Two brothers, Mohammad Alibassi and Khalid Alibassi, who raped Canberra sex workers are each sentenced to jail.
Simon Frost, the state director of the Victorian Liberal Party, resigns after taking a senior job in the Turnbull Government, a move that could inflame factional infighting ahead of the 2018 state election.
A jury finds a man deliberately endangered the lives of the occupants of a house he demolished with a bulldozer during a destructive rampage in the NSW Hunter Valley.
The NRL minor premiership secured, Melbourne Storm are on target to replicate their 2007 achievement of 44 competition points in a season.
Two of five teenagers facing manslaughter charges over an Adelaide woman's road death last Sunday are remanded in custody, as three others are rearrested outside the Youth Court.
In good news for penguins and seals, the 12-year-old practice of dumping poo and kitchen waste into the sea at one of Australia's Antarctic bases is set to end with "germ-zapping" technology soon to be in use.