Sea World's polar bear cub is celebrating his first Christmas on the Gold Coast
A Melbourne cyclist has died in hospital after being hit by a car in late November.
The federal government wants the Productivity Commission to investigate spending on disasters and ways to better manage it
A national inquiry into child sex abuse is considering recommending that the YMCA examine whether its NSW CEO is the proper person for the job.
Uranium miner Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) says it is still assessing the financial impact of a toxic spill at its Ranger mine in the Northern Territory.
Victorian union boss John Setka has lost an effort to weaken the legal defence of Prime Minister Tony Abbott in their defamation battle.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt has released the Government's Green Paper for its direct action climate change policy.
The NSW Police Force has been fined $350,000 after several officers were exposed to drugs.
Heavily armed police have used fire extinguishers and crow bars to end a dramatic standoff outside the New South Wales Parliament.
A man has been found guilty of manslaughter after punching a Dutchman in the head in a carpark bashing.
A leaked report on the medical care of asylum seekers on Christmas Island has raised alarm that health services "fall well below accepted standards for clinical practice and are unnecessarily dangerous".
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