Deep-rooted cultural issues within the Australian military are holding back progress on defence and veteran suicide, a royal commission has been told.
The Victorian government has appointed three experts to lead a review into the response of power providers to storms that crippled the transmission network.
The timeline of events surrounding a fatal army helicopter crash off Queensland has been detailed for the first time at an inquiry in Brisbane.
Legalising weed has been touted as a solution to reducing the stigma of users and increasing health benefits as senators hash out the effect of proposed laws.
The head of embattled consulting firm PwC has come under fire for not providing details of a key report into the organisation's conduct.
Insurers have been accused of failing to protect and compensate Australians devastated by floods during a fiery parliamentary hearing.
The merits of shortening mandatory jury deliberation times are being examined in a bid to reduce instances of hung juries and retrials.
Advocates say a fund to help people in flood-prone areas afford insurance premiums should be considered as a parliamentary inquiry looks at insurer practices.
The deputy chair of the consumer watchdog says the body will examine information on possible supermarket price gouging as part of a new inquiry.
Optus' revelation the number of unsuccessful calls to emergency services was 10 times more than first reported is "deeply concerning", the government says.
Mandatory training for police about the LGBTQI community and investigating possible hate crimes has been recommended by a special inquiry into unsolved murders.
At a time when discrimination and violence against LGBTQI people was rife, many victims were unable to turn to police for help, a government inquiry has found.
NSW police had a culture of fabricating evidence at the time a group of men were convicted over an alleged terror plot, an inquiry has heard.
Consultants working on the business case for Victoria's 2026 Commonwealth Games bid did not visit any venues and were given six weeks to complete their work.
Tasmania's government has provided a formal response to an inquiry into child sexual abuse in state institutions that made 191 recommendations for reform.
Refugees, politicians and asylum seeker advocates are urging the Albanese government to establish a royal commission into immigration detention.
A Senate inquiry into a 12-hour Optus outage that affected millions of Australians has revealed hundreds of triple-zero calls were unable to go through.
A special inquiry into suspected gay hate crimes in NSW has heard police took an "adversarial" approach to the landmark probe.
Senior Victorian government minister Harriet Shing has claimed she only learned the 2026 Commonwealth Games could be axed a week after lawyers were hired.
A coroner has begun six weeks of public hearings into the murder of 51 worshippers in 2019 at Christchurch's Al Noor mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre.
Premier Jacinta Allan assured Commonwealth Games representatives Victoria would make good on funding the 2026 event that was later dumped, a top official says.
Peter-John Collins has been banned by ASIC from providing financial services for eight years following his role in the PwC tax advice scandal.
A retiree forced from his home in mismanaged floods says the ordeal made him relive the trauma he experienced fleeing war-torn Europe as a child.
Victoria's canning of the 2026 Commonwealth Games has increased interest in people coming to the state, the head of the government's tourism company insists.
NSW has fallen behind other states on mental health care and will take a significant funding boost to meet the needs of patients, a parliamentary inquiry heard.
A racing industry official has defended a wall built around Flemington Racecourse which locals believe worsened the impact of floods on surrounding homes.
Victoria's premier has defended not publicly flagging potential cost pressures on the 2026 Commonwealth Games in the lead-up to the event being canned.
The Victorian State Emergency Service boss has conceded poor modelling contributed to the lack of warning about major flooding along the Maribyrnong River.
Victoria's government was told months before it cancelled the Commonwealth Games the event would cost almost $2 billion more than expected.
An inquiry has uncovered a potential suspect in the frenzied killing of Sydney man Ernest Head in the 1970s, in what was believed to have been a gay hate crime.
Melbourne Water and the Victoria Racing Club are set to face questions about the Flemington Racecourse wall as part of an inquiry into the 2022 flood disaster.