Researchers at Canberra's Australian National University have made a new discovery about herpes that could help keep the infectious virus in check.
As many as 281 baby deaths over five years in Victoria had preventable "contributing factors", a new report says.
Dairy farmers say Murray Goulburn's 2016/17 milk price won't even cover the costs of production.
A leading medial ethics journal says Australia's approach to immigration and asylum seekers is a lesson on what not to do.
The government says those receiving welfare payments will be paid their proper entitlement and no more or less.
Political analysts say that Aussie voters could be tempted away from minor parties and independents because of the UK's shock Brexit.
Former Labor MP Eddie Obeid has been found guilty of misconduct in public office, two years after he was branded corrupt by the NSW ICAC.
A NSW psychiatrist struck off after drug and patient misconduct will be subjected to a string of conditions after winning his battle to work again.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says serious allegations of widespread fraud in the student, skilled migration and 457 visa programs will be investigated.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has promised to work with a coalition opposition if his party wins government on Saturday.
If elected prime minister on Saturday, Bill Shorten will make legalising gay marriage his first legislative priority.
The government is spending $6 million on a centre to research new treatments for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Cairns MP Rob Pyne has flagged plans to take on the CSG industry by introducing legislation to grant landholders more protection from gas exploration projects.
Gerard Baden-Clay's defence team have filed written submissions for the upcoming appeal in the High Court.
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