After a long fight from activists, Argentina has brought into force a groundbreaking law to allow elective abortions.
WA ship builders are set to score work constructing vessels which can hunt down and counter naval mines, while the Federal Government has also revealed new advance guided missiles for our navy.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson fears democracy when it comes to letting the Scottish people vote on independence, Scotland's first minister says.
A new billion-dollar investment in developing advanced guided missiles will boost Australia's maritime and border security, the defence minister says.
Chinese fighter jets have entered Taiwan's air defence space after a US aircraft carrier entered the disputed South China Sea amid rising tensions over Taiwan.
As coronavirus cases reach record levels, Portugal has headed to the polls to vote for the largely ceremonial post of president.
Senior Liberal Murray Cowper has launched an extraordinary attack on Opposition leader Zak Kirkup’s election chances.
The end to WA’s year-long moratorium on rent increases and evictions could lead to the biggest spike in homelessness seen in the State for years, a property expert has warned.
A Liberal MP who in 2013 was parliamentary secretary to the Road Safety Minister has been fined after being caught speeding in a campaign van emblazoned with her face.
Former chief medical officer Brendan Murphy and NSW Resilience Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons are among those vying to become 2021's Australian of the Year.
Former Opposition leader Bill Shorten has warned Labor against pursuing a tiny policy agenda at the next election, arguing the Coalition is beatable with the right focus.
Opposition leader Zak Kirkup has denied being ‘snubbed’ by the Prime Minister, after it emerged that Scott Morrison is unlikely to join him on the campaign trail ahead of the State Election in March.
The WA Premier has laid down an ultimatum to any rough sleepers thinking about returning to Pioneer Park.
Premier Mark McGowan has called on the ‘best and brightest’ to join the WA Police, launching a $1.8 million campaign to recruit almost 1000 new officers.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg insists Australia is still on track to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from February, as new figures suggest people are more than happy to get their jab.
It’s ‘inevitable’ tech giants will have to pay for Australian news used to generate ad revenue says Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, slamming Google for threats to pull its search engine from the country.
Sheep-shearing, possum-skinning and eel-counting where among the festivities at cult Kiwi event Whangamomona Republic Day.
It’s early days yet, but so far, the signs aren’t good for the Opposition Leader and his struggling Liberals this election.
Queensland's electoral commission says Rockhampton residents are set for a lengthy wait to find out who won the city's mayoral election.
The consumer price index is expected to have risen 0.7 per cent in the December quarter, keeping the annual rate also at 0.7 per cent.
Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent
A former mayor has questioned some of the decisions made by successor Brad Pettitt.
Donald Trump has spoken for the first time since leaving office as it was announced the former president would face his second impeachment trial next month.
Anthony Albanese says Labor is ready for a federal election this year, promising a suite of policy announcements well before voters heads the ballot box.
US President Joe Biden has spoken by phone with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about the pandemic, climate change, security and trade.
Helen Corbett and Andrej Sokolow, dpa
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