A community advice warning has been issued for Melbourne's southeast after a factory fire sent smoke billowing over Bentleigh East.
The new sports watchdog wants information on AFL players who take drugs because they could become vulnerable to bikies and organised criminals.
Australia's border authorities have admitted they made mistakes in relation to refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who languished for months in a Thai jail.
The vast majority of more than 1000 people still on Manus Island and Nauru are genuine refugees, a Senate committee has been told.
A junior drag racer was going too fast to turn into an exit gate when an official appeared to wave her towards it and she crashed, a WA inquest has heard.
Well-know NT identity Mick Denigan - the owner of Mick's Whips - has appeared in court on trial after he shot a man who trespassed on his property.
'This news has absolutely devastated us all and we are going to miss him beyond words,' loved ones said of Brad Soper's death.
Police are awaiting the outcome of a post-mortem examination to determine how an intruder died inside a Sydney home following a struggle with the resident.
Former leading lawyer Tim Meehan has been struck off the roll of Queensland solicitors because he has been deemed tainted by dishonesty.
A mother is grieving after losing her 12-year-old son in a car crash – the third family member she has lost in a traffic accident.
When a woman stood up to open the locker, the venomous creature scampered out – sparking panic from those onboard.
Federal parliament has given the green light to stricter penalties for corporate criminals and companies who do the wrong thing.
Home Affairs officials have been quizzed over how a $423 million Manus Island security contract was awarded to a little-known company called Paladin.
An Australian Electoral Commission investigation has cleared GetUp of having ties to any particular political party or parties at the 2016 federal election.