuation changes that will affect only the wealthiest of...
Australian man Craig Wright, who sensationally claimed to be the creator of bitcoin, says he will provide more proof he is behind the digital currency.
Russia hopes a truce in the Syrian city of Aleppo can be announced within hours as rebels launched an assault on government-held territory.
A baby girl has been found alive in a bucket under the rubble of a Kenya building that collapsed last week.
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Brooke Stratton already holds the Australian record for women's long jump. Come August she's hoping to turn that performance into an Olympic medal.

Remains of Cook's Endeavour found

US scientists say they've very likely found the final resting place of Captain Cook's ship the HMS Endeavour.
The discovery of highly individual factors in breast cancer points to causes of the disease and opens the way to personalised treatment, researchers say.
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A selection of images from the day of the Port Arthur massacre, and the days, weeks and years since.
Crowd numbers were down but the Anzac spirit was as strong as ever at dawn services marking the 101st anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by Australian and New Zealand soldiers.

Prince: his life in pictures

Prince, the innovative US music superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including Purple Rain and When Doves Cry has died at age 57.
Hundreds have died in the worst earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades.
Rents in most of Australia's capital cities are rising despite more supply.

Donald Trump's Life Story

As Dateline meets some of those who've played a role in Donald Trump's life so far, our photo gallery has more about his story.
After nearly a year under the occupation of IS, the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra have suffered. As Syrian government troops retook the city, images have emerged of what remains of the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Across the city of Brussels residents held sombre candlelit vigils around floral tributes to mourn the loss of the 34 people who lost their lives in the deadly bombings.