NSW MPs have passed an amendment to an abortion bill requiring doctors to provide information on pregnancy terminations to the state's health secretary.
Canberra rookie Bailey Simonsson has been rewarded for a breakout NRL season with a contract extension until the end of 2023.
Australian businesses believe there is no choice but to create a "circular economy", but they need state governments and councils to make their waste and recycling laws consistent.
Scott Morrison has urged the big banks not to be "sheepish" about lending money as Australia continues to deal with the fallout of the financial services royal commission.
Australia won't be getting a long-term plan to cut its emissions any time soon.
US aeroplane maker Boeing has launched a compensation fund for the relatives of those who were killed in crashes involving the company's 737 MAX model in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck near Puerto Rico, rousing and scaring many from their sleep in the US territory.
Obesity is "not a choice" and is not down to a lack of willpower, British psychology experts have said, as they call for changes in society's opinion on the condition.
Embattled South Sydney captain Sam Burgess has vowed to stay true to himself on and off the NRL field - within reason.
Scolded for doing little by teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, leader after leader has promised the United Nations to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels.