The Australian Electoral Commission hopes a large proportion of the 955,000 eligible people not enrolled to vote by April 30 got on the electoral roll before it closed last night.
A security guard at the Children's Court in Melbourne had sex with a 14-year-old girl he met at work despite being warned she was underage, a court hears.
Chinese villagers could have been sharing a beer about 5,000 years ago, after researchers find residue on pottery from an archaeological site revealing the earliest evidence of brewing in ancient China.
Alen Stajcic signs a four-year contract extension to stay on as coach of the Matildas as they finalise their preparations for Rio.
Police did not storm the Lindt Cafe when shooting first started because officers thought the gunman was aiming above the heads of hostages, an inquest hears.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews formally apologises for old state laws that treated people as criminals for being gay.