Brett Peter Cowan will spend at least 20 years behind bars for the murder of Queensland schoolboy Daniel Morcombe.
Queensland's police commissioner says he expects books and films to be made about Daniel Morcombe's murder as the investigation is criticised.
South Australian Opposition Leader Steven Marshall has made a major gaffe on the eve of the state's election, urging voters to re-elect Labor.
An Adelaide high school went into lockdown this morning after a report of a teenager armed with a gun, but police have since declared the school safe.
A motorist has been intercepted after he texted while driving past seven police officers dressed in high visibility vests during a blitz in Melbourne.
The Perth man who abducted and killed Queensland schoolboy Daniel Morcombe has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 20 years.
A gun potentially used in two 1999 underworld murders could be in Melbourne's Yarra River, but police admit it may not be found.
Police are investigating how four how bags of suspected cannabis came to be dumped on Sydney median strip.
The Queensland premier has praised Daniel Morcombe's parents Bruce and Denise, as well as the undercover police who brought the boy's killer to justice.
Tasmanian Labor is trailing way behind the Liberal opposition a day before the state goes to the polls, according to a Newspoll.
Queensland police will be able to access live CCTV footage on their iPads while patrolling in Brisbane during the G20 summit of world leaders.
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