Catholic leaders from across the nation have offered support and prayers to Cardinal George Pell as he prepares to fly to Australia to face sex abuse charges.

A bio-hacker who had an Opal card chip put into his hand says Transport for NSW cancelled one of his cards "probably" thinking it was the implanted one.

A WA parliamentary committee on e-cigarettes has asked the health minister to report back, advising whether he's considered regulating the products.

A former Victorian TAFE boss says he was struggling with his father's death when he signed a contract with an unregistered third-party training organisation.