Australian parents are being targeted by cash-seeking fraudsters impersonating their children as part of an emerging text messaging scam.
Clive Palmer will bear the majority of the costs from his defamation battle with Mark McGowan but West Australian taxpayers remain on the hook for some expenses.
Manly Sea Eagles hooker Manase Fainu will remain on bail over the weekend after being found guilty of stabbing a church youth leader in a brawl outside a Sydney dance.
The federal government has apologised to Australian veterans and their families for failings in the way the defence forces and veterans' affairs department have operated.
One of the southern hemisphere's largest wind energy zones will be operating sooner after the federal government agreed to foot the bill to connect it to the national grid.
Nick Kyrgios has scored an emotion-charged comeback win over world No.1 Daniil Medvedev to underline his US Open title credentials and book an intriguing, first-time all-Australian showdown with Alex de Minaur.
Speeding down his driveway and doing doughnuts in his off-road buggy during a Christmas brunch, Christopher Browne's aim was to scare his sister.
The death of a woman in a house fire in Queensland's far north is being treated as murder.
China's military has "completed various tasks" around Taiwan but will conduct regular patrols, it says.
Olivia Newton-John's niece says her family will accept a state funeral for the Australian entertainment legend if a formal offer is made.