After a week of inspiring performances and incredible stories in the sporting arena, look back on some of the best images from the 2018 Invictus Games.
The crash and destruction of one of America's most sophisticated and expensive combat warplanes — an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — leads to the immediate grounding of Australia's entire fleet of the aircraft.
Senior military figures describe the "most serious incident of its kind for the Australian Air Force in more than 25 years", praising two pilots for their expert response to a dramatic engine malfunction that saw their advanced warplane skid across a US runway before catching fire.
Firefighters working at airports across Australia have been found with elevated levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in their blood, with some returning levels 10 to 20 times higher than the general population, documents obtained by the ABC under freedom of information laws reveal.
Australia will spend $7 billion on six unmanned spy planes that can stay in the air for more than a day and will be used to hunt enemy submarines and carry out surveillance flights.
The Defence Department is widening its probe into the spread of the chemicals in the Salisbury area. Overseas authorities have linked PFAS to a range of health conditions such as cancer, low birth weight and delayed puberty onset.
Ayla Holdom was open with her military colleagues about being transgender. But when she was invited to Prince William's wedding, a friend betrayed her to the British tabloids.
Crowds gather at a number of Anzac Day events across the country on the 103rd anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli.
The heroic pilot who calmly landed a Southwest Airlines flight after a mid-air explosion is a former US Navy pilot who was once denied an aviation career on account of being o woman.