Experts have welcomed a review of the NSW liquor laws and the bulk of its recommendations, but would like more done about ads and opening hours.
Greens leader Christine Milne has called for an independent investigation into the shooting of an Afghan detainee by Australia special forces officers.
Documents before the royal commission show Catholic church figures knew about sex abuse allegations against one priest as early as 1985.
Tasmanian police have confirmed a body found in the Tamar River north of Launceston is that of Indian PhD student Natasha Narang .
Hundreds paid their respects to South African hero Nelson Mandela at a service in Sydney.
A great-nephew of serial killer Ivan Milat is appealing his 30-year jail term for the axe murder of his friend in the same NSW forest Milat used.
A woman, 66, has died in hospital after being struck by a car in Melbourne's east on Thursday night, bringing Victoria's annual road toll to 226.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will release a package of support for autoworkers and businesses next week, after Holden's production shutdown decision.
The deaths of two elderly patients at a Brisbane hospital have been linked to an outbreak of the group A streptococcus bacteria.
A user backlash has compelled Twitter to reverse changes it made to its "blocking" rules.
Callers claiming to be offering a government refund for fire services levy overpayments are trying to scam Victorians.
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