Lawyer X inquiry term extended to 2020
A high-profile Victorian commission looking at recruitment and management of people used to supply information to police has been granted extra time and cash.
The managing director of a Queensland quarry, who’s rush to get equipment operating led to the death of a young worker, has been sentenced to six months prison.
Scott Morrison says the return of three Melbourne orphans whose parents joined Islamic State is being handled “very carefully” so the plan isn’t compromised.
A marlin’s sharp snout has sliced open a man’s arm in NSW waters, causing an open fracture, while it also delivered a deep cut to his brother’s shoulder.
Thousands of demonstrators have staged a mass “die-in” in Melbourne as they call for urgent federal government action on climate change.
Australians will get a chance to farewell the late Labor leader and former prime minister Bob Hawke at a memorial service in Sydney on June 14.
A strain of fungi that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in WA, stunning CSIRO scientists who say it could help explorers find deposits.
Anthony Albanese has softened his stance on the government’s tax plan, saying the ALP “will consider” the final stages of the package if he becomes leader.
A Melbourne Porsche dealer has been ordered to pay $132,000 over an oil spill that polluted the Yarra river.
A man linked to Melbourne’s deadly Russell Street bombing and charged with abducting and raping two women during the 1980s has chosen not to face court.
Victoria will put more than $1.8 billion into expanding the state’s prison system while also helping keep vulnerable people out of jail.
An Adelaide man accused of slashing and stabbing his housemate to death has been found guilty of murder.
The Liberal-National coalition’s position in the Senate appears to be improving with new figures showing it could fall just four votes short of a majority.
Construction crews could be back at the Adani mine site within three weeks, with the company now confident it will get the Queensland approvals it needs.
An Undera footballer is fighting for his life after an incident during a Kyabram District League reserves game against Violet Town last Saturday.
THE Echuca mother charged over her daughter’s death in 2008 has walked free from court. Tania Walker, 35, charged with child homicide of 23-month-old Angela Bannister, appeared in Bendigo Magistrates Court on Tuesday for a bail application which...
A car has hit a house on the corner of Archer St and Stanley St at about 3.15 this afternoon. The vehicle left the road and travelled through a fence before coming to a hault. Police and CFA are on scene. The Archer St entrance to Stanley St is...
TWO men have been arrested over a spate of burglaries across the Echuca region. Police arrested Anthony Firebrace, 33, on Tuesday at a Leichardt St home. Detectives also arrested an Echuca man at a Boothman St home yesterday morning. The 26-year-old...