A disability conference in Brisbane expects a full house after government budget data revealed a $4.6 billion underspend on the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
NSW MPs have passed an amendment to an abortion bill requiring doctors to provide information on pregnancy terminations to the state's health secretary.
Australian businesses believe there is no choice but to create a "circular economy", but they need state governments and councils to make their waste and recycling laws consistent.
Scott Morrison has urged the big banks not to be "sheepish" about lending money as Australia continues to deal with the fallout of the financial services royal commission.
Australia won't be getting a long-term plan to cut its emissions any time soon.
US aeroplane maker Boeing has launched a compensation fund for the relatives of those who were killed in crashes involving the company's 737 MAX model in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck near Puerto Rico, rousing and scaring many from their sleep in the US territory.
Obesity is "not a choice" and is not down to a lack of willpower, British psychology experts have said, as they call for changes in society's opinion on the condition.
Scolded for doing little by teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, leader after leader has promised the United Nations to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has told journalists she "sensed an interest" from US president Donald Trump in gun buybacks during their meeting in New York.