National News

Some NT parolees not tested: review

NT Attorney-General Natasha Fyles has ordered an immediate increase in drug and alcohol testing for parolees after four people were killed in Darwin three weeks ago by a gunman who was on parole.

More drug testing of NT parolees: review

A review of the Northern Territory's parole system, ordered after this month's shooting rampage in which four people died, has found many parolees breaching conditions and not being properly drug or alcohol-tested.

Folau raises $1 million for legal fight

The Australian Christian Lobby has thrown its support behind Israel Folau, initiating a fresh fundraiser which has raised more than one million dollars.

Community search for lost Theo to resume

The search for missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez is expected to resume this week as more family members arrive in Byron Bay, where the teenager vanished weeks ago.

US cyber attack failed: Iran minister

US cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister says, days after reports the Pentagon launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable the country's rocket launch systems.

Orphaned IS children on way to Australia

The children of two Islamic State fighters including the infamous Khaled Sharrouf are returning to Australia from conflict-ridden Syria where they have spent months orphaned in refugee camps.