A family searching for a lost daughter and a woman searching for her dead mother's family have been united through DNA matching in Victoria.
Indonesia has told Australia most of the 7000 boat people stranded in the region are illegal workers, not refugees
Guy Sebastian is in with a real shot of winning Eurovision but the Australian is taking a softly, softly approach on the eve of the contest.
The first of Australia's three new air warfare destroyers, HMAS Hobart, is to be launched in Adelaide.
A Queensland hospital has vowed to keep the public informed about future test results after legionella bacteria were detected in its water supply.
With more than 25,000 travel packages sold, this year's Vivid Sydney festival is expected to be the biggest yet.
After harrowing stories of abuse from survivors, the child abuse royal commission will next week hear from Australia's worst pedophile priest.
Dozens of asylum seeker advocates have gathered at a twilight rally in Brisbane to call on the government to take in stranded Rohingya refugees.
An inquest starts on Monday into the deaths in the Lindt Cafe siege more than five months ago.
The front brakes on a garbage truck that slammed into a 71-year-old woman's car in Perth's Swan Valley, killing her, had not been properly adjusted.
Victoria's Freedom of Information watchdog has been investigated over a serious allegation, but the nature of it has not been revealed.
A landmark report has warned a massive investment is needed- to avoid a congestion crunch on some of the nation's busiest roads.
A Brisbane man will face court in June after the first arrest by a joint police task force created to assist the trade unions royal commission.
A device responsible for unboiling an egg has been used to make a type of cancer drug treatment much more effective.
An associate of self-proclaimed Islamic sheik Junaid Thorne has admitted to using a fake name to travel from Perth to Sydney on a domestic flight.

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