Clues to origins of life in ‘vampire’ star
Astronomers in Australia have found a ‘vampire’ star in a feeding frenzy, an event which could provide answers to life’s origins and the birth of solar systems.
Labor frontbencher and former deputy leader Tanya Plibersek will use an Australia Day speech to promote ‘practical’ patriotism.
An intellectually disabled woman has appeared in court charged with the stabbing murder of a man at a suburban Melbourne home.
Queensland’s corruption watchdog has rebuked Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate, who could now face misconduct proceedings over his actions in public office.
A Perth woman on trial for manslaughter after fatally stabbing her de facto says she feared for her own and her parents’ lives as he violently attacked them.
The Australian Energy Regulator has backed the proposed interconnector between SA and NSW as the best option for future energy needs.
A man charged with the 1978 murders of three people in remote Queensland bushland near Mount Isa has applied in the Supreme Court for bail.
A third man charged and remanded in custody in relation to a fatal shooting on a Melbourne freeway has failed to show up in court.
A Sydney man who has pleaded guilty to ripping off drought-affected farmers in an online scam has been told he is set to be jailed.
The RSPCA is looking for 120 volunteers to help feed starving wildlife on Kangaroo Island.
Tasmania will have a climate change minister for the first time as part of a cabinet reshuffle under new Liberal Premier Peter Gutwein.
NSW police have expanded their bushfire investigative body to get to the bottom of hundreds of fires ignited deliberately during the “worst season in history”.
Domenic Perre, who is charged over the bombing of the National Crime Authority office in Adelaide in 1994, is expected to enter pleas in February.
The bodies of three US firefighters killed when their water bomber crashed in southern NSW have been recovered before their families arrive on the weekend.
A 33-year-old Shepparton man has been identified as the victim of Monday’s fatal collision in Arcadia.
A driver has died following a collision with a truck in Arcadia this morning.
The Hume Freeway is closed towards Melbourne, just outside of Wangaratta, due to a truck rollover. Emergency services are on site. Motorists are advised to detour at the Great Alpine road exit to get back on to the Hume Freeway. Northbound lanes...