Pedestrian dies three days after being struck by car at Wishart


A MAN who was struck by a car in Brisbane’s south on the weekend has succumbed to his injuries

Inland railway to go across Queensland floodplain despite warning 'lives could be at risk'

Federal Infrastructure Minister Darren Chester has decided that the Melbourne-to-Brisbane inland rail line will be built across the Condamine floodplain in Queensland, despite farmers' warnings that it could put lives at risk

$10note rollout: RBA, businesses expect 'smoother transition' to new notes

The rollout of the new $10 note began today, featuring a number of improved security features designed to protect the note against counterfeiting

NSW Police arrest physios, lawyer over alleged green slip scam worth millions


New South Wales Police say they have cracked open an organised crime syndicate which allegedly made millions of dollars worth of fraudulent green slip claims across Sydney

Temperatures set to top 40C as a weekend of ‘extreme heat’ beckons


“IT’S looking ugly,” forecasters have warned with record highs of as high as 40C in some parts and above average temps elsewhere

Teenage girl killed in crash involving stolen van

A teenage girl has died after an allegedly stolen van being pursued by police crashed into a truck in regional Victoria this afternoon

Pilot, passenger walk away after light plane makes emergency landing in Sydney field


The pilot of a light aircraft and their sole passenger have walked away without serious injuries after an emergency landing in a Sydney park, which ended with one wing snapping off

Revamped $10 note comes into circulation


A new-look $10 note begins circulation tomorrow and despite promises by the Reserve Bank it can be issued trouble-free at vending machines, concerns remain

WA property scam: Elderly woman loses more than $500k after bogus emails


An elderly woman has been robbed of more than half a million dollars after scammers pretended to be her settlement agent and convinced her son to transfer cash into a bogus account

Man charged with murder after woman found dead inside home on Sydney's Northern Beaches


Police have charged a 25-year-old man with murder after the body of a 50-year-old woman was found inside a home on Sydney's northern beaches this morning

Superannuation insurance made opt-in for under-25s by Australian Super


The nation's biggest superannuation fund has moved to ensure under-25s no longer have insurance premiums taken from their retirement accounts unless they ask for it to happen

Superannuation being slashed as workers have wages cut, are forced out of enterprise agreements


Superannuation funds could be drained by as much as $100 billion as companies slash wages and force workers out of long-standing enterprise agreements to deliver better returns for shareholders, a union-commissioned report has found

Driver ‘just a passenger’ in 260km/h shunt Horror crash mars Melbourne Sandown 500 Supercars qualifying


Supercars young gun Todd Hazelwood has incredibly walked away from an high-speed crash in qualifying for Sunday's Sandown 500

Hundreds of pills seized after music festival in Sydney's west


German caught with 396 capsules among 45 charged with drug offences at Defqon. 1 festival in Sydney

Bus driver who crashed in to two homes in Sydney over legal limit


A BUS driver was allegedly over the legal alcohol limit when he ploughed into two homes in Sydney’s northwest

Internet addiction linked to online cheating, researcher says


People addicted to the internet are more likely to have problematic sexual interactions with strangers online and their addiction should be treated as a disorder, a South Australian expert has said

Australia needs to stand up and help as the situation worsens

The world seems to be sitting on its hands as the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar descends into what the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has described as "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing"

BlueBorne virus that spreads via bluetooth could affect billions of devices, cyber experts warn


An airborne computer virus with the ability to infect billions of phones and other devices has been identified by internet security analysts

NSW RFS battles to save homes, as bushfires take hold on hot, windy day


Firefighters battled to bring several blazes under control on a hot and windy day in New South Wales with schools evacuated, homes threatened and former prime minister Tony Abbott also joining the efforts