Meghan's pregnancy news kicks off tour

A pregnancy announcement has kicked off Prince Harry and wife Meghan's first royal tour, with a tweet revealing the news hours after the couple landed in Sydney.

$3k upgrade key to Dreamworld tragedy

Dreamworld's failure to install a safety feature that would have cost no more than $3000 was the "primary" cause of the 2016 Thunder River Rapids ride tragedy.

Cyberbullying a national issue: Qld

Queensland will spend $3.5 million to tackle the problem of cyberbullying, but says the federal government must take up the issue as well.

Gay teacher law changes will have to wait

Laws protecting gay teachers from discrimination at religious schools will have to wait despite pressure from Labor and some Liberals to bring them in now.

Morrison rebuffs fresh asylum seeker calls

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is staring down fresh demands from Australian doctors and aid organisations to rethink his approach to the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru.

Eels want Hayne for back for 2019 NRL

Parramatta have told Jarryd Hayne they still want him to be at the Eels next year despite the NRL star turning up the heat on the club for a new contract.

US embassy apology after cat pyjama invite

The United States' embassy in Canberra has apologised for a "training error" after distributing a fake meeting invitation, complete with a photo of a pyjama-wearing cat.