Mike Pezzullo has been sacked as head of the home affairs department after a code of conduct breach finding.
Authorities are monitoring the whereabouts of criminals, including three murderers and a number of sex offenders, released into the community following a High Court decision.
Australia-China relations have drastically improved over the past year but a potential flashpoint over Taiwan is cause for concern, foreign policy experts say as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese wraps up a diplomatic visit.
Australia will seek to ensure global legal guardrails are in place as the military moves to harness artificial intelligence.
A convicted terrorist is set to be released into the community after the nation’s highest court restored his Australian citizenship and the Commonwealth backed down on keeping him in detention.
Six former Australian prime ministers are calling for an end to religious hatred as tensions rise amid Israel’s sustained campaign against Hamas in Gaza.
Australian Defence Force personnel and two additional RAAF aircraft are being sent to the Middle East as violence in Israel and Gaza escalates.