Four police officers will face assault charges over the Taser death of Brazilian student Roberto Laudisio Curti in Sydney, the NSW police watchdog says.
A sentencing date has been set for a Sydney mother who admitted giving inappropriate images of her two daughters to their dance teacher.
A Hobart court has heard 'legal navel gazing' is causing stress for the family of a woman killed in a head-on crash with Tasmania's Director of Public Prosecutions.
A Bandidos bikie has been sentenced to six months in jail over a brawl outside a restaurant on Queensland's Gold Coast.
The Federal Government is continuing to soften the ground for bad economic news in the budget update, with confirmation of at least a $1 billion shortfall in funding for offshore processing.
The latest NAPLAN test results show an improvement in the reading performance of Year 5 students around the country.
Parts of the Middle East have been blanketed in heavy snow, piling more misery on millions of Syrian refugees who have fled the country's bitter civil war.
The former lawyer for suspended Essendon coach James Hird has accused the AFL of bullying, over its Bombers funding freeze.
Drug boss Tony Mokbel has been denied the chance to appeal against his conviction and sentence in the High Court.
The latest NAPLAN results show Canberra students are continuing to perform well compared with the rest of the country.
Having lost its home in the hills in Mundaring, Perth's Truffle Festival has a new venue, Curtin University in the city's southern suburbs.