Ashleigh Barty has sealed her place in the semi-finals of the elite season-ending championships and eliminated Petra Kvitova with a decisive 6-4 6-2 win over the dual Wimbledon champion.
Drought ravaging crucial parts of Australia's food bowl is driving prices up for shoppers amid growing political angst about relief for farmers.
Police have busted an illegal Gold Coast escort agency, with 24 people facing a Brisbane court accused of prostitution-linked offences.
Police are preparing for more protesters at this year's Melbourne Cup Carnival amid recent damning animal cruelty revelations.
Woolworths underpaid its employees by as much as $300 million over almost a decade, only discovering it had been keeping the cash when shocked store managers complained they were earning less than their staff.
The digital era is marking the 50th anniversary of the first host-to-host message between two US laboratories that is recognised as the birth of the the internet.
Indigenous people fear their feedback will once again be ignored as the federal government attempts to design a voice to parliament.
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been fined $1000 for a social media post directed at racehorse owner Brae Sokolski.
The federal government has finally stamped a timeline on an election commitment that has sparked heated discussions between senior ministers.
Caps on political donations and campaign spending are making a comeback in Queensland years after they were dumped.