Australia's car manufacturing industry has come to an end after almost a century of operation.
Assaults on West Australian sex workers have risen in recent years, Curtin University research suggests, fuelling calls for decriminalisation.
A fishing vessel which capsized and sank off the central Queensland coast with six crewmen on board has been found.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says same-sex marriage will be legalised by Christmas if a majority of Australians give the federal government a resounding 'Yes'...
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A free meningococcal vaccine will be offered to remote West Australian communities after an outbreak of a potentially deadly strain in central Australia.
An ambitious renewable energy target of 40 per cent by 2025 has been given a green light by Victoria's parliament.
While Aboriginal Australians are improving smoking rates they still lag their non-indigenous peers, and remote communities are being left behind completely.
Esma Voloder, the first Muslim woman to win Miss Australia is on her way to China to compete in Miss World.
Many countries have legalised euthanasia or physician-assisted deaths, including Canada, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and some states in the United States.
The Greens have vowed to introduce a new voluntary euthanasia bill to the South Australian parliament next year.
Victoria's lower house has passed controversial assisted dying laws and the reaction has been as divided as the debate in parliament.
Properties in Tasmania's northeast remain at risk from an out-of-control bushfire, but the emergency warning has been downgraded to watch and act.
Many factors were involved in Holden's decision to end car production in Adelaide, but the company must take some of the blame.
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