Scientists have voted to redefine the value of a kilogram, in what they called a landmark decision that will boost the accuracy of scientific measurements.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will use a major speech in front of regional leaders to warn the US and China against a full-blown trade war as the geopolitical contest between the two great powers intensifies.
A federal judge in Washington is ordering the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, temporarily restoring his access while the case is pending.
Craig Foster, the highest profile candidate for Australian football's controlling body, is selling himself as unifying force in the game. But his success in the forthcoming FFA board elections is anything but certain.
When it was an Australian territory, people born in what is now Papua New Guinea were automatically Australian citizens. Now, after years calling Australia home, many of them have been forced to prove their citizenship or potentially be left stateless.
Missed the banking royal commission? Maybe heard something about charging dead people fees and conflicts of interest but didn't tune in? Don't worry, this is what you need to know about the blockbuster fortnight starting on Monday.
A farming family in the Northern Territory is harvesting their biggest crop of durians, a fruit that smells stinky or delicious depending on who you ask.
The government is usually the master of its own political strategy, but the timing of the next election is becoming more complicated by the day, writes Laura Tingle.
Somewhere before Christmas, my son will get a number that will tell him if he is to get into his preferred course at uni. That number will not define him — I think after making it even this far he knows that, writes Vanessa Wiltshire.
This painting was sold as a portrait by famed Australian artist Brett Whiteley of his mother, Beryl. But since then, both the artist and the sitter have been disputed. Tracking down the truth has proved challenging in the complex world of art trading.