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Albanese final pitch: 'Give Labor a crack'

A confident but cautious Anthony Albanese is tipped to become Australia's next prime minister, as the 'underdog' coalition warns of potential chaos should a hung parliament emerge.

Austria makes blood donation equal

Austria is relaxing its blood donation rules, which at present stop many gay and bisexual men as well all trans people from donating, Health Minister Johannes Rauch has announced.

Leaders make election eve pitch to voters

The Liberal and Labor leaders have hit the ground running in the western and southern ends of the country in the final full day of campaigning ahead of the federal election.

Afternoon AFL grand final returns for 2022

The first AFL grand final in Melbourne in three years will remain in the traditional afternoon timeslot, with fan sentiment again winning out over the commercial push for a twilight start.

NSW legalises voluntary assisted dying

After decades of campaigning NSW has become the last state in Australia to pass laws allowing people with a terminal illness to voluntarily end their own life.

Jobless rate shows our plan is working: PM

Just days out from the federal election the Morrison government's campaign has received a shot in the arm with the unemployment rate falling below four per cent for the first time in almost 48 years.

Morrison bowls over child playing soccer

Scott Morrison has joked the local Devonport football team could use him as a "bulldozer" for their new grandstand after knocking over a child during a mock match.
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