US hostage raped by Baghdadi before death
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US hostage raped by Baghdadi before death
Tasmania's troubled Ashley Youth Detention Centre will be the focus of an inquiry into contemporary and historical child sexual abuse in state institutions.Abuse allegations against detention centre staff were a catalyst for the commission of inquiry, which has previously been told of systemic failures to protect children in the health and education system.
South Australia's union movement has called for more funding for safety inspectors to cut the number of workplace injuries.SA Unions also want the state government to bring forward new industrial manslaughter legislation and push ahead with a review of SafeWork SA, the safety regulator.
The 35-year-old's sister has revealed the mother's ongoing battle. Find out more.
A TikTok trend has been slammed for its scaring young children. Here's why experts are horrified by the videos.
A woman was found dead in a Victorian creek this morning, with police believing her to be the dog walker reported missing on Monday. Find out more.
Having sustainability front of mind may be part of the new normal many Australians are living following the onset of the pandemic, research shows.The lockdowns that confined millions of people to their homes and close communities caused many to make more considered day-to-day choices, the University of Queensland research suggests.
Former NRL star Brett Finch has pleaded guilty to sharing child sexual abuse material.The 40-year-old appeared in Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court on Tuesday, when he entered the plea to one charge of using a carriage service to transmit, publish or promote abusive material.
Critically endangered smoky mice have been released into the NSW wild where they once thrived, in a bid to help the species' survival.Environment Minister James Griffin says 13 of the rare native mice have been released in a national park southwest of Sydney, marking a significant milestone in the recovery of the species from the brink of extinction.
Women's economic opportunities will be a key focus of the federal government's upcoming jobs and skills summit.Treasurer Jim Chalmers on Wednesday released an issues paper outlining five economic challenges facing Australia in preparation for the summit in Canberra on the first two days in September.
The friends say they're lucky to be alive after the ordeal on a busy Queensland motorway. Find out what happened.
A Woolies customer was appalled by the state of his delivery, but not everyone has been sympathetic. Find out why.
The young woman filmed herself locked inside the salon and has spoken of the 'unprofessional' service where she had to blow-dry her own hair. Find out more.
Coles has announced it will trial a major change to its fresh produce aisle. Find out how the initiative will affect you.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a La Nina alert leaving many Australian regions bracing for more flooding this year. Find out how bad it may get.
The eight-year-old had been struggling to breathe and hold down his food for some time. It took two surgeries to discover the problem.
It was immediately clear to a midwife that Annie O'Brien had more than gastro when the pregnant mum was rushed from one Melbourne hospital to another.The lawyer and mother-of-one had taken herself to Holmesglen Private Hospital's emergency department with severe gastro symptoms on August 14, 2017.
Stories abound at the Broken Hill cemetery, the final resting place for legendary artists, miners, and victims of historic epidemics.Now people serving sentences for minor crimes are finding stories of their own, as they clean up the vast NSW outback cemetery left scarred by the drought and heavy rain.
Bingo Industries faces fines of $10 million or more after pleading guilty to criminal cartel offences where prices were allegedly fixed for demolition waste services in Sydney.The waste management firm has been accused in the Federal Court of fixing the prices of skip bins and waste processing services with two competitors Skips Bin Services and Aussie Skips Recycling in 2019.
The boyfriend of a 44-year-old woman found dead in north Queensland has been charged with the mother-of-four's murder.The woman's body was discovered by teenagers on quad bikes in bushland at Bluewater in Townsville on Saturday.
A former Catholic brother's lawyer has conceded there is a case against his client in relation to a third person at a Brisbane court committal hearing.Frank Terrence Keating, 79, is charged with 18 counts that include indecent dealing, indecent treatment and carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature.