Rubble contaminated with asbestos is discovered in construction waste at a site at Cairnlea, in Melbourne's north-west, after a 159-year-old pub was illegally demolished in Carlton.
Things have gone wrong at the Gold Coast's theme parks before — but nothing as tragic as the deaths of four people at Dreamworld.
The United Nations abandons plans to evacuate patients from rebel-held Aleppo, which it had hoped to accomplish during a three-day lull in fighting last week.
Australian man Robert Andrew Fiddes Ellis is jailed for 15 years for sexually abusing 11 young girls in Bali.
The AFL schedules the first ever Good Friday match in a round 4 clash in the 2017 season with North Melbourne hosting the Western Bulldogs at Docklands stadium.
Cricket players in Australia could be wearing concussion sensors in their helmets as early as next summer.