For Victorian Julie Baulch, a breakthrough drug trial to treat her breast cancer has given her a new lease on life.
A Queensland prison officer is among three men due to face court over allegations that staff of a privately operated jail were supplying steroids.
Australians have been more interested in sharing their favourite Aretha Franklin song with their Facebook friends than talking about a prime minister being dumped or the royal wedding.
A push to urgently transfer sick asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru to Australia has been put off until next year, with the government saved from a humiliating defeat.
Jeers have turned to cheers for Matt Lodge after earning NRL redemption at Brisbane.
Chris Dawson intends to plead not guilty to murdering his wife almost 40 years ago, with the 70-year-old's lawyer arguing Lynette Dawson was seen alive after her disappearance.
Ernestine "Bonita" Mabo was a small woman who became a giant of Australia's indigenous land rights and reconciliation movements.
Australian workers will be guaranteed access to five days of unpaid domestic violence leave per year, under draft laws that have passed federal parliament.
A national suicide and self-harm monitoring system could be established in the aftermath of an emergency mental health summit.
Some batches of Nanna's Family Apple Pies are being recalled across the country because of fears of glass contamination.