New South Wales voters go to the polls with the state's Coalition government likely to be re-elected, albeit with a reduced majority.
Hundreds of mourners have packed Melbourne's Scots Church and city streets to farewell Malcolm Fraser.
A former child detainee at Australia's offshore processing centre on Nauru has called on the federal government to release detained asylum-seekers.
There are fears the conflict in Yemen could turn into outright civil war after Saudi Arabia and Arab allies launched air strikes throughout Yemen.
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UN officials are alarmed by the worsening situation for children in the world's war zones.
Australian journalist Peter Greste has warned that governments around the world are using the fight against terrorism as an excuse to attack freedom of speech and...
The two Australians killed in this week's air crash in France are being remembered as generous and caring individuals.
Plans for a $16.5 billion coal mine in Queensland's have been delayed by Indigenous protesters.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have clashed in parliament for the last time before the May budget.
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This month marks the 225th anniversary of the shipwreck of the HMS Sirius off Norfolk Island.
Alyssa Azar is attempting to become the youngest Australian to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
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Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser is being farewelled at a state funeral in Melbourne.
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A majority of Australians support the push to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people in the nation's founding document, a new poll has found.