Aussies waiting longer for aged care spots
Older Australians are waiting longer for residential aged care facilities, with new data released on Wednesday showing most waiting about five months.
The unmet demand for homelessness services in Australia is rising as more people face repeat periods of homelessness, new figures show.
The trial of a woman who fatally stabbed her boyfriend has heard from her mother, who says he had had violently attacked everyone in the room.
A Sydney man caught relieving himself on the Anzac Memorial, before verbally abusing police and telling them it was vomit, has been convicted and fined.
A Melbourne man has been in a coma in a Bangkok hospital for months after collapsing following a muay thai martial arts bout.
A National Disability Insurance Scheme user says she’s been left stranded at home after government changes barring using her insurance plan on transport costs.
Cancer conwoman Belle Gibson’s Melbourne home has been raided and items seized in an effort to recoup a $500,000 fine.
Scott Morrison is under pressure to sack cabinet member Bridget McKenzie amid accusations she used a $100 million sports grants program as a slush fund.
Two men have appeared in court charged with murdering fruiterer Paul Virgona on a Melbourne freeway, while another man has also been charged.
Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has issued a warning to the United Kingdom as it presses ahead with plans to break away from the European Union.
Olympic silver medallist Nathan Baggaley has been denied bail in a Brisbane court over an alleged plot to import more than half a tonne of cocaine.
Hundreds of mourners have farewelled Forest Fire Management firefighter Bill Slade, who died in Victoria’s East Gippsland bushfires.
A 31-year-old former Commonwealth Bank clerk accused of taking $2.4 million from a customer’s account may face extra charges, a Sydney court has been told.
A return of high temperatures and strong winds has NSW fire crews bracing for an increase in fire conditions.
Firefighters have been celebrated in their efforts to contain a bushfire in Euroa, which burnt about 350 ha and threatened the township.
A 33-year-old Shepparton man has been identified as the victim of Monday’s fatal collision in Arcadia. The man, originally from NSW, was involved in the collision at the intersection of Euroa-Shepparton Rd and Karramomus Rd about 11 am...
Hundreds of people are currently without power in Mooroopna, Ardmona, Tatura and surrounds.