Kevin Rudd will be called to give evidence at the home insulation royal commission, as it probes the deaths of four installers.
The royal commission into child sex abuse has heard a bus driver accused of abusing intellectually disabled children in Adelaide had prior convictions.
The family of a Melbourne woman fatally shot by her boyfriend says he has shown no remorse.
A Brazilian man has admitted causing a crash in Melbourne that killed a pedestrian and an elderly couple.
A 27-year-old man has been hit by a dolphin on the NSW south coast.
Broadcaster Derryn Hinch says Australia must create a public register of sex offenders in the wake of Daniel Morcombe's murder.
A man charged with the 2012 stabbing murders of his mother, stepfather and brother in Sydney's west thought he was saving them.
A police officer has been struck with a bag of drugs hurled from a 14th-floor balcony during a raid on the Gold Coast.
A Queensland man who's been bitten by a venomous brown snake has taken himself to hospital for treatment.
An organiser of the March in March rally in Melbourne says rally organisers don't have control over the content of signs created by protesters.
One of the busiest streets in Kings Cross will be closed for the next three Saturday nights in a trial to improve safety and congestion.
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