Environmentalists are calling on the government to ban coal seam gas mining in NSW after energy giant Santos was fined over a contaminated aquifer.
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 Palmer United Party election advertisement is the subject of a Liberal Party complaint.
About 100,000 people have lined the streets of Melbourne for the annual Moomba Festival, with Bert Newtown the king of the parade.
Police are investigating whether homophobia motivated the vandals who defaced two glammed up ATMs in Sydney over the weekend.
Four people are being treated for swine flu on north Queensland's Palm Island.
A protester has set up camp in a forest that is allegedly earmarked for clearance in northern NSW.
A PNG court has appointed an Australian doctor to investigate whether human rights are being afforded to asylum seekers on Manus Island.
Two accused bikies have been arrested over their alleged involvement in an fraudulent online investment scheme being probed by a specialist taskforce
A NSW Supreme Court jury has found Paul Mulvihill guilty of murdering his former lover on Sydney's northern beaches.
Vulnerable residents are advised against returning to the Victorian town of Morwell, despite a fire in a nearby mine being brought under control.
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