Two men have died in a workplace accident a copper mine on Tasmania's west coast.
WA police are hitting the road to try to stop victims of overseas scams from parting with more money.
Homicide detectives are investigating allegations a dispute over an unpaid debt may have led to the murder of a couple in a Melbourne house overnight.
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says a strong farming sector will provide economic opportunities for all Australians, not just those on the land.
Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss has led a condolence motion in mark the passing of Nelson Mandela in the House of Representatives.
Anthony Roberts has been sworn in as Resources, Energy and Special Minister of State and new cabinet member Stuart Ayres will assume Mr Roberts' old portfolio of Fair Trading.
An inquest has heard the mother of a child who went missing in the New South Wales Hunter Valley over a decade ago told someone she killed her baby.
Jetstar has confirmed 93 Darwin-based jobs will be lost through cuts to the airline's operations in the Top End.
An Armidale bar owner has been charged with providing fraudulent information to obtain a liquor licence.
A man has faced court accused of indecently assaulting a group of teenage girls at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.
Two workers have died after an incident at a western Tasmanian copper mine.