Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has struck out at a "disgusting" poster spotted in Melbourne weeks out from the same-sex marriage postal survey.
Seven-year-old Julian Cadman, a dual Australian-British national, was sightseeing with his mum when he died in the Barcelona terror attack.
A man has been found guilty of the bashing murder and sexual assault of a 16-year-old boy at a vacant Sydney house more than two years ago
Bluescope Steel CEO Paul O'Malley will retire in December, passing the reins to current Australia-New Zealand operations head Mark Vassella.
A Victorian judge struggles to see how Karen Chetcuti's killer has any chance of rehabilitation, given the murder was committed while he was on parole.
Former Fremantle Dockers footballer Shane Yarran has been sentenced to six months in jail for nine offences including fleeing police in a Perth pursuit.
Queensland mother Claire Tucker, 36, has died almost a week after police found her in a drain after a day at the races in Cairns.
The Australian Rugby Union has been given an ultimatum to reinstate the Western Force or risk going bankrupt in a legal battle with the WA government.
BlueScope Steel's full-year net profit doubled to $715.9 million but the company expects earnings in first half of FY18 to be lower.
A Gold Coast primary school has been daubed with chilling graffiti threatening to bomb the school and take kids hostage.
The federal opposition leader has rejected government suggestions he could have citizenship issues, saying he has been clear of British ties since 2006.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott is headed to a school in the West Australian Kimberley region to act as a teacher's aide for the week.
Iron ore miner Fortescue more than doubled full-year profit to $US2.09 billion ($A2.64 billion) and raised its payout policy guidance range.
Labor's core support has risen to 38 per cent as voters turn against the government amid rows over same-sex marriage and citizenship, the latest Newspoll shows.
Ten days of annual military exercises between South Korea and the US begin on Monday.
The USS John S McCain sustained "significant" damage to its hull when it collided with an oil tanker, according to the US Navy.
Killer robots, which could potentially become weapons of mass destruction in forms like swarms of microdrones, should be banned, industry leaders say.