Scott Morrison has stepped down as leader of the Liberal Party after conceding defeat, saying he accepted responsibility for the result.
Anthony Albanese is set to become Australia's 31st prime minister after Scott Morrison conceded defeat at the federal election.
Austria is relaxing its blood donation rules, which at present stop many gay and bisexual men as well all trans people from donating, Health Minister Johannes Rauch has announced.
The federal election winner will take on a digital economy struggling to attract tech talent and a world on alert for a Russian cyber offensive.
The Liberal and Labor leaders have hit the ground running in the western and southern ends of the country in the final full day of campaigning ahead of the federal election.
Australia has recorded its second official case of monkeypox with NSW confirming its first case after Victoria.
After decades of campaigning NSW has become the last state in Australia to pass laws allowing people with a terminal illness to voluntarily end their own life.
Just days out from the federal election the Morrison government's campaign has received a shot in the arm with the unemployment rate falling below four per cent for the first time in almost 48 years.
Scott Morrison has joked the local Devonport football team could use him as a "bulldozer" for their new grandstand after knocking over a child during a mock match.
Kathleen Folbigg's convictions for killing four of her children will be the subject of an inquiry ordered by NSW Governor Margaret Beazley.