Australia is banning the sale of pure caffeine powder after a young man died of an overdose.
In the space of two years, four women will have made Australian sporting history by stepping on to the field to officiate top tier men's games.
Debate on amendments to a bill decriminalising abortion in NSW will resume next week after the upper house in a late-night session approved a watered-down amendment opposing sex-selective terminations.
A Tamil family could spend months in detention on Christmas Island before their deportation case is heard in court.
Iran has warned US President Donald Trump against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran.
A player cleanout at embattled NRL club Brisbane appears to have begun with star recruit Jack Bird reportedly requesting a release.
Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalises consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the president's dignity.