Teen charged over death of woman at Melbourne CBD apartment

A 17-year-old from Sunshine North in Melbourne has been charged by Victoria Police over the death of a woman at a short-stay apartment complex in the CBD early on Saturday morning

Whale-watching tourist was taking selfies before fatal slip off cliff at Cape Solander

An overseas tourist was taking selfies moments before he slipped off the edge of a cliff at a popular whale watching spot in Sydney's south

NSW Police officer who hit 16yo boy 'as hard as he could' during Byron Bay arrest may face criminal charges

A police officer involved in a violent arrest in Byron Bay, in which a teenager was hit about 20 times with batons after being capsicum sprayed and tasered, could face criminal charges

Construction set for its biggest fall since the global financial crisis

Australia's building commencements, fuelled by investor apartment construction, look like heading from boom to bust, according to forecaster BIS Oxford Economics

Overloaded reusable bags causing shoppers injuries, leaving physios to shoulder the burden

Shoppers have been warned not to overload their bags at the checkout after reports of an increase in injuries from people trying to carry heavy reusable bags

Melbourne teen remembered as 'bright, positive' after death during CBD apartment dispute

Friends have paid tribute to a soccer-loving teenager who was killed during a party at a short-stay apartment in Melbourne's CBD after a dispute broke out between two groups of young people

Woman dies in Melbourne apartment EQ Tower after dispute between two groups

A 19-year-old woman has been fatally assaulted in a short-stay apartment in Melbourne's CBD after a dispute between two groups of young people at a party

ANZ chief apologises over 'unacceptable' grilling of former employee in harassment case

ANZ CEO Shayne Elliot has apologised on behalf of the bank after a former employee was forced to recount details of a past rape as part of the bank's defence in a sexual harassment case in New York

Man jailed over wife's 'slow, miserable and avoidable death'

A Melbourne judge has condemned a father of three for heeding his dying wife's plea not to call an ambulance for fear a government department would take her children

National Council of Priests of Australia calls on Pope to intervene in Philip Wilson case

The Executive of the National Council of Priests of Australia (NCP) has "wholeheartedly" endorsed the appeals for Archbishop Philip Wilson to resign, and have called on the Pope to intervene

Questions raised over the best way to screen and assess people at risk of bowel cancer

An Australian doctor says he believes a risky type of colon polyp that can lead to bowel cancer may be more common than previously thought

Ambulance costs around Australia: why is it free in some states and not others?

A good Samaritan in Melbourne who called an ambulance for an injured man yesterday spoke out about being chased by debt collectors seeking payment for the call-out

Rainbow Beach teenager thriving after parents ignore advice to switch off life support

Two weeks after Tristan Sik was critically injured in a road accident, doctors advised his parents to turn off his life support permanently, but they ignored that advice believing he would get better. They were right

Malcolm Turnbull tells Pope to sack Archbishop Philip Wilson after court ruling

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on the Pope to sack Adelaide's Archbishop Philip Wilson


More than 1200 young Rugby League, Football, Netball, Basketball and Boxers from around NSW are now up and running atthe sixth PCYC NSW Nations of Origin tournament being held in the Port Stephens region this week from 16-19 July

Truck crashes over bridge, falls 20 metres into South Gippsland river

A man is in a critical condition after his truck crashed over a bridge on a highway in Victoria's south-east and fell 20 metres into a river

Frozen hose hampers battle against NSW house fire

Sub-zero temperatures in Uralla have caused a fire hose to freeze, hampering the battle against a blaze at a cottage.

Finding it harder to get a loan? Here's why

The big banks have been whacked by the financial services royal commission and the media for lax lending standards. And it seems they're taking note

Ellenbrook murder inquiry: Teen charged with killing mother and her two children

A 19-year-old man has clashed with a magistrate while appearing in court charged with the murders of an eight-year-old boy, a 15-year-old girl and their 48-year-old mother in Perth's north-eastern suburbs

My Health Record opt-out period begins, but privacy concerns remain

The Federal Government's digital health agency has moved to reassure Australians that their online My Health Record data will be safe, as the opt-out period begins