The Townsville Crocodiles have a great chance of knocking the top-seeded New Zealand Breakers out of the NBL finals after an upset 99-82 first semi-final victory in Auckland.
A football fan threw a single punch at another spectator, described as a "mountain of a man", who fell and fatally hit his head on a concrete floor, a Melbourne court has heard.
An 11-year-old severely autistic boy fatally struck by a train in Sydney's south after running away from his carer has been described as a "beautiful angel".
A state of natural disaster has been declared for flood-stricken western Fiji with more stormy weather predicted.
More severe thunderstorms bringing damaging winds and heavy rain are forecast to hit parts of Queensland already cleaning up after wild weather overnight.
Justin Langer has been confirmed as the head coach of the Australian cricket team, taking over from Darren Lehmann, who resigned after the ball-tampering scandal.
Outlaw bikie members across NSW should be "looking over their shoulder" after a local chapter of the Lone Wolf gang was shut down by authorities, police say.
Tawera Kerr-Barlow is looking to put his seal on the Chiefs No.9 jersey after missing all of the last Super Rugby season to recover from a serious knee injury.
Jessica Mauboy has qualified to represent Australia at the Grand Final of the Eurovision song contest.
Police have launched a major task force to combat a spate of ram raids and sledgehammer attacks on businesses in southeast Queensland.
A Queensland man extradited to NSW, who is charged with robbing two men he met through online dating ads, will remain in custody after facing court.
Border Force officers have teamed up with state police to hunt 50 people in hiding after overstaying visas they were given to attend the Commonwealth Games.
Today's transtasman ODI series finale could pit legspinner against legspinner, after New Zealand added Ish Sodhi to their squad.
A new Australian study of career couples has found stress caused in the workplace was being transferred from one partner to another at home.
Melbourne equalled their best start to a NRL season when they overcame Canterbury 12-6 on Saturday night in a hard-fought battle at AAMI Park.
Life after Trent Hodkinson could not have started better for Queensland hopeful Moses Mbye, says Bulldogs captain James Graham.
A South Australian judge has given Jason Alexander Downie 35 years in jail for the merciless slaughter of a teenage girl and her parents, saying the crime was made more chilling by the young man's ordinariness.