Canberra believe the crucial week off they've secured in the NRL finals could set them up for a drought-breaking premiership.
A Queensland truck driver who killed two boys when he drove off a NSW highway, through scrubland and into an oncoming car has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Queensland's tourism minister says Prime Minister Scott Morrison could have "blood on his hands" if he doesn't intervene on a ban preventing shark culling on the Great Barrier Reef.
Pauline Hanson will help lead a parliamentary inquiry into family law even after launching an extraordinary attack against women who she claims are lying about domestic violence in the family courts.
South Sydney captain Sam Burgess will front the NRL over criticism of its judiciary as the debate over the process further intensified on Wednesday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has renewed an offer of big bounties for hundreds of convicted murderers and rapists set free in a corrections bureau blunder, and said he would be happier if they were caught...
Mexican authorities said on Tuesday they had found the remains of 29 bodies, packed in more than 100 plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco.
The man responsible for monitoring Australia's national security legislation has demanded that aspects of existing terrorism laws be scrapped.
Veteran hooker Andrew McCullough admits his future at Brisbane may be on the line after their embarrassing NRL finals exit, saying he deserves plenty of criticism.
Unlike their effort in the NRL elimination final, Brisbane refused to give anything away at their end-of-season review on Wednesday.