Arrests in 1995 gang rape case despite police allegedly destroying evidence

Queensland police have made a breakthrough in a controversial historical gang rape case, arresting three men — including two who will be extradited from interstate to face court

Woman arrested after Sydney high-rise death at Zetland apartment complex

Police have arrested a woman they had urged to come forward to authorities after another woman plunged to her death at a high-rise complex in Sydney's inner east

NSW budget 2019 delivers record $93b infrastructure spend, $1b surplus


NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has delivered record infrastructure spending and a modest budget surplus in the face of rising debt and the largest revenue write down in the state's history

Australian dollar nears decade-low after Reserve Bank justifies interest rate cut

The Australian dollar has fallen to its lowest level in around a decade as investors anticipate further interest rate cuts from the Reserve Bank in the next few months

Screaming heard in Sydney apartment before woman plunges to death from high rise

Residents of an apartment block in Sydney's inner east say they heard screaming coming from a unit last night, shortly before a woman plunged to her death

Body of newborn baby found in backyard of Newcastle house as police search for mother

NSW Police are investigating the discovery of the body of a newborn baby in a beachside suburb of Newcastle

Christchurch massacre video poster Phillip Arps sentenced to 21 months jail


When Philip Neville Arps saw on Facebook the livestreamed video of the Christchurch mosque shootings that claimed 51 lives on March 15, he thought it was "awesome".

So he shared it with 30 of his friends.

Australian Army sex assault scandal grows as reservist charged in new incident

An army reservist has been charged with the sexual assault of a female Australian Defence Force member in the Brisbane army barracks.

Theo Hayez's father makes emotional press plea to find 18yo who is 'in grave danger

The father of a missing Belgian backpacker has made an emotional plea for information as homicide detectives join the search effort in northern NSW

Mascot Towers residents told to seek help from Salvation Army if they're homeless

Building management issued an update this morning, saying the 10-storey high rise remained partly off limits after cracks were discovered in the building's beams

Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Chris O'Neill bashed at Toorak's Heyington train station

Police say they have identified two young men who allegedly launched an unprovoked attack on a senior Victorian police officer near a train station in Melbourne's inner-east

Mascot Towers unit owners to foot bill for repairs prompting calls for better consumer protections

Owners of apartments in the Mascot Towers development will be left with a hefty bill to repair structural damage as the building is too old to fall under warranty, with property experts calling for better consumer protections

Teen girl killed in three-car smash in NSW

A teenage girl has died after her car crashed head-on with two utes in northern NSW

Teen shot from neighbouring unit while standing on Gold Coast hotel balcony

Police believe the shot came from a neighbouring unit in the complex, on the corner of Cavill Ave and the Gold Coast Highway on Saturday night

What we know about the Mascot Towers cracks

Engineers are assessing a high-rise unit block in the Sydney suburb of Mascot that was evacuated on Friday night after cracks were found in the building's car park

Volleyball coach 'had no idea' sex with 16-year-old girl was against the law, Perth court hears

A West Australian volleyball coach who is facing a possible jail term for having sex with one of his 16-year-old players had no idea what he was doing was illegal, a Perth court has been told

Milk recall for Coles, Pauls, REV and PhysiCAL brands over cleaner contamination fears

Eight popular milk brands sold in supermarkets across Victoria and southern New South Wales are being recalled over fears a cleaning solution made its way into the batch

?What happens if you die before you pay off your HELP debt

A plan to recover the student debts of people who have died was under consideration by the Federal Government, documents obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information reveal

'The Ripper..Coward' Christchurch shooter pleads not guilty to 51 charges of murder



Brenton Tarrant, the Australian man charged over the Christchurch mosque killings, has pleaded not guilty to 51 charges of murder.

'Disgusting': man sentenced for groping female runner on Sydney's Bay Run

A man who attacked and groped a stranger in Sydney's inner west last year was previously convicted for possessing child abuse material and failed to report to police for three years, court documents reveal