A Darwin jury has found Gary Stewart Miles guilty of murdering his friend Paul Stamp over four beers by locking him in a car boot and setting it on fire.
An inquiry by former federal police chief Mick Keelty has been unable to conclude why ballot papers went missing in the WA Senate election.
A man who was initially accused of being the hitman in the murder of Sydney businessman Michael McGurk has been allowed to plead guilty to a lesser charge.
Welcome to Grandstand Online's coverage of day two of the second Ashes Test between Australia and England at the Adelaide Oval.
A man who claimed he fatally stabbed his wife because she provoked him has been found not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter.
After the stroke of midnight on Friday, two couples plan to marry under new ACT laws recognising same-sex unions.
Australia Post boss Ahmed Fahour has told the Senate it is essential that post office outlets survive.
A deterrent sentence should not be imposed on a Sydney man who fatally stabbed his wife as he was "odd" and mentally unwell, a court has heard.
Serial rapist Robert John Fardon has just been released from prison in western Brisbane.
Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has withdrawn an application to keep convicted sex offender Robert John Fardon in prison.
Throughout towns in the Alpine regions of central Europe, a Christmas tradition is alive and well that has children running for their beds, and not with the expectation of presents on Christmas day.