McCormack, who had been the veterans' affairs minister, was sworn in as deputy PM shortly after his appointment.
26 Feb 2018 6:17 PM
The United States, Japan, India and Australia have recently revived four-way talks to deepen security cooperation.
19 Feb 2018 3:05 PM
Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, married for 24 years, is expecting a child with his former staffer in April.
15 Feb 2018 4:09 PM
After venting ash for several days, the volcano exploded on Friday, blasting out glowing red rocks and sulphur dioxide.
14 Jan 2018 1:41 PM
This seizure surpassed the previous record of 903 kilogram in Melbourne early in 2017.
22 Dec 2017 1:40 PM
The decision follows the Islamic State jihadist group losing its two main hubs -- Mosul in Iraq and Raqa in Syria.
22 Dec 2017 10:16 AM
A pre-school child with a head injury was taken to hospital in a serious condition.
21 Dec 2017 1:17 PM
The 26-year-old vanished from her home in Lightning Ridge after going for walk, sparking a large-scale search and rescue operation.
18 Dec 2017 6:26 PM
Amy and Elise McDonald were given an exemption to marry in Melbourne since their relatives also had flown in from overseas.
17 Dec 2017 5:16 PM
He's the first person charged under Australia's Weapons of Mass Destruction Act and faces a maximum 10-year prison sentence.
17 Dec 2017 1:23 PM
Federal loan would have amounted to only a fraction of the overall cost of constructing the mine.
12 Dec 2017 5:34 PM
The historic reform was given royal assent, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September.
08 Dec 2017 12:31 PM
The nation overwhelmingly voted in favour of changing the law, ending decades of political wrangling.
07 Dec 2017 2:03 PM
Adani declined to comment on its financing plans on Monday or the statements from the Chinese banks.
04 Dec 2017 12:12 PM
There have also been claims of anti-money laundering laws being breached and benchmark interest rates rigged.
30 Nov 2017 2:27 PM
Adani is also seeking A$2 billion in outside financing to construct the first stage of the mine.
27 Nov 2017 10:13 AM
The tragedy occurred at the Banksia Road Public School when the car collided with a wooden classroom building.
07 Nov 2017 1:15 PM
Australia disallows asylum seekers arriving by boat to reach its shores, detaining them in camps in Papua New Guinea.
30 Oct 2017 7:00 PM
Saltwater crocodiles are a common in Australia's tropical north and kill an average of two people a year.
24 Oct 2017 1:21 PM
The claims were made by Fairfax Media newspapers, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Canberra Times in a row of stories in Jan, 2016.
23 Oct 2017 12:47 PM