Justine Damond was shot dead after calling local police to report that she believed a woman was being sexually assaulted nearby.
The Home Affairs ministry will oversee all its domestic national security agencies and its immigration department.
The Singaporean man who was killed in a skydiving accident near Sydney, Australia, last Saturday was adventurous but had a fear of heights, said his family and friends.
It comes after another Uber driver, a 47-year-old, was charged last week with raping a young passenger three times.
One report said the bill for the tobacco giant could be as high as US$38 million.
Australian police have charged the third-ranking Vatican official with multiple historical sexual assault offences.
The Australian government on Friday introduced a three-month amnesty for people to hand in unregistered guns in an effort to keep more than a quarter-of-a-million illegal firearms in the country out of terrorists' hands.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has lampooned U.S. President Donald Trump in an audio that was leaked to the Australian media on Thursday.
A plane heading to Shanghai returned safely to Sydney after an in-flight problem left a gaping hole in the engine casing.
The family of an Australian nurse who was one of the seven people killed in the London Bridge extremist attacks said Tuesday that she died while trying to assist other victims of the van and knife rampage.