The upcoming flu season could exacerbate the spread and effect of coronavirus in NSW, state health authorities have warned.
A doctor of Asian appearance at a Victorian hospital was told by parents to stay away from a child amid fears of the coronavirus, while other staff and patients have reported discrimination.
Renewed focus on the scourge of domestic violence has followed the murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children by their father in Brisbane.
A Nationals MP has broken ranks with the government to urge the coalition to raise the dole.
The government has agreed to settle three class actions over contamination of land by chemicals used in firefighting foam at defence bases.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is not opposed to a word change in the national anthem but says there is a lot more Australians should be worried about in the name of reconciliation.
The honour of being named Brisbane skipper may take some time to sink in for Alex Glenn.
An Adelaide man who killed his wheelchair-bound wife by pushing her into a pond in an "evil and despicable act" has been jailed for at least 25 years.
Australia is facing a very average autumn - a piece of welcome news after a horror summer that reduced swathes of the country to ashes.
NRL star Josh Reynolds has described his relief after police said they will drop a domestic violence charge against him with the player saying it's been one of the most "tumultuous and difficult" periods in his life.