'Fake Uber driver' charged with sexual assault of two women in Brisbane

A man accused of posing as an Uber driver and sexually assaulting two women he picked up in Brisbane's nightclub precinct allegedly thanked one of his victims and gave her a bottle of water after attacking her

Out-of-control driverless train deliberately derailed in Devonport, two pedestrians injured

TasRail operators were forced to deliberately derail an out-of-control driverless freight train in Devonport, sending it crashing through a fence with debris hitting two pedestrians

Man charged with animal cruelty over emu hit and run rampage


A man who allegedly used his 4WD to mow down a mob of emus in Victoria's north-west has been charged with several animal cruelty offences

Whitsunday shark attacks 'unprecedented' and 'unusual', prompting warning from authorities

Authorities are urging people not to swim in or around Cid Harbour on Whitsunday Island in north Queensland while they assess the threat, after two near-fatal shark attacks within 24 hours

Prime Minister Scott Morrison's $4.5bn private school funding boost rejected by NSW Government

The New South Wales Government has announced it would not sign up to any school funding model that offered "special deals" for private schools

Ararat man left with permanent brain injury after attack while walking his dog

Police have appealed for information about the incident on July 1, when the 59-year-old man as out walking his dog on Barkly St, Ararat, just before 11:00pm

Emails show Peter Dutton's role in intervening to grant visas to European au pairs

A series of emails has revealed the scramble made by Peter Dutton's office and senior bureaucrats to have two au pairs due to be deported released from Immigration detention

Sydney's Pullman Hotel gas leak: 30 guests treated after pool chemical mix-up

Guests of the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park hotel have been treated for respiratory problems and eye irritations after a gas leak

Prime Minister announces new penalties for fruit tampering 'grubs'

Scott Morrison has described those who have hidden needles in fruit as "cowards" and "grubs", urging people to continuing buying strawberries with care

Dramatic vision depicts battle New South Wales Police face with ice users


The New South Wales police union has released vision illustrating the very and dangerous threat ice users pose to the community. Vision captured by the PolAir helicopter

Queensland police seek counselling after fatal railway shooting

Three police officers are receiving counselling after fatally shooting a 24-year-old man

Man killed after passing crane smashes into his vehicle on busy freeway

A man has been killed after his vehicle was struck by a passing crane on one of Melbourne’s busiest freeways

ANU sexual assault, harassment reports rise in wake of damning survey

The Australian National University has been met with criticism after refusing to provide more information on figures showing a "significant increase" in reports of sexual assault and harassment on campus

Australian house values have fallen $36 billion so far this year

Australia's residential property lost a combined $13 billion in value in the three months to July, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Two Iranian militiamen killed in Syria

Two Iranian Revolutionary Guards have been killed during the clashes in Syria, said an Iranian news agency on Sunday (Sep. 16), AA reported

Police shoot knife-wielding man at Brisbane train station

A man reportedly wielding a knife has been shot dead by police at a train station southwest of Brisbane

Daily aspirin pointless: landmark study

A daily aspirin will not lower the risk of death or heart attacks in healthy older people but will increase the risk of internal bleeding, a major Australian-American study has found

Defqon.1: NSW Premier vows to shut down festival after suspected overdose deaths

The New South Wales Premier has vowed to do everything she can to shut down Defqon.1, after two people died in suspected overdoses at the popular Sydney music festival on Saturday night

أستراليا تحتل المرتبة الأولى لناحية رغد العيش والجنسية الأسترالية بين أفضل عشر جنسيات في العالم

أستراليا تحتل المرتبة الأولى لناحية رغد العيش بين دول منظمة التعاون الاقتصادي والتنمية والتي تضم أكثر بلدان العالم تقدماً

Police car hit 124km/h with no lights, sirens before smashing into Gai Vieira's car

Police have confirmed that the police officer who crashed into Gai Vieira's car at Cronulla this month was travelling at a speed of 124 km/hr in a 70km/hr zone, without flashing lights or sirens