- CBA, ANZ, St George join rush to raise home loan interest rates
Commonwealth Bank, ANZ and St George join their rivals in another out-of-cycle increase in mortgage rates for investment and owner-occupier loans, after speculation the regulator may step in to rein in property lending.
- Category four cyclone possible for north Queensland: BOM
A tropical low brewing 600 kilometres north-east of the Queensland coast could make landfall early next week as a category four cyclone or higher, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
- Police arrest two more over British parliament attack
British police say they have made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attacks on Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London.
- Woman wearing hijab on Westminster Bridge was 'distressed, horrified', photographer says
The photographer who captured an image of a woman wearing a hijab walking past a victim of yesterday's London terrorist attack has defended her actions, saying she looked distressed, and claims his work has been "misappropriated".
- Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline
The Trump administration issues a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration's position and all but ending a long-fought campaign to stop the project on environmental grounds.
- Complicated surgery needed for twin growing inside baby's abdomen
The life of a 10-month-old boy hangs in the balance as doctors in Indonesia prepare to remove a strange mass his parents noticed growing in his abdomen, which turned out to be the baby's own twin.
- Why Chinese investors keep buying Australian property: it's cheap
You might think Australia's houses are ridiculously overpriced, but that's not how China's millionaires see it.
- Scientists hunt Cape York 'moonlight tiger' with camera traps
Far North Queensland researchers launch a scientific study into the possible existence of Tasmanian tigers on Cape York.
- Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak freed after trial over Arab Spring murders
Egypt's 88-year-old former president walks free after he being cleared of the final murder charges against him this month, in a case featuring a litany of charges ranging from corruption to the killing of protesters.
- Boost for endangered loggerhead turtle at WA nesting ground
There are fresh hopes for the plight of the endangered loggerhead turtle after an unusually bumper nesting season at Gnaraloo on Western Australia's Ningaloo coast
- Kohli in serious doubt for fourth Test with shoulder injury
India captain Virat Kohli faces an 11th hour fitness test on his injured shoulder to prove he is able to take the field in the fourth and final Test against Australia in Dharamsala.
- Skimpies agency accuses activists of perpetuating stereotypes
The founder of one of the largest agencies for "skimpies" in Western Australia accuses an activist group — who is campaigning for the end of the practice — of perpetuating stereotypes.
- 'He was lonely': Remains of WWI veteran moved home 100 years on
A century after his death, Aboriginal World War I veteran Miller Mack is moved from a "pauper's grave" and laid to rest in Raukken, the South Australian community in which he grew up.
- Official advice sought for postal ballot on same-sex marriage
The Government seeks advice about a postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage amid confirmation from Peter Dutton such a vote would bypass the Senate.
- WA facing budget black hole as GST share revised down
The new WA Government is handed a major budget blow, with the state set to be hundreds of millions of dollars worse off due to a lower than expected GST allocation.
- Germany fires up 'world's largest artificial sun'
Scientists in Germany flip the switch on what's being described as "the world's largest artificial sun," a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuels.
- Solar battery project in Lakeland could lead other towns off the grid
A world-first solar project in remote far north Queensland could provide the blueprint for keeping the lights on in regional towns when the grid fails.
- How cow pat with message became part of a museum collection
Twenty-five years ago at the annual Women on Farms Gathering in Numurkah the-then Minister of Agriculture was presented with a shovel carrying a cow pat in response to his speech.
- Heyfield locals fearful about future of their timber town
The country's biggest hardwood sawmill is set to close next year, and people from the timber town of Heyfield are concerned about what that will mean for them.