A re-elected Morrison government aims to save an additional $1 billion over the next four years by requiring the public service to make even more savings to its operations.
Alleged murder victim Lynette Dawson was greatly distressed before she vanished in 1982 after becoming "cowered" by her husband Chris Dawson, a court has been told.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he's not thinking of standing down after Saturday's election when asked what he would do in the event of a Coalition defeat or hung parliament.
Two teenagers fist bumped as they ran away after 17-year-old Jack Beasley was stabbed in the heart on the Gold Coast, a court has heard.
Global tributes have followed the death of former Australian Test cricketer Andrew Symonds, killed when his vehicle rolled off a rural road in Far North Queensland.
Australia's longest road tunnel is set for the Blue Mountains as part of upgrades to better connect western NSW to the state's coastal capital.
Australia's Sheldon Riley has missed out on a top-10 spot at the Eurovision Song Contest while Ukraine took out the No.1 position.
Helen Howell is planning to pitch a tent outside her mother's house in Launceston if she can't find a place to live in the next month.
The nephew of slain gangland figure Mahmoud "Brownie" Ahmad has been shot dead at his western Sydney home in the city's second deadly gangland shooting this week.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his leadership style will be more empathetic if re-elected, as he seeks to woo voters put off by his self-described 'bulldozer manner' in the final week of election campaigning.