The federal government's secrecy over priority projects is set to be challenged by a major environmental organisation with the help of a top lawyer.Geoffrey Watson SC will argue the Australian Conservation Foundation's case at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, with the first steps to be taken on Tuesday.
A man has warned others to "be careful" after making an unsettling discovery behind an air vent while staying in an Airbnb.
A woman who has been charged with allegedly raping a 14-year-old boy repeatedly over the course of a year is now pregnant with his child.
A woman has been attacked by a crocodile while swimming in a lagoon in the Northern Territory.The 23-year-old received puncture wounds in her right leg after the two-metre saltwater crocodile attacked on Sunday about 3pm.
Police made a startling discovery when they pulled over a ute on a Queensland highway last month.
The NSW government has agreed to new environmental planning regulations for koala habitats, ending a disagreement which threatened to rip apart the coalition between the Liberal and National parties.In September 2020, NSW Nationals leader and Deputy Premier John Barilaro threatened to blow up the coalition if concessions weren't made to rural property owners for protection measures over koala habitat.
A man is being criticised for flying over 120km in a helicopter to pick up a roast beef sandwich during Covid restrictions.
A jealous and violent tradesman upset his ex-partner was communicating with a male friend, pursued the man down a Sydney street and fatally stabbed him, a Sydney jury has heard.Peni "Ben" Apikotoa, 34, bled to death on the doorstep of a St Clair home in August 2018 after Nathan Chatimba plunged a knife seven centimetres into his shoulder and severed a major artery.
WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES: A paramedic has been scarred for life after an out-of-control patient took a bite out of her face.
Severe thunderstorms have pummelled Sydney's west and southwest as well as large stretches of NSW's north and northeast.A trough in western NSW is meeting moist and humid air in the state's east to drive the weather pattern, according to the Bureau of Meteorology, with dour weather expected for most of the coming week.
Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena has been locked in to host a state memorial for Michael Gudinski.The Victorian government on Monday confirmed the farewell for the Australian music industry titan would be held at Rod Laver Arena on March 24.
The West Australian premier has championed his government's COVID-era economic management after global credit rating agency S&P; deemed the state's economy the best in the world.But Mark McGowan also encouraged the federal government to give tailored support to pandemic-hit businesses when JobKeeper ends in late March.
LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:* Australia has enjoyed another day without a locally acquired COVID-19 case as doctors prepare to administer millions of vaccinations.* General practitioners will be part of the rollout from March 22, when older and vulnerable Australians can get the virus jab from their local doctor.
The founder of a pioneering Australian wildlife charity has caught the attention of one of the world's most recognised broadcasters.
A man posed as an Uber driver to target five women as they tried to get home before he assaulted them, a jury has heard.Sampath Sandaranayake Samaranayake is accused of picking up the women in Brisbane in September 2018, all of whom are unknown to each other.
Australia has vowed to continue criticising shocking human rights abuses in China after Beijing suggested the treatment of Aboriginal people made Canberra's position hypocritical.Foreign Minister Marise Payne on Monday signalled she would keep speaking out on China's treatment of Uighur people in Xinjiang.
Former Nationals leader and deputy prime minister John Anderson is aiming to make a political comeback as a senator for NSW.The Nationals will shortly announce their NSW Senate preselection timetable ahead of the next federal election, which could be held as early as August.
More than $84 million worth of tobacco has been seized in a two-day blitz that's disrupted three illicit tobacco growing operations in regional Victoria and NSW.Last Wednesday, the Illicit Tobacco Taskforce, a multi-agency task force led by the Australian Border Force, uncovered 26 hectares of tobacco crops in Kyalite, NSW.
An item handed into police could be linked to the baffling case of missing Victorian campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay.Victoria Police said they're examining the item, which was handed in at the weekend, "to determine if it has any relevance to the investigation".
His friend's car was in a ditch but he managed to hit it when going to help her. Both drivers proved to be over the legal limit.
Just 24 workers have been repaid by public insurer icare during its $3.5 million review of historical underpayments, NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet admits.