The NSW government says it will help low income families to buy more energy efficient household appliances.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has played down talk of another leadership spill.
Four people have died in two separate traffic accidents in Queensland, after a truck and a car collided and a motorbike hit a car.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the intergenerational report will show the government has made a strong start sorting out the budget.
Assistant treasurer Josh Frydenberg is standing by the government's decision not to hold a royal commission into financial advisers.
The Tasmanian government has announced an inquiry into the state's greyhound racing industry, after revelations of live-baiting interstate.
A man has died from a gunshot wound to the chest after being fired at by NSW police who were responding to an apparent domestic incident.
A two-year-old boy was pulled unconscious from his family's swimming pool on the NSW north coast, and was unable to be revived.
A Queensland man allegedly stole a taxi and drove off with his mates after disagreeing with the driver about the cost of the trip.
Police are investigating after outspoken Tasmanian senator Jacquie Lambie received a letter threatening to behead her.
Both Julie Bishop and Malcolm Turnbull have poured cold water on talk of another Liberal leadership spill.