Victoria's first legal crop of cannabis has just been harvested for medicinal use.
The latest South Australian blackout is playing into the political debate in Canberra about national energy policy.
After more than one hundred years, Australia is set to have its first woman Chief Justice of the High Court, with Susan Kiefel to be sworn in early next year.
The federal government has rejected a call by the New South Wales Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, for the Commonwealth to review tax breaks like negative gearing.
Medicos, experts and former gambling addicts say they have grave concerns about the closure of the Statewide Gambling Therapy Service in South Australia.
A parliamentary inquiry into elder abuse is being established in South Australia, something the Council on the Ageing says is long overdue.
Fireworks have erupted at the Senate inquiry into the deteriorating relationship between the nation's two most senior law officers.
Perth is set to become the nation's next capital city with just one metropolitan newspaper.
A new coalition of family violence experts is warning that while police training is improving, more than half of the support workers for victims of violence have no formal training.