Modern Aussies have little interest in traditional funerals - they're more for being farewelled at a beach or bowlo before being pressed into a jewel, rocketed into space in a firework or tattooed into someone's skin.
Scott Morrison has stepped down as leader of the Liberal Party after conceding defeat, saying he accepted responsibility for the result.
Anthony Albanese is set to become Australia's 31st prime minister after Scott Morrison conceded defeat at the federal election.
Austria is relaxing its blood donation rules, which at present stop many gay and bisexual men as well all trans people from donating, Health Minister Johannes Rauch has announced.
The federal election winner will take on a digital economy struggling to attract tech talent and a world on alert for a Russian cyber offensive.
The Liberal and Labor leaders have hit the ground running in the western and southern ends of the country in the final full day of campaigning ahead of the federal election.
Australia has recorded its second official case of monkeypox with NSW confirming its first case after Victoria.
The first AFL grand final in Melbourne in three years will remain in the traditional afternoon timeslot, with fan sentiment again winning out over the commercial push for a twilight start.
A former student taught by Chris Dawson has said she moved into his home days after his wife's disappearance and was treated as a sex slave, housekeeper and babysitter.
After decades of campaigning NSW has become the last state in Australia to pass laws allowing people with a terminal illness to voluntarily end their own life.