Australia must use its research muscle to help stop the spread of a mysterious flesh-eating disease, the academic tasked with a multi-million project into its transmission in the southeast says.
Car maker Ford has been fined $10 million after it wasted the time and money of thousands of customers who bought vehicles with faulty gear boxes.
A high-speed rail link between Geelong and Melbourne is being considered by the Victorian government, with $50 million set aside in next month's budget to examine a rail pathway to Melbourne Airport.
Newcastle, Parramatta and Wests Tigers will join North Queensland, Brisbane and Gold Coast in the NRL's new elite touch football premiership.
Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame more than a decade after his shock death.
The US police officer charged with the murder of Australian life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond appears set to claim self defence and plead not guilty.
The widow of maverick car maker John DeLorean alleges a Texas company has illegally received money from the Back to the Future movies that used his iconic car.
A woman is fighting for her life after she fell from a waterfall in far north Queensland.
Former US President George H.W. Bush has been moved from an intensive care unit at Houston Methodist Hospital to a regular patient room as he recovers from an infection that spread to his blood, a spokesman says.
The Warriors will take some lessons out of their crushing defeat by NRL champions Melbourne, according to coach Stephen Kearney.