Qld calls probe into racehorse welfare
The Queensland government has ordered an urgent inquiry into the treatment of racehorses after the release of shocking footage taken at a local abattoir.
Two brothers and their mate who admitted bashing two footy fans outside a Melbourne hotel after an AFL game have been sentenced to jail.
A $60 million renewable energy plan that would see all council-owned properties powered by wind and solar has been introduced by Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore.
A doctor who injected a woman with ketamine in his Melbourne home and gave her takeaway doses has been reprimanded and told to go and get some education.
Federal and state agriculture ministers will urgently discuss animal welfare after footage emerged of cruelty towards retired racehorses at an abattoir.
Victoria’s chief commissioner says he will not stand down and did nothing wrong during the force’s use of criminal lawyer Nicola Gobbo as an informer.
BP Australia has stopped selling People and The Picture magazines at its petrol stations after complains about the sexualised content.
Independent MP Zali Steggal is preparing to table a petition signed by more than 400,000 people calling on federal parliament to declare a climate emergency.
The state government on Tuesday released the interview Curriculum Review headed by Professor Geoff Masters covering kindergarten to Year 12.
A Newspoll of 1634 voters has found almost two thirds are opposed to the return to Australia of IS women and children being held in refugee camps in Syria.
Owners of Sydney’s problem-plagued Mascot Towers will vote to approve a $1 million bill for urgent repair works.
Potentially 10 asylum seekers approved for medical transfer to Australia remain in a Papua New Guinea immigration detention facility.
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has dismissed concerns over press freedom, saying the government had the balance right and “no freedom is ever truly free”.
Claremont serial killings accused Bradley Robert Edwards will face a shorter but still lengthy trial after admitting rapes and other crimes against females.
Shepparton police have reassured the community is safe after a gang of masked offenders targeted JB Hi-Fi today, stealing $20,000 worth of stock. Shepparton police First Constable Matt Clowes described the incident as “confronting” and “brazen”...
A MALE is being airlifted to hospital after being cut free from his crashed car in Sturt St this evening. He had collided with a parked truck near intersection of Darling and Sturt streets. Emergency services including CFA, ambulance and police...
Seven teenagers have been charged following the theft of $20,000 worth of stock from JB Hi-Fi yesterday