The semifinals There are just two games remaining until the Cricket World Cup final at the MCG on Sunday. AAP and the Otago Daily Times break down the semifinal match-ups. NEW ZEALAND v SOUTH AFRICA Auckland, today, 2pmLive on Sky Sport 3 and Prime
New Zealand businessman Chris Liddell has been promoted to a top role in US President Donald Trump's White House.
Margaret Whitlam, the wife of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and a revered Australian public figure, has died aged 92.
Johnathan Thurston has stolen a desperately needed win for North Queensland in a golden point thriller against Melbourne.
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have been warmly welcomed to Brisbane at the start of their tour, which includes the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
A former volunteer firefighter has become Victoria's worst killer after being found guilty of starting a Black Saturday bushfire that killed 10 people.
Coach Brad Thorn has slammed the door shut on Quade Cooper, despite admitting the Reds lack inspiration following Saturday night's drubbing in Sydney.
A Brisbane man has been released on bail after appearing in court on child pornography charges.
A Melbourne man who used Twitter to threaten to kill police and urge Islamic State to behead captives will be sentenced tyoday.
Crowd control measures, bag checks and new vehicle blockers will be part of the extra security planned for Sydney's Anzac Day commemorations.
Gold Coast prop Luke Douglas will be free to play this weekend despite being the only player charged by the NRL match review committee.
Floodwaters are receding across much of NSW but about 2000 people who remain isolated might have to stay put for days to come.
Signage in a number of languages is needed at a popular tourist spot near Sydney to warn visitors about the dangers of approaching the kangaroos, an MP says.
A man murdered another man on a hotel dance floor by stabbing him in the chest, then hid the knife and returned to dance with a girl, a Brisbane court has been told.
All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw will miss the Crusaders' clash with Super Rugby leaders the Hurricanes on Saturday after being knocked out in the win over the Blues.
A Queensland police officer who fatally punched his infant son with such force it pulped his liver has been sentenced to nine years' jail.
The Force have extended the woes of Super Rugby champions Queensland, thrashing the Reds 45-19 in Perth on Saturday and condemning them to a third straight loss.
The Anzac test has been postponed for the first time ever in Australia after torrential rain hit Brisbane ahead of tonight's trans-Tasman clash.