South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill insists his state won't be signing up to the federal government's national energy guarantee.
The debate over the Victorian Labor government's controversial assisted dying laws has raged for almost 24 hours straight with MPs sitting through the night.
Madrid will impose direct rule on Catalonia from Saturday after the region's leader threatened to proceed with a formal declaration of independence from Spain.
General John Kelly says he's "heartbroken" a US congresswoman overheard Donald Trump's conversation with a soldier's grieving family and chose to politicise it.
As its factory closes in Adelaide, car maker Holden has hailed its efforts to help workers find new jobs.
The former Labor prime minister Paul Keating has issued a stern warning to Victoria about its proposed euthanasia bill, urging parliamentarians to kill it off.
The major parties have been accused of grovelling to the pokies industry following alleged machine-rigging and money-laundering at Crown.
New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern is taking up the reins of leadership and her first task is appointing a cabinet with Labour, NZ First and Green MPs in it.
Malcolm Turnbull says his foreign minister has no need to apologise to the incoming New Zealand prime minister after a clash over Barnaby Joyce.
Fadi Ibrahim will remain on bail after it was challenged by prosecutors arguing his business partner and wife weren't acceptable people to provide surety.
Holden has produced its last car in Australia with the final Commodore to officially roll off the production line on Friday.
North Korea has written to Australia urging it to ditch its alliance with the United States and Donald Trump for the sake of global peace and avoiding war.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to solve the issues on the Korean Peninsula via dialogue rather than military intervention.
The UN has again pressed Australia on its treatment of asylum seekers, with some policies being described as "shocking" and "disturbing".
Jacinda Ardern will be the next prime minister in a coalition government, with NZ First leader Winston Peters almost certainly her deputy.
Clive Palmer's high-stakes legal battle with liquidators trying to freeze his assets still isn't over, despite marathon sittings in a Brisbane court.
Fadi Ibrahim's bail has been challenged by prosecutors arguing his business partner and wife aren't acceptable people to provide surety.