Out of pocket health costs paid by Australian patients are at record highs.
Electrification has become entrenched as the way forward for a car industry striving to remain viable in a carbon constrained future.
Australia has deployed a surveillance plane to defend oil tankers from Iranian attacks in the Strait of Hormuz.
Patients are being urged to take blood pressure drugs in the evening rather than the morning to cut their risk of an early death.
The Department of Defence has confirmed five of its buildings are a fire risk because of flammable cladding.
A British woman discovered she has breast cancer after spotting an unusual heat coming from her chest on a thermal imaging camera at a Scottish tourist attraction.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton suggests DNA testing would be required to verify the Australian citizenship claims of Islamic State brides trapped in Syria.
Nationals MPs have come to the defence of Bridget McKenzie after some colleagues aired complaints about her performance as deputy leader.
Federal cabinet minister Linda Reynolds has dismissed concerns about press freedom, saying the national campaign on Monday's newspaper front pages proved the media was free to express its views.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has apologised swiftly to parliament after being found in contempt for taking funding from Katter's Australian Party for refusing to denounce former senator Fraser Anning.