Australians trying to take advantage of new tax breaks or report their income to Centrelink have been stymied as the main online portal for government services went down for several hours.
Aged-care facilities across Australia are at "risk of failure" without adequate federal funding, the industry's peak body has warned, after the sudden shut down of a Queensland facility left residents stranded.
The Federal Court has dismissed a bid by a group of native title holders to influence and potentially block the construction of a nuclear waste dump on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula.
A federal police officer will fight more than 20 charges related to sexual offences against a young person, an ACT court has heard.
A woman who died after a tree fell on a car in NSW's Blue Mountains has been identified as an NSW Ambulance paramedic.
Twitter users worldwide were unable to access the social-networking site for about an hour, with an outage that affected both mobile and web platforms.
Intense turbulence struck an Air Canada flight to Australia on Thursday and sent unbuckled passengers flying into the ceiling, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii.
The Democratic-led US House Judiciary Committee has voted to authorise subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner.
Australia's defence of netball's World Cup has opened in ominous style in England, with the Diamonds hammering minnows Northern Ireland 88-24 in Liverpool.
The possibility of a class action lawsuit looms against the manufacturer of textured breast implants over their apparent links to a rare form of cancer.