The NSW opposition leader is under the spotlight following today's comments — backed by One Nation's Pauline Hanson — on how Anglo-Saxons were leaving some areas of Sydney.
Mathew Vickers was on a research trip funded and conducted by James Cook University when a grey reef shark ripped into his arm, but the hospitalisation and stitches he needed were not funded by university insurance — and as a volunteer, he was not insured under WorkCover.
Sydney grandmother Maria Exposto is found guilty of drug trafficking charges in Malaysia and will face the death penalty.
A WA Labor candidate hoping to win the seat of Darling Range after ex-Labor MP Barry Urban quit in a false qualifications scandal now faces scrutiny over her own education history and qualifications.
A long-awaited audit report into TasTAFE slams a lack of leadership and makes a raft of recommendations a year after an expenses scandal forced its chief executive to resign.
Australia has 16 extra billionaires this year, taking the total to a record 76, with carboard and recycling magnate Anthony Pratt again topping the list of the nation's wealthiest.