A police officer shot and killed a dog in Orelia on Friday night after the animal attacked him and his partner while they were trying to arrest a man.
Inga Ting Northern Territory police are searching for a man believed to have left an outback rest stop about 10 minutes before a French tourist was stabbed to death in front of his terrified wife.
Matthew Knott George Christensen said his favourite response was from comedian Magda Szubanski.
A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
Fergus Hunter Amid the chaotic and action-packed final sitting week of Parliament for 2016, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton quietly added a sixth property to his impressive and expanding portfolio.
Heath Aston Properties granted to World War Two veterans are among 150,000 hectares of farmland in northern Queensland that the Defence Department has earmarked for acquisition to allow Singaporean soldiers more room to train on Australian soil.
Nassim Khadem Cyber attacks against Australian agencies, businesses and individuals are on the rise, but our nation still lacks the capability to defend.
Georgina Mitchell Former Fairfax Media photographer Andrew Quilty has been awarded the Gold Walkley award for excellence in Australian journalism, for a striking photograph taken in the aftermath of a US airstrike in Afghanistan.
Noel Towell "Barnaby gave me a big cuddle," says Burke's Backyard host.
Saxon Durrant Parents are up in arms after a proposal to cut part of the oval to make way for new classrooms was announced at Inglewood primary school.