A US Navy sailor has shot and killed two civilians working at Hawaii's historic military base of Pearl Harbor, and injured a third, military officials say, before fatally shooting himself.
Scott Morrison is slashing the number of federal government departments and sacking five senior bureaucrats in a major shake-up of the public service.
The drought will wipe almost $1 billion off the value of Queensland's agricultural commodities this financial year, according to a new forecast.
The Northern Territory Government will fork out more than $30 million after discovering it had been underpaying superannuation to 56,000 current and former public servants over a decade.
Cricket has lost "a dear friend" on Wednesday with the death of former England captain Bob Willis.
A man has been charged with malicious damage and offensive behaviour after a Chinese Crested Powderpuff dog had its teeth knocked out in Sydney.
Rugby Australia has shot down speculation it will pay ex-Wallaby star Israel Folau $8 million in damages as "wildly inaccurate".
An emergency dash across Australia by two women to find their missing triplet sister has ended in tragedy with the discovery of Claire Hockridge's body.
A "vindicated" Israel Folau wants new religious freedom laws after Rugby Australia apologised to him as they reached a confidential settlement over his sacking.
Independent senator Jacqui Lambie has delivered the Morrison government a major win after voting to scrap laws making it easier for refugees to get medical transfers to Australia.