A suspected arsonist who police say rammed a patrol car, forcing officers to open fire on him in Queensland's north, is now helping with their investigations.
Protesters who use devices known as the "Sleeping Dragon" or the "Dragon's Den" to attach themselves to Queensland roads and train tracks could soon be breaking the law.
Canterbury will have at least one dummy-half on their books for the next two years after re-signing Jeremy Marshall-King until the end of the 2021 season.
A bill to clean up the Great Barrier Reef by cutting down on fertiliser and sediment has passed in Queensland parliament.
Teachers must be given more support to better understand mental health issues among their students, former Labor prime minister Julia Gillard says.
A powerful suicide truck bombing outside a hospital in the capital of southern Zabul province has killed at least 20 and injured as many as 90 others, an Afghan official says.
Australia has enjoyed 28 years of continuous economic expansion, but it is often said the country needs the wake-up call of a recession to get much needed reforms done.
With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a "Spider-Man"-like device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect.
Melbourne Storm speedster Josh Addo-Carr has no fear about tackling much bigger opponents on and off the NRL field.
It is, without doubt, Australia's most enduring cold case and a mystery that may never be solved.