20-year-old Melbourne suspect will be charged with terrorism, police say
Australia sends asylum-seekers who try to reach the country by boat to two Pacific camps on PNG's Manus Island or Nauru for processing under a tough immigration policy.
Former tennis star John Alexander, who represents a Sydney district for Turnbull's Liberal Party, announced he was resigning after being unable to determine if he had inherited UK citizenship from his immigrant father.
Senator Stephen Parry seeks confirmation of citizenship status from British authorities
The carcass of a 5.2-metre (17-foot) adult male was found in the Fitzroy River in central Queensland on Thursday with a single gunshot wound to the head, the environment department said.
Australia offered to advise, train and assist the Philippine military in a bid to fight terrorism.
Help announced by Australian FM Bishop is in addition to $920,000 worth of food and supplies given to Philippines in June
The MV-22 Osprey -- a hybrid helicopter-turboprop with a chequered safety record -- went down on Saturday off Shoalwater Bay in Queensland state.
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