Anthony Albanese will receive advice next week on the legal impacts of Scott Morrison's decision to hold five other ministerial portfolios in government.
An invasive colony of yellow crazy ants has been discovered in Queensland's world heritage-listed far north, spanning an area of 77 hectares.
Resources giant BHP has appointed company insider Geraldine Slattery to head up its Australian operations.
Rising energy costs are the latest problem for renters living in "brutal" conditions over winter, research shows.
Melbourne-made video game Cult of the Lamb has made it to the top of global sales charts within days of its release.
An inspection is underway on an enclosure at Adelaide Zoo after the escape of a red panda.
Queensland businesses are less confident about the next 12 months despite enjoying solid sales and revenue.
Canberra Airport has resumed normal operations and a man is in custody after a shooting incident inside the terminal prompted its evacuation.
Two women, including a mother of two, have been shot dead in a targeted and appalling public shooting in suburban Sydney, detectives say.
Cash-strapped Australians filling up at the fuel pump paid an extra $5 a week over the course of the past three months, according to new figures.