A senior Catholic official says he would have been in a "dilemma" about what to tell the abuse royal commission if he hadn't been released from his vow.
A Northern Territory Supreme Court jury has found a man guilty of holding his former boss captive and killing her brother.
Former child migrants are to begin a landmark class action tomorrow over the horrific abuse they allegedly suffered at a farm school in western New South Wales.
Champion jockey Roy Higgins has been remembered as a warm and genuine character with a great sense of humour at a funeral service at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne.
The Federal Government has announced a new Prime Ministerial Advisory Council to focus on the mental health of war veterans.
Victorian premier Denis Napthine has added four new ministers to his team while former Ted Baillieu will remain on the back bench.
Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes wasn't liked on set and made people them feel "uncomfortable", former female crew have told a court.
South Australia's state election may be closer than some have predicted.
Daniel Morcombe's father Bruce Morcombe has told his son's killer he picked the wrong family to mess with because they were determined to catch him.
Investigators are preparing to move in to determine the cause of a major blaze at Sydney's Barangaroo construction site.
Serial child sex offender Brett Peter Cowan has been found guilty of murdering Queensland teenager Daniel Morcombe.