It's a long way from home, and has Tasmanian biosecurity staff scratching their heads. The soft-shelled clam might be a staple in Northern Hemisphere chowders, but it's an unwelcomed find in Australian waters.
Thousands of people are holding a candlelit vigil at the Melbourne park where 22-year-old comedian Eurydice Dixon's body was found last week. Organisers of the event say they want to offer a chance to both grieve and demonstrate the community's desire to end violence against women.
Malcolm Turnbull will have an increasingly powerful conservative faction to deal with heading into the next election, with a right-wing force pushing issues like the Israel embassy and privatisation of the ABC to the fore, writes political reporter Jane Norman.
Optus hands over some of its World Cup rights to SBS after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull intervenes in the streaming fiasco, amid growing fury from fans.
Indonesian police drop pornography charges against hardline Indonesian cleric Rizieq Shihab because they could not find the person who uploaded the images.
The charges against independent member for Mount Gambier, Troy Bell, relate to the time the former teacher spent running an independent learning centre between 2009 and 2013.