Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for former US President Donald Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection for the Capitol riot will begin the week of February 8.
A former teacher is accused of sexually abusing more than a dozen students at a Sydney school over an 18-year period.
Australians are being urged to plan for visiting the beach like they would for a road trip amid an alarming spike in people drowning while trying to rescue others.
Mystery surrounds the death of an Australian man on a Bali beach after his family refused to allow an autopsy.
Australia's proposed media code has escalated government tensions with Google, with the tech giant threatening to remove access to its search engine if the plan is stamped into law.
More Victorians stranded interstate will be able to return home after the state government further eased border restrictions.
Temperatures across southeast Australia are set to soar for at least the next four days, with some areas reaching 45 degrees.
Australians trapped overseas will have to wait until at least mid-next month for arrival caps to be lifted as more entry restrictions come into force.
Scott Morrison has come under fire for mounting an unusual argument about why January 26 is a tough date for some people.
Joe Biden has been sworn in as president of the United States, offering a message of unity and restoration to a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans.