The largest and "most capable group" of US Marines to ever rotate into Darwin starts arriving for a six month deployment focused on training and preserving stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
Australia's largest warships are declared free of "significant issues" more than two years after engine propulsion problems saw them docked for urgent repairs.
They gave their all to fight for their country in a time of war, but advocates believe there are many local veterans who are effectively invisible to authorities and "just fell through the cracks".
When it comes to being stopped and searched at the airport, are there certain things customs officers can and can't look at, like laptops or USB sticks?
High-tech Chinese ships are mapping waters close to Papua New Guinea just as the United States and Australia begin upgrading a naval base on Manus Island.
On Tuesday, the Chinese navy will turn 70, and Beijing is marking the occasion by showing off new toys rapidly commissioned and completed by the emerging global power.
Indigenous soldiers returning home from the horrors of World War I were plunged headlong into another long-running battle.
Reports emerge of reconnaissance-style drone crashing in outback Western Australia as Airbus says one of its aircraft was involved in an incident in the region.
Search and rescue teams found wreckage from a crashed Japanese F-35 stealth fighter in the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, but authorities continue searching for the missing pilot.