The $20-billion bridge connecting the country to Hong Kong took almost a decade to build and is known as the "bridge of death" among some local media outlets, with officials saying at least 18 workers died during construction.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells his country's Parliament that local authorities will continue investigating the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, adding "whitewashing such barbarity will of course injure…
Children raised in state care lose their support when they turn 18, but it is hoped a new trial in WA extending the age limit to 21 will cut homelessness and boost their chances of education and employment.
Senator Eric Abetz accuses David Anderson, who is acting in the role left by Michelle Guthrie, of "gaming the system" after he reveals in a Senate Estimates hearing he had spoken with the former managing director about a redundancy.
After the sound of a helicopter triggers wheelchair tennis competitor Paul Guest's PTSD, his playing partner Edwin Vermetten instantly moves to comfort him, the pair sharing a raw a moment of kinship and understanding that sums up the…
Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush tells a court a text message he sent to an actress saying he was thinking about her "more than is socially appropriate" was a "throwaway line" and the accompanying emoji was the "looniest" he could find.
The Wentworth loss has sent shockwaves through Liberal ranks, but one NSW parliamentarian's call for an early federal election in order to stem losses at upcoming state polls is being dismissed as "Sydney-centric", writes Patricia Karvelas.
The former prime minister says he'll have things to say about "important matters of public interest", but refuses to engage in debate about the Liberal Party's likely loss in the Wentworth by-election.
New analysis of students' NAPLAN results reveals Queensland is sitting at the top of the class, ACT needs to work harder and there is no difference between government, independent or Catholic schools. See what's happening in your state.
Australian Border Force officials reveal 11 children have been transferred off Nauru for medical attention, as calls grow for the Government to accept New Zealand's offer to take refugees from the island.
"Today Australia confronts a trauma, an abomination hiding in plain sight for far too long," the Prime Minister says, as hundreds of people gather in Canberra to witness the apology recommended by the royal commission into child sexual…
Losing Liberal candidate Dave Sharma, who believes the ousting of Malcolm Turnbull was the primary reason the seat fell to independent candidate Kerryn Phelps, says "it would be an error to draw national lessons solely from the prism of…
A historic swing against the Government in a seat held by conservatives for 117 continuous years has left the Liberal Party and the Coalition facing the prospect of humiliation at the next general election, writes political editor Andrew…
ABC election analyst Antony Green says independent candidate Kerryn Phelps is still on track to win the Wentworth by-election from the Liberals, despite a narrowing of her margin earlier today as vote counting continues.
A man has died after being struck by lightning at Geurie, near Dubbo, in New South Wales' central west, as thunderstorms lash large areas of the state and the Bureau of Meteorology issues severe weather warnings.
Saudi authorities admit for the first time that journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, saying he died after a fight inside the country's consulate in Istanbul. In response, Donald Trump says he would prefer it if any US retribution did not…
The Sydney Anglican Church is set to vote on sweeping powers that will ensure that no same-sex marriage services or receptions, meditative yoga or traditional Indigenous smoking ceremonies will be held on any of their extensive properties.
Scott Morrison concedes Liberal candidate Dave Sharma is likely to lose Saturday's Wentworth by-election, in what would be the first time the seat had not been held by the party, or its predecessors, since Federation.
After leaving the last Olympics "ashamed" to have not won a medal, Australian champion swimmer Cate Campbell is now winning the mental battle on the road towards redemption at Tokyo 2020 — with a little assistance from the SAS.
A company given millions of taxpayer dollars to cull the devastating crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef altered a scientific report about the "poor management" of its own program, an ABC investigation can reveal.
Aine McGrath was exchanging text messages with her boyfriend before losing control of her car on Perth's Mitchell Freeway, crossing four lanes of traffic and slamming into a car in a collision that killed her friend.