The Federal Government's $23.5 billion school funding package passes the Senate, in a significant victory for the Coalition ahead of the long parliamentary break.
Injured veterans say they stand to lose hundreds of dollars per month under pending tax changes to disability support payments. Among them is Tara Young, who says it's "offensive" she went to war and may now be forced to turn to charity to pay her rent.
The Federal Liberal Party is under pressure to stand up to the Nationals and formally oppose the relocation of Commonwealth agencies away from Canberra.
A "massive explosion" shakes nearby houses after a tanker and a car collide on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, with at least a hundred firefighters at the scene.
A Perth doctor is banned from practising for 10 years for prescribing powerful weight loss and body-building drugs to hundreds of patients.
An estimated 600 high-rise buildings in England contain cladding similar to that used on a London tower block which caught fire, killing at least 79 people, Prime Minister Theresa May's office says.