Former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro's assault charges dismissed on mental health grounds

Assault charges against former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro have been dismissed on mental health grounds after he lashed out at a freelance camera operator last year

National cabinet agrees to nationwide gun registry

National cabinet has agreed to an Australia-wide firearms register to counter crimes such as the murders of two police officers in the Queensland village of Wieambilla last year

Father says he forgives his daughter's ex-partner over bathtub murder

A grieving father says he has forgiven his daughter's ex-partner who has finally admitted murdering her and leaving her body in a bath more than a decade ago

Three taken to hospital after ski boat carrying eight capsizes on Victorian lake

A group of eight joyriders had to work quickly to survive after their boat capsized and sunk while they weren't wearing life jackets in the middle of a Victorian lake amid wild weather yesterday evening.

Skyrocketing GP wait times prompts push for pharmacists to be allowed to prescribe certain medications

Skyrocketing GP wait times have prompted a new push from both sides of politics to allow pharmacists to be able to prescribe certain medications in a bit to cut queues

Child found dead inside car in Sydney after being left inside 'throughout the day'

Police are investigating after a child was found dead in a hot car in Sydney's south-west

Cardinal George Pell's funeral comes to an end; Protesters yell as priests exit St Mary's cathedral Sydney

A stream of more than 275 members of the clergy depart St Mary’s Cathedral. Protestors can be heard yearling, “shame”

P-plater charged after allegedly smashing into vehicle and brick wall in stolen car

A P-plater has been charged after smashing into another car and a brick wall in Melbourne's inner north-west

More than $150 million in property and assets restrained by AFP in international money laundering bust

The suspected head of an international money laundering scheme has been charged and more than $150 million in property, cash and luxury items have been seized

Up to six more interest rate hikes could be on the horizon, research shows

Mortgage holders are staring down more grim news as new analysis predicts they could be facing as many as six more interest rate hikes

Glebe Markets closure 'blindsides' stallholders

One of inner Sydney's largest weekend markets will close at the end of this month

Aussie households suffer biggest cost of living jump in two decades

Australian households are enduring the largest annual increase in living costs in more than two decades as multiple interest rate hikes and soaring food prices place pressure on the family budget

Huge fire at homemaker centre in Melbourne's north causes millions of dollars in damage

A huge fire has torn through a homemaker centre in Melbourne's north, causing millions of dollars worth of damage

Police lay new kidnap and assault charges against people accused of murdering Cassius Turvey


Western Australian police have laid fresh charges as part of their investigation into the death of Indigenous teenager Cassius Turvey

Regional NSW to receive more than half of $500 million in road repair funding

Regional NSW councils will receive more than half of the $500 million in funding announced by the state government in January to fast-track repairs to flood-damaged roads

'Don't touch my son': Brawl between teens and mums breaks out in western Sydney shopping centre

A fight between teenage boys turned into a brawl involving their mothers at a western Sydney shopping centre

Police seek court order to block LGBTQ+ protesters from George Pell's Sydney funeral

NSW Police will seek a court order to stop LGBTQ+ activists from protesting outside late cardinal George Pell's Sydney funeral this week

Storm warning for east coast after Sydney deluge

There's more rain to come after a deluge caused chaos in Sydney yesterday afternoon, with storms forecast along the east coast in coming days

Businesses turn screw on NSW government with mass closure warning

One in four small businesses in New South Wales are teetering on the brink of collapse, the state's peak business body has warned, as it issued a series of demands on whoever wins power in the looming election

Truck carrying tonnes of paint rolls over north of Wollongong

A truck carrying about six tonnes of paint has crashed and rolled onto its side on a busy highway north of Wollongong in NSW