The Reserve Bank governor has warned that Australia's political leaders are still failing to explain to voters why the standard of living they enjoy will not last without serious tax reform.
Aisha Dow Some are sent bonkers by their neighbour's barking dog or cars honking horns, for others it is the traffic in the sky that is driving them to distraction.
Neelima Choahan A Melbourne restaurant has come under fire for displaying images which some say perpetuate racial stereotypes.
Nicole Hasham A Brisbane hospital is refusing to discharge an asylum seeker toddler who has been recovering from burns injuries, in a bid to prevent the Turnbull government from returning her to immigration detention at Nauru.
Craig Butt, Marissa Calligeros The drowning death of a 13-year-old girl near Wonthaggi on Thursday will be investigated, after it emerged that it took 24 minutes for an ambulance to be deployed.
Rania Spooner and Tammy Mills Police have charged three people over the disappearance of Bendigo mother-of-four Samantha Kelly.
Kate Aubusson Two female backpackers have survived a terrifying ordeal after a man allegedly tried to kidnap and murder them in South Australian bushland on Tuesday.
Craig Butt A woman has been struck and killed by a car while she was waiting at a bus stop.
Heath Aston The Turnbull Government has been warned it is running out of time to deliver senate voting reforms to end "preference harvesting", with one election expert saying the job of upgrading vote-counting software and reconfiguring millions of ballot papers would be a "recipe for disaster" for the trouble-prone Australian Electoral Commission if done at the last minute.
David Wroe The Japanese consortium pitching to build Australia's $50 billion fleet of new submarines has denied reports that Australian officials have been forced to chase them for basic information including a detailed budget for their bid.