Man charged with murder after body found in Gardenvale, in Melbourne's south-east

A 33-year-old man has been charged with murder after a woman's body was found at a property in Melbourne's south-east

Media bosses unite to demand law changes after police raids on ABC, News Corp journalists

Three of the nation's media bosses are demanding greater protections for whistleblowers and journalists, in a rare show of public unity prompted by recent police raids

Aged Care Royal Commission hears Japara Healthcare CEO dismiss patient assault numbers

he chief executive and co-founder of Japara Healthcare Limited, which has come under heavy criticism in the Royal Commission into Aged Care, has dismissed any suggestion there is a systemic problem with staff assaults on residents in his 49 nursing homes

Mobile phones to be banned in Victoria state schools from 'first to last bell'

Mobile phones will be banned in state primary and secondary schools during school hours in Victoria from the start of first term 2020, in a policy designed to stop cyberbullying, Education Minister James Merlino says

Alleged Woolworths shoplifter filmed ripping trolley full of groceries from employee

A tug o' war between a determined thief and a Woolworths employee has ended in assault charges

Man accused of murdering neighbour in Parkes after argument over barking dogs

Police say a man has been shot dead in Parkes, in NSW's central west, after a dispute over barking dogs

Mascot Towers residents in shock after a report finds the building may be sinking


Displaced residents of Sydney's troubled Mascot Towers are concerned by the latest engineers' report, which identifies "a new issue" with the cracking building that suggests it may be sinking

Donald Trump announces US pulling out of Iran nuclear deal, reviving economic sanctions


US President Donald Trump has announced he is pulling the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, in a move set to upset America's European allies and disrupt global oil supplies

Arab world approves of policies of Turkish president


Over half the people in the world’s Arab regions approve of the Mideast policies of Turkey’s president, according to a new survey

Trump imposes sanctions on Iranian supreme leader

U.S. President Donald Trump sanctioned Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his office Monday amid bristling tensions with Iran

Darwin CBD buildings evacuated after magnitude-7.2 earthquake in Banda Sea

Darwin CBD buildings have been evacuated following a magnitude-7.2 earthquake in the Banda Sea, with engineers now looking for signs of structural damage

Police seek man over alleged train station robbery

NSW police have released an image of a man they are working to locate after an alleged attempted robbery at Central Railway Station

Sharrouf children among Australian orphans freed from Syrian warzone in secret rescue mission

The orphaned Australian children of Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf are among eight rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and taken to a nearby Middle Eastern country, en route to a new life in Australia

Russian airstrikes kill five civilians in Idlib's Saraqib

Russian warplanes bombed on Saturday (June 22) the demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Idlib, killing and injuring civilians and causing material damage, Orient correspondent said

Turkish president votes in Istanbul's election re-run


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast his vote in Istanbul’s election re-run on Sunday

Meteor lights up Queensland night sky leaving observers scared and amazed


Hundreds of Queenslanders have been left in shock and awe from a spectacular meteor that lit up the night sky, creating a sonic boom as it burned up while hurtling towards Earth

Brisbane bus stop shooting: Man charged after couple shot while cowering behind shelter

A 24-year-old man who allegedly shot at a couple on a suburban Brisbane street on Saturday has been charged with weapons offences

Tullamarine Freeway sign that crushed car not given mandatory checks, report finds

Several compulsory safety checks were not carried out on a road sign before it fell and crushed a car on a Melbourne freeway earlier this year, an investigation has found.

Girl dies after being hit by Lamborghini outside Adelaide Chinese restaurant


A 15-year-old girl has been killed and another teenage girl has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a Lamborghini on a footpath outside a Chinese restaurant in Adelaide

Mascot Towers residents to receive emergency accommodation funding from NSW Government

Displaced residents of Sydney's troubled Mascot Towers apartment block will be given money to pay for emergency accommodation, as the New South Wales Government plays down concerns such problems could be widespread across the city