The words "husband and wife" will be replaced by "two people" in proposal to redefine marriage in Australia.
A Chinese-born man who allegedly assumed a fake identity and obtained Australian citizenship has been arrested after stealing more than $21 million.
Australia's richest person and most powerful woman has suffered a A$5 billion blow.
Courier turned multi-millionaire says he bought his winning ticket with his own money and hasn't cheated any of his mates.
Excited zoo keepers have welcomed the birth of a baby pygmy hippopotamus, the first to be born at Melbourne Zoo for 33 years.
Gina Rinehart has lost control of a AU$5 billion family trust after a court appointed her eldest daughter trustee.
She'd phoned the radio show to talk about her hairpin collection when a crime happened.
A year on and there is no sign of the missing plane - who's to blame?
When Isla Robinson was born, her parents banked her cord blood. Now they're glad they did.
Children of Australian Khaled Sharrouf are in "real danger", his mother-in-law says.
Police are seeking to prevent public access to evidence being examined at an inquest into a siege at Sydney's Lindt Cafe.
Mick Doohan found the media circus around Johnny Depp and his dogs "hilarious."
Man Monis told a psychiatrist he was under 24-hour surveillance, including in the bathroom.
Khaled Sharrouf's wife and children, including the son who was photographed holding a severed head, are seeking to return to Australia.
A man has been arrested in Australia and charged with stealing cattle gallstones.
Jason Cias was punched in the face for standing up for three Muslim women who were being abused on a train.
The Australian government has bowed to pressure by taking the first step to end a controversial tax on women's sanitary products.
California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
Counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation into a Sydney mother-of-two who has reportedly flown to the Middle East to join Islamic State.
Man Haron Monis tried to join two Sydney chapters of Rebels motorcycle gang but they thought he was weird.
Australian man tells his former workmates he didn't swindle them out of a $53 million Powerball jackpot.
Australia is seeking to make a woman with dual citizenship, returning from Syria, New Zealand's problem.
Sydney gunman was once a clairvoyant with 500 clients but using it as a front to sexually abuse vulnerable women, inquest hears.
Tony Abbott has linked stopping boatloads of asylum seekers to efforts to combat terrorism.
Legislation would not allow woman returning from Syria to be stripped of citizenship, says John Key.
A survivor of the Lindt Cafe siege has named her newborn daughter after her best friend who died in the tragedy.
A retired Australian courier driver has been accused of ripping off 14 former colleagues of $16.6 million in lottery winnings.
Maha Dunia had been searching for her teenage son in darkness when she spotted his abandoned silver and blue mountain bike and screamed.
Woman who travelled to Syria is understood to be trying to negotiate with Australian authorities to return to Sydney.
Survivors of the Sydney Lindt Cafe siege will be called to give evidence when the inquest resumes on Monday.