Reports of drug smuggling facilitated by airline workers, ground crew and officials have prompted calls for a review of airport security.
Scott Morrison has reinforced concerns about regional security during bilateral talks with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
The US says it has largely fended off a Russian "phishing" scam in which hackers used malware-laden emails to target government agency computers.
Frank Bajak and Eric Tucker
The most senior public servant in charge of keeping Australians safe has named his ‘most pressing immediate concern’.
All travellers to Australia would have to prove their vaccination status through a new “digital passenger declaration” that authorities hope to have in place by the middle of next year.
A study has found toxic particles of uranium and plutonium persist at the Maralinga atomic bomb test sites in South Australia, 60 years after the explosions.
Australia is making a big investment to develop defence capabilities in space, with the Federal Government announcing that a “space division” would be created within the RAAF early next year.
The Australian Defence Force's new F-35A Lightning II has hit the skies above the Northern Territory for a large-scale air combat training exercise.
The possibility of a mass casualty attack from the far right is now higher than it was five years ago — here’s a list of things we have to do urgently to defuse potential extremists in WA.
Perth could be the location for a far-right terror attack in the next 12 months unless more is done to deradicalise WA’s disaffected youth, Anne Aly has warned.
Scott Morrison says he is not concerned his Government’s extreme travel bans will damage the Australian-Indian relationship.
America's Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal to expand gun rights in the US in a case over the right to carry a firearm in public for self-defence.
President Joe Biden's decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan has left the UK's military chief disappointed..
Iran's president says an attack on a nuclear facility will lead to the instalment of enhanced centrifuges able to enrich uranium faster.
A cyber security expert says the top directors of some of Australia’s largest companies are ‘clueless’ about how vulnerable their businesses are to hackers, after a spate of attacks in recent days.
North Korea has confirmed it launched two tactical guided projectiles, which accurately hit their targets 600km away.
South Korea is reporting at least two "unidentified projectiles" were fired into the sea from North Korea's South Hamgyong Province.
North Korea has test-fired its first ballistic missiles since US President Joe Biden took office, threatening "peace and safety in Japan and the region".
Josh Smith and Antoni Slodkowski
The Washington Post is reporting that North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles over the weekend with the Pentagon declining to comment.
Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali
Many foreign spies doing the country harm have been 'quietly and professionally removed' from Australia, says the nation's intelligence chief.
Scott Morrison and the Japanese Prime Minister have spoken about their concerns over China’s ‘education camps’ in Xinjang and its behaviour in the South China Sea.
US President Joe Biden has used the anniversary of a school shooting massacre to call for stronger gun laws.
Experts have told the UN Security Council that North Korea uses cyber attacks to help finance its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program.
Edith M Lederer
It's claimed North Korea last year displayed new short-range, medium-range, submarine-launched and intercontinental ballistic missile systems at parades.
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