The legislation for the Federal Government's overhaul of the childcare system has passed the Senate.
In an AFL season opener that looked much like the others, Richmond unveiled its new attacking threats to outclass Carlton by 43 points.
Supporters and opponents of Jacqui Lambie alike are throwing praise at the senator after she made an impassioned speech to Parliament describing her struggles as a single mother trying to make ends meet on welfare.
A man who allegedly hit and tried to drown a police dog in a creek as it pursued him in Melbourne's north last night is arrested after seeking treatment for serious dog bites.
A video taken by British MP David Davies shows the confusion and panic experienced by those inside government buildings as Wednesday's terrorist attack unfolded.
Ninety-nine men appear in court in Papua New Guinea to stand trial for the brutal killing in 2014 of seven people they believed were conducting sorcery.