ABC News - Australia
Police scour NT by helicopter and boat after three fail to return from fishing trip
Posted about 1 hour ago
A search-and-rescue effort is underway to locate three people who failed to return from a Northern Territory fishing trip on Friday afternoon.
Why the status of Jerusalem matters
Posted 1h ago
As Australia weighs in on one of the world's hardest foreign policy questions, it's worth asking why countries don't already acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel's capital, writes Middle East correspondent Eric Tlozek.
Facebook post thanking truckie for guiding couple through north Qld rain goes viral
Posted 1h ago
Emily Clarke wrote the message on Facebook after driving through what they say was "one of the most severe storms" in Proserpine. Her post thanking "Footie" the truck driver has since been shared more than 10,000 times.
Kookaburras lose Hockey World Cup semi-final in shootout
Posted 2h ago
The Kookaburras miss out on defending their World Cup crown after losing a heartbreaking semi-final to the Netherlands 4-3 in a sudden-death shootout after being level 2-2 at full-time.
Scott Morrison to name new governor-general
Posted 3h ago
Current Governor-General Peter Cosgrove's five-year term as the Queen's representative in Australia comes to an end in March next year, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison set to name his replacement this morning.