- Family's quest to uncover 1947 murder secret
A leading lawyer specialising in miscarriages of justice casts doubt on the conviction in an historic Brisbane murder case, almost 70 years after an accountant was sent to jail for killing his typist.
- Forbes' Lachlan River peaks as SES 'closely monitors' flooding
Forbes' Lachlan River in central west New South Wales has peaked, the State Emergency Service says, with at least 100 properties affected by floodwater.
- SA's power shock sounds national electricity alarm
An extraordinary spike in South Australia's wholesale electricity price in July sounded an alarm across the five states that share the National Electricity Market, Grattan Institute research shows.
- Border Force strike action to cause delays at airports
Immigration and Border Force staff are set to begin two weeks of rolling stoppages at international airports and cruise ship terminals as part of a long-running pay dispute with the Government.
- Wiggins cycling rival says doping situation 'stinks'
Multiple Olympic champion and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins comes under fire for TUE approval for powerful asthma drug.
- The young Iraqi men Australia is training to fight Islamic State
The ABC travels to Taji training camp in Iraq to meet Australian soldiers and the locals they are training ahead of a major assault on the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul.
- Man charged with child abduction after girl taken from her bed
A 24-year-old central Queensland man is charged with child abduction after allegedly snatching a 12-year-old girl from her bed in Gladstone.
- Peace in Syria 'almost impossible now', Russia says
The United States calls Russia's action in Syria "barbarism" not counter-terrorism, while Moscow's UN envoy says ending the war "is almost an impossible task now" as Syrian Government forces, backed by Moscow, bombed the city of Aleppo.
- Sydney crane collapse leaves workers hanging inside dangling boom
Three workers left hanging by their safety harnesses inside the boom of a crane that collapsed atop a North Sydney building site are rescued, with one suffering serious injuries.
- Perth woman gets 20 demerit points in less than two hours
A Perth woman is given 20 demerit points in less than two hours after twice being caught driving while using a mobile phone.
- 'Lockouts aren't the answer': Dead music venues commemorated
More than a dozen memorial plaques appear at closed-down music venues around Sydney over the weekend as part of the Keep Sydney Open campaign.
- New app set to revolutionise outback health
The smartphone app replaces a traditional ECG machine to detect atrial fibrillation, which is responsible for one third of all strokes in Australia.
- World's biggest radio telescope starts operating in China
The world's biggest radio telescope begins operating in south-western China as part of a project Beijing says will help humanity search for alien life.