Marine scientists studying Sydney's little known reefs say corals damaged by a bleaching event in Sydney Harbour earlier this year are "starting to show good signs of recovery".
Melbourne man Frank Grima faces a $65,000 penalty if found guilty of carrying out what his lawyer describes as "trivial" building work on public land at Werribee South.
Liberal senator Cory Bernardi demands high-profile Labor senator Sam Dastyari explain why a company with links to the Chinese Government repaid a debt on his behalf.
South Australia's Liberal Opposition defends its criticisms of the Government's job creation grants, after leaked documents revealed the Liberals considered adopting an even less generous scheme.
A pewter dish believed to be the nation's oldest known artefact of early European contact is headed back to Australia.
A police officer, who was involved in a siege in Adelaide's south, appears in court charged with a range of offences including aggravated stalking and making unlawful threats.