- Bus driver dies after being set alight in 'horrific' attack
Bus driver Manmeet Alisher dies after a man throws a device that sets him alight at a bus stop in Brisbane, as police interview a 48-year-old man over the attack with "no apparent motive".
- 'They celebrated while we wept': Family slams marketing giant's handling of son's death
A grieving mother is accusing marketing giant Appco of exploiting her young son and displaying callous and disrespectful behaviour when he was killed following a work function.
- Dreamworld victims' father thanks public for 'outpouring of love and support'
The father of two of the people who died in the Dreamworld ride disaster thanks friends and the public for the outpouring of love and support his family has received.
- Father to 'die in jail' as parents sentenced for abuse of daughter
A "depraved and sadistic" father is given 48 years in jail, and a mother 16 years, for sexually abusing and torturing their daughter in northern New South Wales over a 15-year period.
- Red Cross data breach could have exposed donors to identity theft
Information from the Red Cross data breach could have been used for identity theft, blackmail or sold on the black market if "unsavoury" criminals had obtained it, a cyber security expert says.
- Thai activist fired from Sydney job due to fear of vigilante attacks
A Thai man living in Sydney is sacked from his restaurant job after being targeted by an ultra-royalist group known as the Rubbish Collection Organisation.
- Stan Grant to join ABC as editor of Indigenous Affairs
Stan Grant, one of Australia's best known and most respected journalists, is joining ABC News as an editor of Indigenous Affairs coverage.
- That's no toy: Parliament House security forces 2yo to hand over lightsaber
A Canberra woman says security guards forced her two-year-old son to check in a toy lightsaber during a visit to Parliament House because they considered it a "weapon".
- Towering pet steer Big Moo could be Australia's biggest bovine
Glencoe Guernsey steer Big Moo could take the title of Australia's biggest bovine, his owner Joanne Vine says, and she is willing to wager a steak dinner on it.
- Australia names bolter Joe Mennie in 12-man Test squad
Redbacks paceman Joe Mennie gets the nod over Tasmania's Jackson Bird for the first Test squad against South Africa as much for his lower-order batting as his bowling.
- Nurse accused of insulin murders of two elderly women 'cannot remember' boasting
A registered nurse, accused of murdering two elderly women at a northern New South Wales nursing home, says she cannot remember a conversation in which she allegedly boasted about knowing how to kill someone with insulin, a court hears.
- German tourist in court over one-punch attack on Gold Coast Good Samaritan
German tourist Maxim Wecker is remanded in custody after appearing in court on a grievous bodily harm charge over a one-punch attack on the Gold Coast.
- 'Fit and proper' people can apply to grow cannabis this weekend
Growing cannabis legally will be a step closer on Sunday when federal legislation comes into effect allowing the drug to be grown for medicinal purposes.
- Hidden layers discovered at 'Tomb of Jesus' site
A restoration team peels away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an attempt to reach what it believes is the original rock surface where Jesus' body was laid.