Police, family appeal for assistance to locate missing Bankstown teen

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a teenage girl missing from Bankstown

Man charged with 'horrendous bashing' murder of 25yo woman in Melbourne

A 27-year-old man has appeared in court charged with what police describe as a "horrendous bashing" murder of a woman whose body was found in a major Melbourne park

Anthony Albanese to become Labor's new leader unopposed following shock federal election loss

Labor leader-elect Anthony Albanese will this week become the official Opposition Leader after an uncontested leadership ballot

Clare O'Neil drops out of race for Labor deputy leader clearing the way for Richard Marles

Both leader and deputy leader positions in the Labor Party will almost certainly be held by men after another senior woman bowed out of the race

'Armed and dangerous': Police arrest man for allegedly shooting at cyclist after road rage clash

Police have arrested a 31-year-old man alleged to have fired several shots at a cyclist in a dramatic escalation of a road rage incident in central Queensland

Parkville park cordoned off after woman's body found near Melbourne tennis courts

Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman's body was found in Parkville in Melbourne's inner north this morning

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she's standing down after failing to negotiate Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7, saying "it's a matter of deep regret" that she failed to negotiate a Brexit deal

Canberra child abuse material 'addict' sentenced as judge issues warning to parents about internet use

A Canberra judge has urged parents to supervise their children's internet use, after sentencing a man who claimed to have become addicted to child pornography when he was exposed to it at the age of 13

Election results 2019: Anthony Albanese in pole position for Labor leadership after Jim Chalmers withdraws

Queensland MP Jim Chalmers has declared he will not run for the Labor leadership

Mr Chalmers wrote on Twitter that he had given the possibility very careful consideration, but had decided against it

Albion Park Rail crash: Two arrested following fatal smash that killed Daniel Merrett

Police have arrested two of the three people wanted for the alleged fight, car chase and fatal smash that claimed the life of a father on a NSW highway

Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership battle after party's election defeat

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has abandoned his bid to lead Labor just a day after announcing his candidacy

NDIS fraud used to buy luxury cars, as police label those accused 'despicable, selfish'

NSW Police have cracked an organised criminal syndicate they claim defrauded more than 70 people of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) payments to buy items such as luxury cars

Former Catholic priest Vincent Ryan to return to jail for sexually abusing two boys

A former priest who finished a 14-year prison sentence for abusing more than 30 boys will return to jail after being found guilty of abusing another two altar boys

Six dead, mass arrests as Indonesian election protests turn violent

Six people have died and 200 have been injured in civil unrest in the Indonesian capital after the election commission confirmed President Joko Widodo had won last month's election, according to Jakarta's Governor

Ex-WA Police sergeant charged over Fremantle arrest after CCC report alleging excessive force

A 45-year-old former WA Police sergeant has been charged with assault following an internal review into the arrest of a man in Fremantle

New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism

The man accused of carrying out a mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque faces new charges, including one count of engaging in a terrorist act, according to law enforcement officials

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen to run for Labor leader

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen will nominate for Labor's leadership, setting up a battle with fellow frontbencher Anthony Albanese

Jim Chalmers willing to battle Anthony Albanese for Labor leadership in federal election 2019 aftermath

Labor frontbencher Jim Chalmers is seriously considering a tilt at the Labor leadership in competition with Anthony Albanese

Man shot dead by police at Sydney's Central Station 'may have suffered psychosis'

A man fatally shot by police at Sydney's busy Central Station was running towards an officer shouting "I'm going to kill you", an inquest has heard

First person charged under WA revenge porn laws set to plead guilty over Instagram images

A Perth man is planning to plead guilty to distributing intimate images of his ex-girlfriend by posting them on Instagram in a first for WA's new revenge porn laws