A Sydney woman who left her four-year-old son home alone to go to a nearby leagues club with her married lover has won the right to help care for her fiance's stepson.
Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel remains in a serious condition in hospital as police deflect suggestions the prison yard attack that nearly cost his life was a gangland hit.
Indigenous Australians will play a greater role in efforts to close the health and education gap.
Kalyn Ponga's game won't change with the No.6 on his back, with Newcastle coach Nathan Brown confident he'll get the same attacking dynamo at five-eighth.
Police have identified a woman whose body was found on a Sunshine Coast beach.
NASA'S longest-running rover on Mars, Opportunity, has been pronounced dead, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.
An 85-year-old woman has been indecently assaulted by a man who allegedly broke into her retirement home late at night in the NSW central west.
A man is behind bars after he allegedly bound, gagged and raped a woman he also stalked and secretly filmed from outside her home in northern NSW.
North Macedonia's defence minister, Radmila Sekerinska, says she's filled with pride as her country takes a seat at NATO's table for the first time.
A woman has been charged with lighting a fire that destroyed homes in northern NSW as residents continue to battle multiple erratic bushfires into the night.