- WA Labor misses out on upper house working majority
The remaining votes in the WA election are counted, with Labor narrowly missing out on a working majority in the Legislative Council by one seat.
- Cyclone Debbie strengthens to cat 2 as it continues towards Queensland coast
Supermarket shelves empty in north Queensland as the weather bureau warns a cyclone swirling off the coast could intensify to a category four when it crosses somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, early next week.
- India's Kuldeep stars on debut, Smith hits century for Australia
Steve Smith's century helps Australia struggles to reach 300 on day one, as Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav has a debut to remember.
- Salt Creek attacker found guilty over backpacker kidnap ordeal
A 60-year-old man accused of brutally attacking two female backpackers at Salt Creek in South Australia's Coorong region, leaving one of them naked and screaming for help, is found guilty of six out of seven charges.
- Sydney Harbour boat crash rescuers awarded with bravery awards
Rescuers who jumped to the aid of passengers during a boat crash which killed four people on Sydney Harbour are recognised with bravery awards 10 years after the tragic event.
- Roughead goal lights up MCG on a night of comebacks
Dyson Heppell, the Bombers, Jarryd Roughead — there were any number of comebacks to watch and enjoy at the MCG.
- Crows scoop first AFLW premiership, winning GF by just one goal
An Erin Phillips-led Adelaide Crows storm to the first AFL Women's premiership, edging Brisbane by a goal in the grand final at Carrara Stadium.
- London attack passer-by defends herself against 'those who cannot look beyond attire'
The woman photographed wearing a hijab and using her mobile phone while walking past an injured person in the London terrorist attack gives her side of the story.
- UTS Professor 'heading back' to Australia after murky flight ordeal in China
A University of Technology Sydney professor and Chinese government critic says he is heading back to Australia after allegedly being prevented from boarding a flight home from China.
- Daniel Ricciardo crashes out of Melbourne Grand Prix qualifying
Daniel Ricciardo says he will turn a frustrating qualifying crash into a "bit of aggro" during the F1 grand prix in Melbourne.
- No repeal for Obamacare as Republicans pull healthcare bill
US President Donald Trump suffers a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party, with Republican leaders pulling legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system.
- Trump's tough lesson from Obamacare debacle
America has just witnessed the world of difference between business and politics, and Donald Trump the difference between politicians and shareholders, writes Greg Jennett.
- Fossicker finds a football-sized mortar near Alice Springs, takes it home
An Alice Springs fossicker finds an old military mortar and takes it home to his "unimpressed wife", before police have to set up a perimeter outside his house and call in the army.
- How a Melbourne VR project is helping NASA astronauts go to space
When Melbourne game developer Emre Deniz posted some screenshots of his virtual reality project Earthlight to Reddit, he was just hoping to get some feedback from fellow space and gaming nerds. Instead, he got a message from NASA.
- Tasmanian A-G Vanessa Goodwin hospitalised with brain tumours
Vanessa Goodwin is in a "stable condition" in hospital, it has been announced, following Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman's shock press conference revealing the Attorney-General has been diagnosed with multiple brain tumours.
- 50 years ago women weren't allowed to run marathons
"If I quit, everybody's going to believe women can't do this" — that's the thought that latched itself into Kathrine Switzer's head when a male official tried to push her off the course of the Boston Marathon in 1967.
- 'Game changing' technology could almost eradicate malaria in PNG
Australian scientists have trialled a new diagnostic technique in Papua New Guinea they say could help eradicate the malaria parasite in developing countries.
- Aboriginal suicides continue in Leonora as undertaker buries his son
In a WA community still recovering from a spate of Aboriginal suicides, the son of the town undertaker has become the latest person to take his life.
- Coonalpyn silo artist Guido van Helten finishes off massive project
Australia's largest and arguably most complex mural is finished, with artist Guido van Helten putting the final touches on the silos at Coonalpyn in South Australia.