Would you like some gender equality with that latte? Doesn't exactly roll off the tongue. The Handsome Her cafe in Melbourne is charging a gender tax to create awareness on equal pay. But not everyone is buying it.
Results of a two-month nationwide survey show a majority of the public supports lifting a ban on same-sex marriage. The result is set to intensify a divisive debate about how to enshrine marriage equality into law.
Australia says it will put in place a three-month amnesty to allow gun owners to hand in illegal firearms without penalty. The move comes after several violent incidents that the government has called terrorist attacks.
A 19-year-old from Melbourne has been sentenced to 10 years jail after he pleaded guilty to a terror plot. The teen planned to behead a police officer during a military parade on Anzac Day in 2015.
Counterterrorism police have charged a man with making online threats against New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney. Australian authorities have seized documents and hard drives, and said the man was acting alone.
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