An employee has opened fire at one of the largest breweries in the US, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police say.
A doctor of Asian appearance at a Victorian hospital was told by parents to stay away from a child amid fears of the coronavirus, while other staff and patients have reported discrimination.
An Adelaide man who killed his wheelchair-bound wife by pushing her into a pond in an "evil and despicable act" has been jailed for at least 25 years.
Australia is facing a very average autumn - a piece of welcome news after a horror summer that reduced swathes of the country to ashes.
NRL star Josh Reynolds has described his relief after police said they will drop a domestic violence charge against him with the player saying it's been one of the most "tumultuous and difficult" periods in his life.
Social workers helping people in the homelessness, domestic violence, disability and mental health sectors are at risk of losing their jobs if federal funding is not extended.
Charities are being forced to engage cybersecurity experts to combat fraudulent claims for assistance with the Australian Red Cross having to fend off hundreds of bot-generated submissions for bushfire relief grants.
The boyfriend of missing Brisbane teenager Tiffany Taylor has called the man accused of her murder a maggot as he stepped from the witness box.
Police say they'll drop a domestic violence charge against Josh Reynolds at the NRL star's next court appearance.
He's now a convicted drug trafficker, but after an "extreme wake-up call" ex-Newcastle Knights NRL captain Jarrod Mullen wants to return to professional rugby league.