The running order for the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest has been revealed and, as the competition ramps up, so does the excitement in Vienna, the ABC's Barbara Miller reports.
The much anticipated launch of HMAS Hobart in Adelaide meant for some impressive photo opportunities with photographers sharing images on social media.
The Liberal National Party (LNP) has again preselected local businessman Ted O'Brien to run against Clive Palmer in the seat of Fairfax at the next federal election.
A total of 13 kilograms of illicit drugs is seized and two men are charged with drug offences by police in Perth after raids on two properties.
A London taxi driver who made bombs targeting coalition troops in Iraq, one of which killed a US soldier, is jailed for life after being convicted of murder.
Sufferers of a chronic genetic condition say Australia is lagging behind world standards in diagnosing and treating the disease.
Social Services Minister Scott Morrison says resettlement is not the answer to the plight of displaced Rohingya.
Sunshine Coast businessman Ted O'Brien has again been selected by the LNP to contest the seat of Fairfax following a narrow defeat to Clive Palmer in 2013.
A 19-year-old man has handed himself into police over a home invasion and sexual assault in Melbourne on Wednesday.
Federal Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has backed a continuing naval shipbuilding industry in Australia.
A shopper has accused fashion brand Kookai of racism after she overheard a shop assistant point at her and warn a security guard to ?keep an eye out for those two Asian girls?.
As investigations continue into recent fires at tattoo parlours with known links to outlaw bikie gangs, Victorian police are stepping up vigilance.