A former ASIO chief David Irvine urges the Federal Government to create a "single Commonwealth-led cooperative agency" charged with countering cybercrime in Australia.
Reigning champion and title favourite Roger Federer sweeps into the Australian Open third round with a win over German Jan-Lennard Struff.
Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) is told its bid to extend an exploration licence over its Panguna site has been rejected because of divisions among landowners.
Despite a raft of policies aimed at slowing the economy, cutting debt and easing pollution, China's GDP last year easily beating the official growth target for the year.
A deal is finally struck between Melbourne's fire brigade and the firefighters' union, with MFB president Andi Diamond quitting her post immediately following the agreement.
A Malaysia Airlines plane travelling from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur is believed to have had an engine shut down "due to technical reasons", prompting the aircraft to land in Alice Springs this afternoon.
Steve Smith wins the ICC's Test player of the year award for a second time, after a 2017 calendar year featuring six centuries in 11 Tests.
Frontman Colin Hay says the meaning of his song Down Under is lost on Cory Bernardi, suggesting the South Australian senator dabble in some "light hallucinogens", wander into a field and reconsider his own importance.
SA Liberal MP Corey Wingard is not normally known for his quirky turn of phrase, but today produced a peculiar pearler to express scorn over delays to an Adelaide rail project.
A survivor of a multi-vehicle crash near Dubbosays he remembers being pulled from his car following the collision that left two dead and several others injured.