New Year's Eve: Millions expected to turn out to welcome 2017 across Australia.
British dialects changing under 'linguistic processes' similar to those in colonial Australia.
Falls Festival Marion Bay: Police investigate reports of three sexual assaults.
Australian twins announce plans to marry the same man, their shared boyfriend.
The curious cases and unsolved mysteries that perplexed us in 2016.
Infant dies after being hit by 4WD driven by mother leaving funeral south of Brisbane.
Falls Festival: Up to 80 people injured after crowd stampede at Lorne.
2016 was the year women found solidarity on social media.
Infant critical after being hit by car in driveway south of Brisbane
Josiah Sisson's father has embraced the driver charged over the 9yo's death.
Vera Rubin, the 'Mother of Dark Matter', has died aged 88.
The anti-speeding ad everyone's talking about these holidays.
Todd Fisher shares a touching drawing of his mum and sister together again.
Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo has welcomed her third child.
"Move over, Nostradamus. Here are our 17 predictions for 2017."
Ita Buttrose's 12-year-old relative, Oscar, has been killed in a car crash.
Terrorism squad arrests man at Sydney Airport over New Year's Eve 'threat.'
Woman dead after house fire at Caroline Springs in Melbourne's west.
Maroubra drowning: Body found in search for 14yo boy missing since Tuesday.
Sydney toddler Robbie Manago dies from drowning days after twin sister.
Connie Johnson's "rant" about the cruel reality of cancer is being shared by thousands.
Woman arrested, another allegedly stabbed in the neck over Facebook post.
2016 has been a tough year. But here are 22 wonderful things that happened.
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher's mother-daughter relationship in pictures.
"I want to be with Carrie." Debbie Reynolds' son shares her final words.
Carrie Fisher's mother, Debbie Reynolds, has died aged 84.
Advertising Standards Board rules Allpest commercial 'vilifies' husbands.
Step Up star Tricia McCauley found 'strangled' in her car after vanishing Christmas Day.
A three-year-old girl is fighting for life after car crash that killed her mum.
Drug ring raids net $360m worth of cocaine in NSW.
Man starts crowdfunding campaign to "protect" Betty White from the curse of 2016.
A never-released George Michael song has been leaked by his partner Fadi Fawaz.
NSW weather: Extreme heatwave forecast to bring sizzling end to 2016.
Carrie Fisher's mum Debbie Reynolds rushed to hospital, a day after daughter's death.
Oshin Kiszko: 6yo Perth boy at centre of legal battle over cancer treatment dies
The best Carrie Fisher obituary came straight from the actress' own mouth.
Brisbane men arrested over 2011 rape of woman leaving West End nightclub.
Measles outbreak fears after fourth Sydney case in three weeks.
Hillary Clinton returns to social media with a message we all needed to hear.
I'm a Celebrity's Tyson Mayr breaks up with ex-Bachelor contestant Lisa Hyde.
Lance Williams, former Claremont serial killer suspect, is still suffering 19 years on.
The 10 news stories that have defined 2016.
Baby starves to death after her parents both overdose on heroin.
Carrie Fisher: The Star Wars actress in her own words.
Carrie Fisher's life in film: Star Wars, Blues Brothers and When Harry Met Sally.
"I am so ready for you Bubs." Lauren Brant shares an adorable photo of her baby bump.
Carrie Fisher's reluctant life in the spotlight.
Rosie Waterland comes out as bisexual.
Blood donation drops over summer holidays when its needed most, Red Cross says.
"Dear 2016, you've been bloody awful. With love from absolutely nobody."
Karen Klein walked for 30 hours through snow to get help for her stranded family.
Driver 'wished he could die' after ploughing into 9yo boy looking at Christmas lights.
'Caring, loving' man drowns trying to save his brother's grandchildren.
2016 in politics: you're drunk and you need to go home now.
George Michael's partner shares the moment he discovered the singer's dead body in bed.
Man drowns north of Coffs Harbour while trying to save two girls
Tiahleigh Palmer's foster mother says she feared for her life after the schoolgirl's murder.
George Michael's long time manager has shared the star's cause of death.
George Michael: British singer's most loved songs from Wham! and solo career.
Australian fur seal weighing 200kg wanders down Tasmanian street, squashes car
Driver charged after hit and run that killed promising young doctor Ann Formaz-Preston.
Boy, 9, in critical condition after being hit by alleged drunk driver in Springwood in Brisbane's south.
Zara and Mike Tindall have lost their baby.
Carrie Fisher is in critical condition after a 'cardiac episode' on flight.
Brad Pitt accuses Angelina Jolie of having "no self-regulation mechanism".
A thank you to all the quiet heroes keeping us safe this Christmas.
Two men charged with bestiality after 'despicable' animal assault in Nimbin on NSW north coast.
Recruitment drive boosts number of women working on railways.
Meet the people working this Christmas Day.
Melbourne terrorist plot: What do we know about the alleged foiled Christmas attack?
Man charged with murder over two Claremont deaths.
The common social media habit that's putting your mental health at risk.
Sara Connor accuses lead investigator in Bali murder cases of 'lies and inaccuracy'.
Domestic violence, housing services team up to rehouse nearly 300 victims this year.
23-year-old star of 16 and Pregnant Valerie Fairman found dead in a friend's bathroom.
Friday's news in 5 minutes.
Former NRL star Chad Robinson found dead in a car at the bottom of a cliff.
"What I did was wrong." Seven boss Tim Worner has apologised to staff for his affair.
Claremont serial killer: man arrested and questioned about unsolved murders of three women.
Ikea pays $68 million to three families of toddlers killed by dressers.
If you're renting with Stayz and Airbnb this summer, be careful of scams.
Woman who died after being discharged got adequate treatment, RPA hospital says
Melbourne Christmas to be a 'scorcher' as weather bureau warns of severe heatwave for Victoria.
Police appeal to find missing 18-month-old girl Aubree Leigh Best.
Welcome news for little boy found in car with drug-overdosed couple.
Seven West Media launches second investigation into Tim Worner affair.
Four days before Christmas, a drunk-driver killed Dimity's sister and brother-in-law.
Comedian Jim Carrey says his ex-girlfriend didn't kill herself because he gave her STDs.
Advice for Pauline Hanson from the ghosts of One Nation's past.
The body of a reality TV star has been discovered in a shallow backyard grave.
New safety advice issued for combined oral contraceptives after review into pill and blood clot risk.
Best of 2016: Get a dose of the best feel-good stories of the year.
Australia Post labelled Christmas Grinch over parcel delivery failures.
Thursday's news in 5 minutes.
12-year-old girls breaks her neck after being told to dive into a pool during swimming lessons.
Judge denies delay in trial for woman who allegedly encouraged her boyfriend's suicide.
Noah was murdered by a gunman, and this woman sent death threats to his father.
Food poisoning kills one person, hospitalises six in Victoria as cases increase
Christmas terror plot suspects killed by Indonesian police in shoot-out
Catherine McGregor removed from Australian of the Year roll of honour.
Infant twins 'fighting for their lives' after being pulled unconscious from backyard pool.
Tiahleigh Palmer: Foster brother charged with incest denied bail
Explainer: Everything we know about the Seven boss Tim Worner sex allegations.
Police looking for Karen Ristevski are searching the same area where Jill Meagher was murdered.
Memo from an escort to men: "Don't have affairs at work. Pay for sex."
Breast implant cancer much more common than previously thought.
Twin toddlers critical after near-drowning in Sydney's north west.
Berlin market attack rocks locals' sense of security.
Wednesday's news in 5 minutes.
33-year-old Sydney doctor Ann Formaz-Preston killed while cycling with friends.
The helpline that will save you from those awkward conversations with relatives this Christmas.
Two-year-old left critical after allegedly being beaten by a Sydney man dies in hospital overnight.
'High profile stars' at Channel Seven implicated as sex allegations against TV boss worsen.
Koala covered in prickles welcomes a brush and tickle from helpful neighbour
Berlin Christmas market attack: Truck deliberately steered into crowd, killing 12, police say
Thousands followed Julia Watson's cancer battle. Now it's over, her family needs our help.
National Geographic has featured a transgender girl on its cover for the first time.
Your complete Christmas and New Year's weather forecast.
Baby Lily death: Paul James Cosgrove jailed for killing daughter who fell off change table
Lisa Wilkinson feared for her son's safety after hearing of the Berlin market attack.
Seven West Media CEO is "filled with regret" over his affair with a staff member.
The 10 incredible photos of women that made us stop and think in 2016.
SA parents could be fined $5,000 if children miss school under proposed education reforms.
Australian describes 'blood and bodies everywhere' after attack at Berlin Christmas market.
Tuesday's news in 5 minutes.
Truck ploughs into Christmas market full of people in Berlin.
Salon staff in a US state will soon be trained to recognise signs of domestic abuse.
The man accused of leaving a two-year-old girl fighting for life in Sydney has been identified.
Karen Ristevski disappearance: Police search properties north-west of Melbourne for missing woman
"Sorry I hit your car. It's s**t anyway".
FBI agent identifies a crucial mistake in the JonBenét Ramsey murder investigation.
Juror breaks strict laws to claims they know who killed JonBenét Ramsey.
Protestors in Adelaide call for Australia to increase intake of Syrian refugees.
Monday's news in 5 minutes.
Aussie council bans "traditional" Christmas presents for teachers. What have we become?
The gender pay gap isn't just bad for women's bank accounts, it also affects their health.
Christmas comes early for thousands of underprivileged children in Victoria.
A woman is suing after the release of a man who allegedly slashed her face in a random attack.
Queensland police hunt 'callous' suspect who stole $30,000 worth of seafood from restaurant.
The investigation into the death of Warriena Wright is being officially reopened.
Woman has 'miracle' baby using ovary frozen in childhood.
Health Minister Sussan Ley defends Headspace despite mixed report card.
Scientology leader's wife 'spotted' looking wildly different, 9 years after vanishing.
Female scientists with young children offered extra $10,000 annually to stay on at Brisbane institute.
Boobs, thighs and pricey pants: Why women in politics can't wear what they please.
Helicopter pilot makes emergency landing with own family on board.
A handwriting expert's dramatic conclusion about the JonBenet Ramsey ransom note.
Ms Dhu's family to use CCTV video of death in custody as international rallying point.
Maria Lutz told her husband she 'wanted a divorce' before the family was gassed to death.
Mentally ill man admits manslaughter of terrified taxi driver Lindsay Ferguson.
Canberra man sentenced to more than 22 years' jail for murdering Daniela D'Addario.
Death of 9yo Leila Baartse-Harkin, who fell from swing was preventable, inquest told.
Nurofen fined $6m for misleading consumers following ACCC case over 'specific pain' range.
How to prepare your home for bushfire season: It could save your family's life.
Friday's news in 5 minutes.
First 'three-person baby' given the go ahead and could happen by the end of 2017.
Woman who vanished as a teen located by her family five years after her disappearance.
Yahoo hack: There's nothing you can do, expert says
Ultrasound technician guilty of groping female patients
Explainer: What's happening in Aleppo right now?
Roxy Jacenko is facing her first Christmas with her husband behind bars.
Sydney siege: Victims Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson remembered two-years on.
Chloe Esposito wins ABC Sports Personality of the Year; Western Bulldogs voted your favourite team.
"We cannot ignore the male victims of revenge porn."
Australian female cricketers had to sign a 'no pregnancy' clause in their contracts.
More than a billion Yahoo users have had their data stolen by hackers.
The woman who nailed Bradley John Murdoch with a hair elastic.
Wonder Woman scrapped as UN ambassador after facing heavy criticism.
The 22-year-old Sydney woman who died after being struck by a car has been identified.
Thursday's news in 5 minutes.
Grandmother finds missing toddler in her own home, minutes after reading a plea on Facebook.
Three weeks after taking her own life, Brandy Vela is still being bullied and harassed online.
Nine-year-old who helped pregnant mum honoured with NSW Ambulance bravery award.
Three women found guilty of sexual assault after attacking a young footballer in their house.
How to stay cool during a heatwave.
Woman pulled to ground by her hair in Canberra nightclub
A dictionary editor explains your parents' weird sayings.
"The women in these Facebook memes are real humans. Let's remember that."
Federal Government taskforce to crack down on cash economy, assess future of $100 note.
Meet the mother-of-three who gives her children 96 Christmas presents each.
NRL player's ex-girlfriend arrested following a revenge porn attack.
Electricity bills to rise by $40 from mid next year, Australian Energy Market Commission says.
EXCLUSIVE: High profile Australian women on what it's like being stalked by paparazzi.
Wednesday's news in 5 minutes.
Sunrise's Sam Armytage has won an apology over the 'granny-undies' story.
Dad who drowned his young daughter was punishing ex-wife for leaving, inquest hears.
Aleppo residents post final 'goodbye' messages as Syrian Government forces advance.
Man found guilty of raping an American backpacker in his Sydney flat while she slept.
Kate Palmer appointed Australian Sports Commission's first female CEO after successful Netball Australia stint
NSW nursing home ex-worker Garry Davis jailed for at least 30 years
Australia is rallying around Clive Palmer for a reason nobody saw coming.
NSW cosmetic surgeon deregistered after falling asleep during liposuction procedure
After being abandoned by her family, this beautiful dog has been given a second chance.
The radio ratings are in and the team at ARN might regret sacking Robin Bailey.
Backpacker who was held captive by a man in Queensland saved by texts she sent to her dad.
"So much for supporting the sisterhood": Rebecca Judd defends Sam Armytage and her 'granny undies'.
Tuesday's news in 5 minutes.
Leila Baartse-Harkin inquest: doctor quizzed over girl's swing-fall death.
Dylan Voller gives evidence before NT royal commission, says he felt like he was 'going to die'.
Women of Australia, put your 'big undies' out for Samantha Armytage.
Is sending Christmas cards a dying tradition?
When her husband died, Kate Vaughan wasn't ready for the horrible treatment she'd face from his bank.
Samantha Armytage wears undies. Sparks national debate.
Education Queensland keeps no tabs on iPads handed out to students.
Barry Hall cradles Lauren Brant's baby bump as they share they're expecting a baby together.
Monday's news in 5 minutes.
"I found her with a knife and pants down": Emma was born a boy but knew she was a girl at four years old.
Uber has banned 'flirting' in its vehicles in a bid to protect female passengers.
Pets can help people manage serious mental illness, study finds
The AFL Women's fixture is finally here, and that's not even the best news.
Everyone in Donald Trump's cabinet so far has one thing in common.
Michael Buble's son is on his way home for Christmas after his first round of chemo.
Learning to swim: Melbourne's recent migrants introduced to the ocean at Brighton Beach.
Climate change means workdays need to change during heatwaves, public health official warns
Karen Rae: Man arrested over missing mum after human remains found at Frankston.
Australia's first database of unidentified human remains seeks to identify 'needle in haystack'.
Paid domestic violence leave 'another cost' to economy, Mathias Cormann says.
A mum is suing after her newborn son was breastfed by a total stranger.
'Lisa Wilkinson's fears about losing her job are a reminder for all of us.'
Autopsy shows the final moments of young Melbourne traveller Elly Warren in Mozambique.
A Dreamworld victim's relative has made an emotional return to the theme park.
Dreamworld reopens after Thunder River Rapids ride deaths.
She was reported missing the same day as Sherri Papini. What happened to Stacey Smart?
Workers claim a popular Australian lingerie chain made them follow a rigid set of staff rules.
Disabled employees still offered $2.79 an hour despite it being ruled discriminatory.
Here's how you can keep one step ahead of thunderstorm asthma.
Fake news can be harmful. So why do we fall for it?
Father pleads guilty to Kyhesha-Lee Joughin's manslaughter
Julian Assange says texts show he is 'entirely innocent' of rape; WikiLeaks founder criticises Swedish prosecutor.
How to protect yourself from lightning strikes.
Sofia Vergara is being 'sued by her own embryos.'
'Almighty shudder' felt as two Virgin Australia planes make contact on tarmac in Hobart.
Chilling parallels emerge between Sherri Papini and her school friend's disappearance.
This recent ad for veganism is dividing Australians.
Robin Bailey lands a shiny new job just weeks after being sacked by her former radio station.
Jessica Silva: Manslaughter conviction quashed after stabbing death of James Polkinghorne.
A Sydney mum caught drink driving with her kids in the car has narrowly avoided jail.
Darren Ashley trial: Accused murderer allegedly 'eaten up' by inability to control ex-partner.
Australian schools are in 'absolute decline' globally, says PISA report.
Domestic violence survivor, 12, and refugee win Human Rights Award for work helping others.
Sydney fires: Child thrown out window of Ashfield flat engulfed in flames.
"That's absolute rubbish": Dick Smith attacks Waleed Aly on The Project.
'My son was sent home from school for his "offensive" haircut, and I'm furious.'
Man who admits killing baby did not seek medical help after child fell off change table
Amy Schumer has shared a heartfelt apology to her disappointed Aussie fans.
Lady Gaga reveals PTSD battle during visit to LGBT youth drop-in centre.
A pregnant woman has been horrifyingly shot dead while on stage at a wedding.
Louise Bell trial: Dieter Pfennig sentenced to 35 years prison for the 1983 murder of Adelaide schoolgirl.
The bizarre Got Talent audition video that's horrifying parents around the world.
Child abuse victims speak out as royal commission begins final stretch of public hearings.
The director behind the rape scene controversy says it's a "ridiculous misunderstanding."
A drunken reindeer thief has penned a heartfelt apology to his nine-year-old victim.
“I don’t think they’re ever coming back": Kidnapped jogger and husband flee their home.
Tyrone Unsworth: Gay Brisbane schoolboy shared bullying torment with friend day before suicide
An Uber driver has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a Melbourne woman.
Christmas shoppers told to 'cool it' as retail workers report verbal, physical abuse
Kiwi detained in Kazakhstan because authorities didn't believe New Zealand was a country.
Why we should no longer consider Last Tango in Paris 'a classic'.
Celebrities condemn Hollywood director over 'sickening' rape scene revelation.
Why do we still have monarchs?
The nine-year-old boy who collapsed and died while playing in a basketball game has been identified.
Breakthrough in 40yo cold case of missing toddler Cheryl Grimmer, who disappeared from Wollongong beach.
Emergency health alert: NSW asthma sufferers warned ahead of potentially deadly thunderstorms.
Amy Schumer cancels her Australian tour days out from when it was supposed to start.
Celebrated cop dies suddenly just two days after proposing to the mother of his two-year-old son.
Gable Tostee's girlfriend says their "emotionally starved" relationship is over.
Man found after Lake Macquarie car accident charged with partner's stabbing murder
How climate change is affecting the wine we drink.
Sydney Airport buses catch fire after one appears to overheat, authorities say
How can Australians help people in Syria and Iraq?
Keira Knightley recounts terrifying experience with stalker: "I am scared every time I go outside".
Several guests treated by paramedics at 'Candyman' Gold Coast party.
Thunderstorm asthma warning for Victoria as weather heats up.
Teenager tragically takes own life in front of family after suffering relentless bullying.
Chris Lane murder: Life sentence overturned for teenager who killed Australian.
Sherri Papini's husband recalls their first gut-wrenching phone call after she was found.
Uber kills passenger's husband 'asleep in Toowoomba driveway'.
Hamish Blake has shared an emotional post after announcing his shock radio exit.
'Bizarre' outback stabbing of Frenchman Philippe Jegouzo 'could not be predicted'.
Hamish and Andy have announced they are quitting radio.
Thunderstorm asthma: Be alert but not alarmed as hot weather, cool change forecast.
Horrified mother pleads for answers over her son's treatment in youth detention.
Man who stabbed his girlfriend to death, then turned the knife on himself jailed for 20 years.
WA child psychiatrist pleads guilty to indecently recording children in four countries.
Meet the groundbreaking Aussie women brewing changes in the beer industry.
Lynette Daley death: Men accused of beach death plead not guilty.
Allen's Lollies is selling out of an old Christmas favourite and The People are not happy.
Heartbreaking footage before plane crash shows young co-pilot thrilled to be taking her first flight.
Sara Connor: Bali murder accused says she did not kill policeman, fled beach in fear.
There's another bizarre clue in the Sherri Papini case that has investigators baffled.
Candy canes banned for Christmas under Tasmanian Primary School's healthy eating policy.
How might MDMA be used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder?
A photo has just broken the internet, and it wasn't of Kim Kardashian.
A family has been reunited with a lost teddy bear that symbolised their stillborn son.
The accused killer of Michelle Leng, who was found dead in a blowhole, is finding prison "very unpleasant".
No, the 'divvie' will not become the new sickie, says Rosie Batty.
The boyfriend of a Byron Bay mother accused of murder seen "covered in blood" on night of policeman's death.
A number of schools across Victoria enact emergency plans after threatening phone calls.
Call for protestors who superglued themselves to railings in Parliament to be punished.
Peppa Pig is coming to Australia for the first time in 12 years.
Police share even more disturbing facts about Sherri Papini after her husband "blindsided" them.
Meth lab clean-ups on the rise, amid worsening ice scourge.
Mia Freedman: "A love letter to Dolly and the Dolly editor who changed my life."
Police investigate report that Melbourne teacher hypnotised students.
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