North Korea's top diplomat says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is a "diehard toxin" who only complicates denuclearisation talks and North Korea is ready for both dialogue and stand-off.
An extraordinary wet season and global economic jitters have helped wipe more than two-thirds from the Reef Casino Trust's first-half profit, though the result was slightly better than forecast at the Cairns-based complex.
A national plan to provide better mental health support for veterans will be delivered by the end of 2020.
Only urgent surgeries are going ahead at one of Queensland's busiest hospitals after sterilisation equipment "malfunctioned".
A teenager has died after crashing his ute into a concrete drain in the Queensland city of Mackay.
Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer is being remembered as a "big Australian" with big passion and a big vision for his country.
Fox Studios Australia has warned the Sydney Football Stadium redevelopment could have "significant economic consequences" for the film industry and disrupt the production of a major Marvel film.
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has accused non-governmental organisations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires rages through social media.
Catholic Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli believes convicted pedophile Cardinal George Pell when he protests his innocence, and wonders if the sole living victim got the name of his abuser wrong.
The rate of people being admitted to hospital for dementia has dropped by almost a quarter in the past decade.