Petrol thefts from Adelaide service stations carried out using 1,000-litre fuel tank, police allege

Police investigating dozens of petrol thefts from Adelaide service stations in recent months have arrested two people who allegedly used a modified 1,000-litre fuel tank to steal thousands of dollars worth of fuel

Victorian woman, 20, jailed over drink-driving crash that left 23-year-old man dead

A 20-year-old woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison after a drunken car crash in south-west Victoria that killed a close friend and severely injured another

Sydney aged care worker charged over allegedly using dead man's debit card

An aged care worker has been arrested after allegedly stealing an elderly resident's debit card after his death to fund his own lifestyle

NSW election: Voting comes down to the wire as Labor's leadership team poised to take over

Labor's interim ministry will be sworn in by Governor Margaret Beazley on Tuesday, ending the caretaker period, as key independents guarantee "confidence and supply" in the event of a minority government

NSW Greens call on Labor to close Peabody-owned Metropolitan Mine at Helensburgh

The NSW Greens will push the new Labor government to start a transition plan to close a major coal mine in the northern Illawarra that has been operating since 1887

Protesters take to streets in Far North Queensland after Indigenous man shot dead by police in Mareeba

The man was killed by specialist officers following a four-hour siege at a home in Mareeba, west of Cairns, on Saturday afternoon

Police face dangers daily but data on whether it's getting more dangerous is inconclusive

Since graduating from the police academy in the 1990s, Doug McDonald has seen his fair share of dangerous situations.

NSW has a new government — here are five things Labor has promised to do

Chris Minns will be NSW's next premier and, for the first time in 12 years, Labor is back in power in Australia's most populous state

Rural desert town offers $20,000 to move there, with a catch

A small town in rural Queensland is offering $20,000 to anyone willing to move there, but it comes with a catch

Hundreds of children under Queensland government care are in 'other living arrangements', for many that means homelessness

As the sun sets on Brisbane's CBD, Mel and Marshall from the Brisbane Emergency Response Outreach Service (BEROS), set out on their night shift

NSW election final day of campaigning sees Chris Minns congratulate Dominic Perrottet, but says 'don't vote for him'

NSW Labor leader Chris Minns has congratulated the premier on his election campaign, and revealed he "likes" Dominic Perrottet, before urging people not to vote for him

Sydney drivers spending millions on tolls, new postcode data shows

Sydney is Australia's toll road capital, and crunching the latest rebate data has revealed the suburbs with the highest bills for driving on the Harbour City's highways

Saul Griffith's Rewiring Australia pushes for budget boost to electrify 500,000 homes

The federal government is facing calls to use the upcoming budget to kickstart efforts to electrify Australian households and wean them off gas to help fight global warming

Voice to Parliament referendum question and constitutional amendment announced

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced the proposed question Australians will be asked at this year's referendum and the draft constitutional amendment that would enable an Indigenous Voice to Parliament

Gympie-Gympie stinging tree causing hospitalisations in Far North Queensland

Naomi Lewis has given birth to four children, but nothing prepared her for the excruciating and long-lasting pain of an encounter with a venomous stinging tree in Queensland's far north

'Dirty' tap water in Narrandera is causing diarrhoea and rashes, residents say

Residents of a southern NSW town say they are living off bottled water because the town supply is leaving them with irritated bowels and skin rashes

Fish kill clean-up finally underway at Menindee, a week after creatures began clogging up river

The clean-up of millions of stinking, rotting, dead fish is finally underway almost a week after an unprecedented fish kill in a far western NSW town

New South Wales Labor suffers election bus mishap, as campaigning goes west four days out from vote

With dozens of journalists watching their every move, the last thing any politician wants on the election campaign trial is car trouble

Sydney lawyer Sevag Chalabian, who was part of Plutus Payrolls tax fraud, is jailed for 12 years

A Sydney lawyer has been jailed for 12 years for laundering $24 million as part of the Plutus Payroll tax fraud

Western Sydney council's developer deal paves way

A Western Sydney council has agreed to sell a large part of its CBD to developers, with plans for the site including a private hospital and research centre backed by controversial neurosurgeon Charlie Teo