One week from the federal election, rallies will be held in several cities to push politicians to stop delays on legalising same-sex marriage.
After showing signs of improvement, a baby Asian elephant at Melbourne Zoo with a congenital condition has taken a turn after not feeding well.
Labor hasn't been able to pick up the swing it needs to win key marginal seats needed to win the election, the latest Galaxy Research poll shows.
A cruise ship has returned to Brisbane after an eventful voyage during which 10 passengers were injured in a bus crash in Vanuatu.
A citizens' jury will sit in Adelaide on Saturday to consider the recommendations from South Australia's royal commission into the nuclear fuel cycle.
Oliver Curtis, the husband of Sydney publicist Roxy Jacenko, has been sentenced to a minimum of one year for insider trading in the NSW Supreme Court.
A man has been charged with murder after a woman's body was found in a Victorian home by family members.
A man is expected to face Melbourne Magistrates Court after being charged over a crash that claimed the life of a 54-year-old cyclist.
A poll of Victorian paramedics has found more than 90 per cent would stop doing night, weekend and public holiday shifts if penalty rates are cut.
The prime minister is back in NSW while the opposition leader has returned to Queensland, with both targeting key battleground states as the polls near.

Turnbull to campaign in Sydney

Malcolm Turnbull is campaigning in Sydney ahead of the Liberal party's official campaign launch.
Two men are due to appear in a Melbourne court charged with a 2011 attempted murder and armed robbery.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is campaigning in Queensland where he will announce his plans for the state and a new 'made in Australia initiative.
As coalition faithful gather for the campaign launch, the prime minister will kick off the final week on the hustings talking up his economic credentials.
Malcolm Turnbull has urged Australians to embrace uncertainty in the wake of Britain's shock referendum result.

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