Sir Richard Branson's bid to take passengers into orbit is dead-end and dangerous technology, Australian astronaut Andy Thomas says.
Former Northern Territory treasurer Robyn Lambley will refer the government to the auditor general for investigation about whether it has broken any laws in how it runs the NT's finances.
After just 11 NRL games, Brisbane teen sensation David Fifita has been earmarked as a future Queensland State of Origin star.
Australians will get a better quality of life because of the federal government's economic wins, according to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, who has projected a budget surplus of $4.1 billion within two years.
Wayne Bennett has taken Liam Knight under his wing with South Sydney signing the controversial prop to a two-year NRL deal.
Thousands of extra older Australians will be given money to pay for care at home, as part of a $550 million aged care funding boost.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has savaged Labor's pledge to scrap a controversial work-for-the-dole scheme, claiming the move will rip $1 billion out of the portfolio.
More than 40 people have been injured in an explosion at a Japanese restaurant in northern Japan.
US President Donald Trump has gone after Saturday Night Live and NBC for what he says is the "real scandal of one-sided coverage".
The death of a woman in South Melbourne is being treated as suspicious by homicide detectives.