The Turnbull government's Gonski 2.0 school funding plan has passed parliament, meaning schools will see changes to the money they receive from 2018.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the South Australian government needs to answer whether a new bank levy will make the state less competitive for business.
An NRL player's lawsuit should not be turned into a "Royal Commission into Concussion", a lawyer for the Newcastle Knights says.
A new Finance Department report shows Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young claimed over $2400 in taxpayer expenses to travel to Byron Bay in 2016.
A Liberal delegate has told the party's federal conference people with low IQ "don't all vote for Labor".
Abu Dhabi-based carrier Etihad Airways says it will open its lounges to economy class passengers for a fee as it joins rivals in seeking ways to lift revenue.
Four Arab states are demanding that Qatar closes Al Jazeera television and cuts ties to Iran.
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has almost certainly been killed, a Russian defence committee spokesman says.
Two escapees who broke out of Bali's Kerobokan jail, along with an Australian who remains on the loose, will be returned to Indonesia.
A man will appear in court charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder after a van drove into people near a mosque in north London.
The 2017/18 season should be better for dairy farmers in the wake of improved trading and seasonal conditions, says Rabobank.
Combating cyber crime is a top priority for the Australian government after the country's near miss during the WannaCry ransomware attack.
At least 11 people are dead after a powerful bomb exploded near a police building in southwestern Pakistan.
CFMEU Victorian secretary John Setka says his comments about ABCC employees had been taken out of context, but he is sorry if anyone felt threatened.
Only representatives of MH17 passengers who bought their ticket in Australia, were flying here or lived here will be allowed to join a Federal Court case.
A Queensland policeman who pulled a gun on a motorist in May 2015 has had his conviction set aside on appeal.
New Acland Coal has lost a bid in the Queensland Supreme Court to stay the Land Court's recommendation to reject the expansion of an open-cut coalmine.