Protesters have disputed claims they are filling devices with glass and butane gas to harm authorities who remove them from Queensland roads and train tracks.
A teenager has died after being engulfed in a fireball when a van exploded in far north Queensland.
Toy maker Hasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot.It said on Tuesday that all packaging for new products will be mostly plastic free by the end of 2022.
Australia is speaking with Papua New Guinea about giving the nation financial support, but PNG's treasurer has hosed down reports his government wants a $1.5 billion loan.
Former high-profile NSW police detective Gary Jubelin has come under fire at an inquest into the disappearance of William Tyrrell over his questioning of an elderly neighbour during the investigation.
Protesters who use devices to lock themselves together and make it harder to be removed from Queensland roads and train tracks could soon face prison time and hefty fines.
Impatient Warriors boss Cameron George will consider termination talks with some of his under-performing players if he doesn't see more effort over the closing three weeks of the NRL regular season.
The trial of stood-down NRL player and accused rapist Jack de Belin has been scheduled for March next year.
Fresh off the record-breaking success of the Groundwater Country Music Festival in July, the Gold Coast is ready to feature in a triple-shot of music festivals before the end of 2019.
The nation's health ministers have ordered a review to consider making it compulsory for packaged foods and drinks to carry labels quantifying the amount of added sugar they contain.