A talkback caller to the ABC's Radio National who discussed class systems in Australia, and described himself as "Barnaby in New South Wales", has turned out to be Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.
A Melbourne driver who killed a man was over the legal limit, but reckless and drunken pedestrians caused the crash, his lawyer says.
The judge in the Daniel Morcombe murder trial says tougher sentences for sex offenders could lead them to kill their victims, as Brett Cowan did.
A Sumatran tiger born at Perth Zoo has given birth to three cubs in London, and the youngsters are already showing strong personalities.
Engineering and construction giant John Holland has announced it is cutting 230 jobs.
There will be 77 candidates for next month's fresh West Australian Senate election, a record number for the state.
The man accused of murdering Sydney real estate agent Vissa Esan may undergo a mental health assessment.
An experienced American aviation lawyer says Malaysia Airlines faces huge damages claims from the relatives of those on board missing flight MH370.
A cyclone warning has been declared Northern Territory coastal and island communities from Elcho Island to Numbulwar, including Alyangula.
A former parole officer says it was his decision to move the man who killed Daniel Morcombe from a prison in the Northern Territory to Queensland.
A pet dog chained inside a kennel has been swallowed by a large python at Lismore in northern New South Wales.
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