Two men have been shot dead and their suspected killer is in custody after a dramatic manhunt at Caboolture, north of Brisbane.Police have confirmed the pair died after they were shot on Lower King Street at Caboolture just after 5pm on Saturday.
A man has been arrested over the disappearance of a Melbourne woman last seen leaving a grocery store a week ago.Maryam Hamka, 36, vanished last Saturday after visiting her local Woolworths store at Brunswick, 6km north of Melbourne's CBD, and telling family members she planned to visit a friend at Brighton, about 20km away.
Shelf-stackers and checkout workers will wear body cameras to protect them from being assaulted and abused in a trial being rolled out at selected Woolworths stores across the country.The supermarket giant has turned to the drastic measure following a doubling in assaults in stores in 2020.
A man has been arrested after he bought a wardrobe to hide the body of a young woman he says he accidentally killed, before hiring a removal firm to dump it on the roadside.
COVID-19 appears to have jumped between neighbouring rooms in hotel quarantine in Sydney, after seven cases of people arriving from different countries were revealed to have the same viral sequence.NSW Health says it was notified that the returned travellers had the same viral sequence on Friday.
Scott Mudford, a farmer near Dubbo, said the plague has made his grain basically worthless as he copes with millions of mice.
A toddler has been savagely mauled by a dingo on Fraser Island after wandering away from a house while his family was asleep.The two-year-old boy has wounds all over his body but will recover after a lone dingo repeatedly bit him early on Saturday.
Tasmania's main political parties have released major policies two weeks out from the May 1 poll, with the government focusing on building new homes and the opposition on supporting tourism.Premier Peter Gutwein on Saturday announced a financial boost for those looking to buy their first home.
The federal government has extended the deadline to begin construction under the HomeBuilder grants program by an additional 12 months.Those who were eligible for the grant before its March 31 conclusion - some 121,000 building applications, according to the government - will now have 18 months after signing contracts to commence construction.
A groom almost married the wrong bride after following Google Maps and ending up at the wrong wedding where the real groom was running late.
THE PUSH TO CRIMINALISE COERCIVE CONTROL* Some controlling behaviours like stalking are already outlawed but there's no freestanding crime recognising it as a form of abuse.* Before murdering Hannah Clarke and her children in Brisbane in February 2020, Rowan Baxter controlled her with recording and tracking devices, told her what to wear, isolated her from family and forced her into sex.
Aboriginal women risk being disbelieved or even swept up in the criminal justice system under a proposed domestic violence law gaining national support, advocates representing Indigenous victims say.Criminalising coercive control - controlling and intimidating behaviour in a relationship - is on the agenda across Australia, including in NSW where a parliamentary committee is looking at the proposal.
Good Empire is among the dozens of startups that raise money on equity crowdfunding site Birchal.The company is developing a social app that will allow users to take up and share activities - such as Earth Hour or Ice Bucket challenge - that are aligned with a United Nations blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable world.