The House of Representatives has suspended proceedings for the day as a mark of respect for the passing of Gough Whitlam.
Bill Shorten says Australia has lost a legend with the passing of former prime minister Gough Whitlam.
Former prime minister Gough Whitlam has died, aged 98. We take a look at the highs and lows of his political career.
The intelligence watchdog is probing an incident allegedly involving a special forces soldier pulling a gun on an Australian spy while they were drinking.
The latest Newspoll has found a majority support Tony Abbott taking a tough stance against Vladimir Putin over MH17.
Kurdish fighters have welcomed the first US airdrop of weapons as they continue to battle jihadists for the Syrian border town of Kobane.
Claims by Hong Kong's chief executive that "external forces" are orchestrating mass rallies have been rejected by pro-democracy leaders.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will visit Australia and Malaysia next month to discuss the co-operation in the MH17 investigation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has visited Indonesia to press Southeast Asian nations to step up efforts in the fight against the Islamic State.
Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants, the foreign minister says.