- Joyce links live export ban to asylum seeker boat increase
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce suggests the influx of asylum seeker boats under the previous Labor government coincided with its decision to halt live cattle exports.
- Aurukun teachers evacuated again over safety concerns
Teachers leave the Indigenous community of Aurukun in far north Queensland after children as young as six tried to steal a car.
- Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange
A Swedish lower court upholds the arrest warrant for Australian Julian Assange, saying the Wikileaks founder's stay at Ecuador's London embassy did not equal detention.
- Ever been knocked back for credit? It may not be your fault
Australia's biggest credit reporting bureau, Veda Advantage, is accused of providing incorrect information and refusing to fix its errors on consumer finance records.
- Melbourne man arrested in US on child sex charges
An Australian man on a rugby trip to the United States has been arrested in California for allegedly trying to arrange sex with a six-year-old boy, authorities reveal.
- Aussies want it, but euthanasia still a 'great untouched issue'
The major parties are opposed to it, but Vote Compass results show Australians are overwhelmingly in favour of euthanasia for the terminally ill.
- Eels' Norman charged with illegal drug possession
Parramatta Eels five-eighth Corey Norman is ordered to front court after he was allegedly caught with ecstasy and muscle relaxants at a Sydney casino.
- EgyptAir to contract French, Italian companies for black box search
EgyptAir will contract two foreign companies, one French and one Italian, to help search for the black boxes of its plane that crashed in the Mediterranean.
- Backpacker kidnapped and sexually assaulted after answering fake job ad
A German woman was kidnapped, sexually assaulted and fed drug-laced chocolates by a man who lured her to a property in Queensland with a fake job ad, a court hears.
- Schrodinger's Bird: The art of mind-bending physics
Schrodinger's Bird brings the mesmerising concepts of quantum quirkiness to life in a new animation and exhibition.
- 'Still alive, very scared': Cafe manager texted family during siege
The manager of Sydney's Lindt Cafe being held hostage in December 2014 texted a warning that Man Haron Monis was becoming more agitated minutes before the gunman shot him dead, an inquest hears.
- One dead after boat capsizes off north Queensland
One person is dead and two others are injured after a boat capsized near Bowen, in north Queensland.
- Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death
The Afghan Taliban names one of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour's deputies to succeed him, after confirming Mansour's death in a US drone strike over the weekend.
- Convicted murderer 'played the system' while on parole
Serious violent offenders should be supervised in the same way serious sex offenders are once their parole period has expired, a Victorian coroner recommends, after finding a convicted murderer was not adequately monitored before he killed again.
- Lions licking rainwater from tent captured on video
Waking up to lions outside your tent may be terrifying for some, but Francie Lubbe, who captured the experience on video, describes it as "special".