The jury in the trial of Daniel Morcombe's accused killer has been warned that his decision not to testify shouldn't influence their verdict.
A judicial inquiry into a coalmine fire in Morwell, Victoria, should involve local residents, a lobby group says.
Policies are being overshadowed by complaints about advertising in the Tasmanian election campaign.
In the final week of South Australia's election campaign, the Labor government has released the cost of its election promises.
A child abuse survivor says the Catholic Church questioned his honesty when his allegations were put to a court.
Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has lodged a second complaint with the South Australian electoral commission after being targeted by "robocalls".
Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has refused to answer questions over an alleged bullying incident involving two members of his party.
A Victorian man was killed from the stress of having his hands and feet bound during a robbery, a court has been told.
A man accused of marrying a 12-year-old girl faces deportation from Australia.
Victoria Police and Police Minister Kim Wells call on drivers to slow down after nine deaths in four days on the state's roads.
Health authorities in Queensland say a woman, and maybe others, could unknowingly have contracted deadly lyssavirus after touching an infected flying fox.
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