Gold Coast may have a case to answer over claims they fielded an extra man during their 24-20 come-from-behind NRL win over Canberra.
A mayor on NSW's mid-north coast says bushfires ripping through the region are "horrifying and horrendous beasts" as authorities reveal a number of homes may have been lost.
Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says his side's NRL elimination final in Canberra holds no fears, but admitted some of his players were distracted by next week's game as the Sharks went down 36-22 to North Queensland on Sunday.
Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten has been charged with beating a woman during the taping of a reality show.
A man has been charged at a bedside hearing in a Sydney hospital with the murder of his mother.
A man made a pact with his wife to have sex with his teenage stepdaughter because the couple desperately wanted another child.
An elderly retired dentist has been accused of gassing and then indecently assaulting young girls who went to his Sydney practice more than 30 years ago.
Australian Rugby Union Chief Executive John O'Neill says his organisation will decide by August 15 whether it would express an interest in hosting the 2019 World Cup.
A New Zealand fishing company denies one of its ships failed to go to the aid of a burning trawler off the Canterbury coast.
Greg Norman escaped a police fine after being caught chatting on his mobile phone to his new wife Chris Evert while driving in England.
An Adelaide woman has admitted killing her five-year-old son by putting methadone in his cordial.
A British woman who suffered brain damage while on a detox diet has been awarded £810,000 ($NZ2.15 million) in damages from her nutritionist.
South Sydney coach Michael Maguire says he is unconcerned about Canterbury's wrestling techniques ahead of Saturday night's NRL grand final qualifier.
Australian national rugby league team coach Ricky Stuart has called for a rule to prevent players who break their club contracts from returning to the NRL for two years.
Police have warned about 15 men gathered at the site of a cancelled Islamic rally in Melbourne that trouble will not be tolerated.
East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has paid tribute to a 15-year-old "hero" who alerted soldiers to rebel leader Alfredo Reinado on the day he was shot.
He didn't quit and he wasn't sacked, yet after ten years at the helm, Tim Sheens will no longer be the coach of Wests Tigers.
Sonny Bill Williams has snubbed court proceedings against him, just hours before he is scheduled to play his first match in France.
Veteran radio host Alan Jones has sparked outrage by telling Young Liberals that Prime Minister Julia Gillard's father "died of shame".