Two men have been found guilty of raping a medical student in a Brisbane alley in 2011.
Tasmania has signed up to a national redress scheme for survivors of institutionalised child sexual abuse.
Victoria's Leadbeater's possum is on the brink of extinction and delays in action are seeing it "monitored into extinction", a Greens senator says.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak could face criminal charges after being questioned over a corruption scandal.
New figures from the 2016 show that while Aussies travel an average of 16km to get to work, most rely on a car or truck.
Parliament has paused to pay tribute to the late Sir John Carrick, a former NSW senator and education minister, who died last week aged 99.
A live export industry boss has been sentenced over falsified documents for a shipment of 22,000 sheep that ended with many of them being brutally slaughtered.
The banking royal commission is examining case studies about lending to small businesses.
One of the nation's top bureaucrats has finally revealed he's not being investigated over a possible law breach, despite refusing to answer questions about it.
Telco giant Telstra says a software fault is to blame for a widespread network outage which left customers unable to make calls or use data.
The Catholic Church should be put "on notice" by Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson's being found guilty of covering up child sexual abuse, an expert says.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton did not receive advice from his department before claiming Melburnians were too afraid to dine out at night.
Queensland's local government minister says he's embarrassed and sorry for suspending four mayors before he had the legal power to do it.
Prospective Australians are waiting significantly longer to be granted citizenship, with more people applying and more complex lodgement papers to process.
New modelling that estimates James Hardie may still face another 4,500 asbestos-related claims has impacted the company's full-year profit.
A judge has reduced a Sydney woman's original sentence for killing her cousin in a fight over her luxury car, and the victim's family hopes she "rots in jail".
Australians are expected to be employed in significant numbers to build the Snowy Hydro 2.0 energy storage facility, but hiring locals won't be a requirement.