Jodi Ball's dream of joining the Defence Force came at a cost when she was abducted and raped by fellow officers. Now she's learning to play the guitar as part of a program helping veterans use music to heal.
After securing the so-called "contract of the century", the French company chosen to build Australia's future submarines concedes it is having cultural clashes with its $50 billion customer, with lunch and meeting times proving problematic.
Australia's largest warships are declared free of "significant issues" more than two years after engine propulsion problems saw them docked for urgent repairs.
A survivor of the biggest World War II attack on Australian shores, Commander Herbert Kriloff, is remembered as "one of the pioneers, in more ways than one, of the alliance between the United States and Australia, which binds our two nations together today".
France's visiting Defence Minister has assured Australia the future submarine program will run on time, despite a similar build program running three years late in her country.
Naval officers boarded two suspicious boats in the Arabian Sea, locating a cache of drugs intended for the international narcotics trade and dumping them at sea.
While the first of Australia's future submarines is at least 12 years from hitting the water, the vessels are getting a name change.
The ABC understands Defence recently offered a two-year extension and a 25 per cent cost increase to the French company building the submarines, as it tries to lock in a crucial final agreement for the $50 billion project.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's face was pasted on billboards ahead of last weekend's APEC summit in Papua New Guinea. So how did he end up getting upstaged?
Manus Governor Charlie Benjamin hits out at Australia over plans to redevelop a joint naval base on the Pacific island, saying he's never been consulted on the plan that the United States is also backing.