With Australia's two main amphibious warships soon to enter their third month docked for urgent repairs, this week taxpayers will get a clearer idea of just what is wrong with them and how much of the repair bill will be met by the overseas manufacturers.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed sharply, according to opinion polls published since the Manchester attack, suggesting she might not win the landslide predicted just a month ago.
Britain's Interior Minister says the investigation into last week's attack at a pop concert "is still really at full tilt", as Greater Manchester Police release an image of bomber Salman Abedi on the night of the incident.
The West Australian Premier has declined to endorse a proposal for a new national body to represent Indigenous people, saying constitutional recognition should come first.
A fisherman finds himself bleeding and on the bottom of his boat right near a great white shark after the animal launches out of the water and into his vessel on New South Wales' north coast.
Perth Zoo is placed in lockdown as two orangutans briefly escape their enclosure, alarming onlookers and prompting an investigation.