Ex-servicemen and women are taking their own lives at rates above the general population, prompting opposition calls for a royal commission.
While Melbourne residents wait desperately for coronavirus restrictions to ease, growing outbreaks and the plateauing of the daily case numbers are fuelling frustration.
Income tax cuts will be brought forward for more than 11 million Australian workers after clearing federal parliament.
More than 200 Australian sailors have returned home after three months at sea without setting foot ashore due to COVID-19 precautions.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has taken aim at Western Australia and Queensland over their strict border closures, saying they should only be in place for health reasons.
Labor and the Liberal National Party are pitching rival plans to diversify the economy to north Queensland voters.
Premier Daniel Andrews has sought to reassure Victorians some restrictions will be eased on October 19, although it looks unlikely Melbourne will reach its targets in time.
Foreign partners of Australians will soon need to meet English language requirements before they can stay permanently.
Boys who drink alcohol when youths are more likely to be risky consumers in early adulthood, potentially resulting in injury, a new study has found.
Dean Jones has been quietly farewelled by family at the MCG, the ground where the Australian cricket great enjoyed some of his finest moments.