Two Queenslanders have become Australia's latest multi-millionaires, sharing the $80 million Oz Lotto win in Tuesday night's draw.
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.
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.
A man has been found guilty of murdering his wife of 50 years by strangling her with an extension cord in their Melbourne home.
The Australian Christian Lobby has thrown its support behind Israel Folau, initiating a fresh fundraiser which has raised more than one million dollars.
Locals are continuing to piece together the final known movements of missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez as they blanket Byron Bay with new posters.
Ashleigh Barty's coach Craig Tyzzer believes she's proved she boasts the game that can keep her on top of world for a significant amount of time.
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 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.
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.