Staff at Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld pushed a stop button on a ride after two rafts had already collided, a Queensland inquest has been told.
US President Donald Trump is ordering the establishment of a sixth branch of the military to clear the way for American dominance of space.
US rapper XXXTentacion has died following a shooting in South Florida, the Broward County Sheriff's Office has confirmed.
German authorities have arrested current Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating.
Americans make up 4 per cent of the world's population but own about 46 per cent of the estimated 857 million weapons in civilian hands at the end of 2017, a survey shows.
NSW will wait until after Tuesday morning's training session before making a call on the final make up of their 17 for Sunday's crunch State of Origin clash.
Thousands gathered to remember comedian Eurydice Dixon on the Melbourne field where she was found after being raped and murdered, with hundreds of others across the nation joining them in solidarity.
Parents will face fines of up to $5000 if they fail to attend meetings about their child's school truancy, under new laws proposed in South Australia.
A driver has died after a two-vehicle smash in Tasmania's north.The man, believed to be in his 50s, became trapped after a car and truck collided on the Bass Highway near Deloraine, 50km west of Launceston, on Monday morning.
Google will invest $US550 million ($A740m) in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the US internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.