Mostly Australia lived up to its global reputation as the world's largest trailer park.
Spoiler alert: Here's a month-by-month guide to what will happen next year.
Look, stories like this break a lot, but how is that semi-human monster not the 28th Prime Minister of Australia?
Over the past 12 months we haven't fixed our national problems, but we did a great job of pretending to.
Like so many of his promises, his "no sniping" pledge was an indicator that he was about to do the exact opposite.
Sure, Alan Finkel is all for renewable energy, but let's not pretend this is a progressive move.
How an experimental asthma remedy became one of the world's most feared drugs.
How do you write a musical about a man who writes his own punchlines, and then writes himself out of the story?
"We don't know much about him, except that his name is the anagram of Ball Cunt Mum Roll."
As Australia's best know republican, his ascension to power could be what the movement has been waiting for.
For a long time, Malcolm Turnbull has been seen as the people's preferred PM. But is he going to live up to our expectations?
The former Minister for Communications has flip-flopped on a number of key issues, and looks set to continue towing the line on climate change, gay marriage, and asylum seekers.