Waratah Coal has welcomed the Federal Government's environmental approval of what could become Australia's biggest coal mine, despite the imposition of 49 conditions to ensure protection of sensitive wilderness.
A man is in critical condition after being struck twice by a car while walking along a Melbourne highway.
A change to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) means all Australians who have HIV now qualify for subsidised treatment.
The crew of HMAS Tobruk was on a routine mission in the Pacific when the call for help came from the cyclone-devastated Philippines.
Two men are lucky to be alive after spending the night clinging to an esky in waters off the New South Wales north coast.
Imagine turning on your computer and finding all your files have been taken hostage. You have just three days to pay a ransom or you lose the data forever.
New South Wales police and primary industry authorities have launched a covert operation to crack down on oyster thefts over the festive season.
A man has been interviewed after police found a woman's body in a bedroom of a house in far north Queensland.
A body has been recovered from the water after a man fell overboard from a cruise ship off the Queensland coast.
Syrian opposition forces are not ready to name their delegates for peace talks in Switzerland in January, international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says.
Sydney police have urged people to come forward with information about an elderly man missing since Thursday.
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