Republicans and Democrats hammer out a bipartisan agreement on a spending package to keep the US Government funded through to the end of September, a senior congressional aide says.
In January 2013, five Indigenous women survived five days in the desert after an expedition to find roots for carving went wrong.
The head of Tasmania's water utility admits water bills will be cheaper if the Government takes control of the utility, but those savings will mean less money for "hospitals and schools".
One of the Northern Territory's most respected historians dies after a battle with an aggressive form of motor neuron disease.
An Uber driver in Canberra who allegedly told a passenger he was involved with Islamic State and planned to blow up Parliament House is being investigated by police.
Chinese investment in Australia reaches its highest level since the global financial crisis, but a new report warns the country may miss out on a future boom as investors look toward the US and Europe. We break down the major findings from the report.