Single mothers on low incomes and older women at risk of homelessness were overlooked in the federal budget, with the coalition spending 30 times more on tax cuts than it did on women's economic security.
Labor is "shell-shocked" at the "terrible" result of a NSW by-election that saw its primary vote slide backwards and the government retain the marginal seat, NSW opposition leader Jodi McKay says.
The second repatriation flight from India has landed in Darwin with 165 Australians on board and they will now spend 14 days in quarantine in the Howard Springs facility.
Deputy federal Labor leader Richard Marles has played down what impact the result of the NSW Upper Hunter by-election could have on a federal poll due in the coming year.
If Ned Kelly was still around he'd probably be an anti-vaxxer, yet no doubt find himself in the minority.
A Virgin Galactic manned shuttle has made a rocket-powered flight from New Mexico to the fringe of space.
The Nationals' David Layzell looks set to defy history and hold Upper Hunter for NSW's coalition government, but it may be days before a winner is declared in the crucial by-election.
Prince Harry has admitted he turned to drink and drugs as he dealt with the trauma of his mother's death later in life.
A truce between Israel and Hamas has taken hold after the worst violence in years, but clashes broke out around the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem where similar scenes had touched off the conflict.
The British government has vowed to examine how the BBC was run after a damning inquiry into how the broadcaster got its bombshell 1995 interview with Princess Diana and unprecedented criticism from her son Prince William.