A NSW scientist has delivered her remarkable findings on the medicinal qualities of honey and its ability to fight superbugs.
A day after facing off in the Senate over the burqa, Attorney-General George Brandis and One Nation leader Pauline Hanson have come face to face.
Close to 400 people were found sleeping rough in this week's annual winter count of Sydney's homeless.
West Australian politician Alannah MacTiernan has accused the federal government of funding the Murray-Darling at the expense of WA jobs and water security.
British authorities are searching their citizenship records as Nick Xenophon awaits to find out whether he will join six others in the High Court.
Strong winds hit NSW again on Friday causing flight delays, dangerous surf conditions and property damage.
Security measures around public places will be boosted ahead of football finals, Australia's counter-terror chief has confirmed.
Complaints about campaign advertisements during the same-sex marriage survey won't be handled by the Advertising Standards Board.
Telco giant Telstra and other internet providers have been ordered by the Federal Court to block 42 sites used to access pirated programs.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has backed a proposal to build a $US1.6 billion ($A2.0 billion) lithium-ion manufacturing plant in Townsville.
There are concerns about huge variations in the cost of prostate cancer surgery, while research shows grooming pubic hair can be risky.
Attorney-General George Brandis has outlined to a Senate committee when the government discovered the Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash was a dual UK citizen.
Victoria's controversial fire reforms remain at the mercy of the state's crossbench with a parliamentary inquiry split over the changes.
South Australian senator Nick Xenophon could find himself embroiled in the citizenship scandal, as he checks potential British ties.
A Queensland man jailed for life for killing his girlfriend in 2013 has had his murder conviction set aside after appealing to the High Court.
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