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Community mourns young woman's beach death

An outpouring of grief and outrage has followed the discovery of a young woman's body on a deserted north Queensland beach as detectives continue to hunt for the person responsible for her death.

NRL investigating alleged racist comment

The NRL is investigating an alleged racist comment made by a worker in an NRL polo shirt during Saturday's Test between the Kangaroos and Tonga in Auckland.

Australia set for worst harvest in 10 yrs

October showers have brought some relief to farmers, but it's far too late for much of Australia's drought-ravaged cropping country, with rural analysts predicting the worst winter harvest in 10 years.

Bronco Nikorima hopes Bennett will return

Brisbane halfback Kodi Nikorima insists Wayne Bennett's no busted flush and maintains the seven-time premiership-winning coach still has what it takes to lead the Broncos.