The driver of a Holden Commodore was killed instantly on Tuesday when he lost control of his car in Highbury.
It has been revealed that the Department of Child Protection of Western Australia knew convicted paedophile David Farnell had a child in his care.
Are we too relaxed? Do we need more assault rifles at Parliament House?
Julia Gillard has directly accused Kevin Rudd of sabotage and blackmail, but expressed anguish over her own role in toppling Kim Beazley.
The Coalition is divided over engagement with the Islamic community as Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull warned attacks on Australian Muslims play into the hands of terrorists, while a second government MP joined the push to ban the burqa and sharia law.
Australia's most senior soldier, Chief of Army Lieutenant General David Morrison, has warned the fight against the Islamic State may be part of one "long war" that lasts for decades into the future.
An 18-year-old man has been shot dead by counter-terrorism police and two policemen have been stabbed in Melbourne's outer south-east.
The public is being urged to remain calm after the federal government confirmed a "known terror suspect" was shot dead in outer Melbourne last night.
Julia Gillard says gender helps to explain why her experience as Prime Minister was so different from those who went before her.
Cut-price internet service provider TPG Telecom will take on Foxtel and FetchTV with its own premium television service from early 2015, setting up a three-way telco battle over how Australians tune in to their tellies.
Photos of what was making news this week in regional Western Australia.
West Coast ball magnet Matt Priddis has polled 26 votes to win the Brownlow Medal.