The jury in the trial of Daniel Morcombe's alleged killer have been told to focus on his "powerful" confession instead of claims others were involved.
An Australian military officer based in Jakarta will face trial in June charged with producing and posessing child abuse material.
An alleged victim of Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes has told a court that the actor exposed himself to her on set.
A fire burning in a mine near the Victorian town of Morwell that has blanketed local residents in smoke has been declared controlled.
A PNG court has appointed an Australian doctor to investigate whether human rights are being afforded to asylum seekers on Manus Island.
The Electrical Trades Union says the Queensland treasurer's listening tour, to test support for asset sales, is a sham.
Cardinal George Pell showed no concern for the well-being of a child sex abuse victim, a royal commission has heard.
About 100,000 people have lined the streets of Melbourne for the annual Moomba Festival, with Bert Newtown the king of the parade.
A Qld man accused of murdering his partner told police he'd cut her throat as if he was slicing bread, a court has been told.
A passenger in a Rural Fire Service truck involved in a fatal crash on the F3 north of Sydney has denied the truck slipped before the smash.
The weather bureau has cancelled a cyclone warning for central Queensland, but forecasters say they're closely monitoring another cyclone off Cape York.
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