The Commonwealth Ombudsman is wasting no time in starting its investigation into the Federal Government's welfare debt claw-back scheme, scheduling meetings around the country this week to quiz welfare groups about the impact of the controversial project.
Emergency services reinforce warnings to drone enthusiasts that they can interfere with aerial firefighting and even spark a fire if they crash.
Police release CCTV footage and more information about an attack on a Polish woman north of Brisbane as they renew their call for witnesses to come forward.
A Melbourne fitness trainer left bloodied after being attacked by a kangaroo while on a run at Templestowe in the city's north-east says she feared for her life during the encounter.
A former South Australian school teacher accused of sexually abusing a boy he was tutoring at the family home some 40 years ago goes on trial in the Adelaide District Court.
Police are appealing for fresh information about the murder of a school boy in Rockingham almost 20 years ago. Here is how the case has unfolded.