Tasmanian's chief magistrate Michael Hill has formally disqualified himself from hearing the death by negligent driving case against the Director of Public Prosecutions, Tim Ellis.
A Tasmanian man has been charged with two counts of inciting a person to commit murder.
Holden has made the decision to pull out of Australia as early as 2016, according to senior Government ministers.
Purpose-built units are being installed around Perth waterways in a bid to stop fishing waste that is literally strangling dolphins and birds.
Australia's corporate watchdog is opposing an application by the former head of timber company Gunns John Gay to run companies again.
A Cairns man who dissolved his wife's body in acid told police his young, beautiful Chinese wife was great, apart from her personality, a court has heard.
The retired Army General appointed by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman to oversee the state's controversial crackdown on bikies will be paid more than $200,000 for his year-long appointment
Police across Australia have contacted euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke over recent deaths involving items for sale at his new Adelaide-based clinic.
The Volkswagen Golf has been hailed as New Zealand Car of the Year for 2013.
The Federal Government is denying it has gone soft on its policy to overturn the forest peace deal.
Notorious Bega schoolgirl killer Leslie Camilleri has been sentenced to 28 years in jail for the 1992 murder of 13-year-old Melbourne schoolgirl Prudence "Prue" Bird.