The Turnbull government would face a knife-edge battle to pass its legislation following a double dissolution election, analysis by a new polling group shows.
Emma Partridge A Sydney father is "crushed" at the prospect of spending the rest of his life in a Fijian jail after a court found him guilty of drug possession on Friday.
Fergus Hunter Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has suggested that Channel Nine's alleged six-figure payment to free their crew from a Lebanese prison may be examined by Australian authorities.
Tim Barlass News tells one story but if you really want to get under the sociological skin of a nation try looking at the adverts alongside.
Michael Koziol Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash has joined her cabinet colleague George Brandis in claiming the science of climate change is not yet settled.
Nino Bucci Victorian man was already abusing his nieces when he spent $44,000 to have the twins conceived overseas using a donor egg with the clear intention of sexually exploiting the children.
Lachlan Leeming, Megan Levy Three young girls and a woman, reported to be pregnant, were injured when a freight train and a car collided on the NSW Mid North Coast, paramedics say.
Mark Kenny Labor leader Bill Shorten has written to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull asking for access to the nation's top public servants.
Peter Martin ACCC review has found Australians suffer as a result of the export of our natural gas, and will suffer more if governments persist with bans.
Mark Kenny One of the key advantages of incumbency, first dibs on announcing the election date and then framing the terms of the contest, has been squandered.