MILDURA air passengers experienced an attack from a flying kangaroo this morning.
MORNINGTON Peninsula cattle producer Kevin Wyatt is convinced regional branding might work.
AN investigation into possible groundwater contamination is under way in southwest Victoria.
COMMUNITIES must work together to battle the ice scourge, Ken Lay has told an AFL East Gippsland forum.
A JOGGER missing in bushland near Bendigo sent two messages to friends before going missing.
A VICTORIAN Mayor has been called on to apologise for a remark during a council debate on gay marriage.
THE new Epping site for the Melbourne Wholesale Market will open on August 31 come hell or high water, the market authority says.
FARMERS have labelled a wild-deer culling program in the Alpine National Park a “waste of taxpayer funds”.
FORMER Murray Goulburn director Don Howard has quashed rumours he had switched to a rival milk processor.
- Debris find won't change MH370 search
- New Vic minister search narrows to three
- Myanmar pardons almost 7,000 prisoners
- Oiled Qld beaches to open before weekend
- Pell and bishop before abuse inquiry
- Polarised responses to Kimberley fracking
- Many property investors still keen to buy
- Roo downs plane in country Vic
- Melb Aquarium's stocktake goes swimmingly
A MELBOURNE-bound passenger plane has hit a kangaroo after it strayed on to a runway at the regional airport in Victoria’s northwest.
IT’S the debate that has divided Australia, evoking passionate feelings. Rita Panahi says it’s simplistic and senseless to say only a racist would boo Adam Goodes. Warwick Green says those continue to boo are providing a cloak for those who are bigots. Who’s right? VOTE NOW
EMBATTLED Speaker Bronwyn Bishop admits her helicopter trip to Geelong was “just ridiculous” as she apologises for her misuse of allowances and entitlements.
SYDNEY chief Andrew Ireland has labelled the Adam Goodes saga “a disgrace” and says he isn’t sure — or entirely certain — if the Swans champ will return. WATCH REPLAY
FORMER Fiat Chrysler boss Clyde Campbell has launched an aggressive defence to claims he misspent millions in company money.
A SHOPPING centre in suburban Melbourne will get a $500m redevelopment after the local council ordered an apartment tower design to be lopped.
GRAPHIC threats of rape, misogynistic abuse and homophobic slurs are increasingly being used to silence women in the cybersphere.
LEONARD Warwick, the 68-year-old accused of murdering four people during the Family Law Court terror campaign in the 1980s, appeared today in court, which was told what he said to police when they sensationally arrested him at the gym.
The jury in the trial was sensationally discharged on day two of the trial on Tuesday after opening arguments included allegations of a drug deal that went bad.
THE man who led the charge for Bronwyn Bishop’s scalp over a helicopter flight is not shy about cashing in his own parliamentary entitlements, taking his family on lavish taxpayer-funded holidays.
A drop of blood found at a crime scene over 30 years ago gave detectives the vital breakthrough which led to the arrest of alleged Family Court bomber Leonard Warwick yesterday
A TEENAGE girl prayed to Jehovah to put angels around her bed and stop her father from sexually assaulting her but no-one listened, she told the sex abuse royal commission.
UPDATE: Residents have reported buildings swaying as a 5.3 magnitude earthquake rocked Queensland today.
HIGH-RISES in the southeast were shaken by a 5.3 magnitude earthquake today but a seismologist warns it could be a “foreshock” to an even bigger event. FULL STORY | BUILDINGS SWAY | SOCIAL MEDIA REACTION
A FATHER who died with his two children in a horrific explosion warned a friend days before the tragedy that he was having a “rough time” but wasn’t going anywhere without his kids.
TWO girls allegedly attacked a female student and then turned on police officers at a southeast Queensland school’s parent-teacher night.
STATE Governor, Paul de Jersey has revealed what went on behind the scenes in the uncertain weeks after the January 31 state election - and the real reason for that “courtesy call”.
A MYSTERIOUS river monster captured on film is the most southerly sighting of a saltwater crocodile in Queensland, experts say.
SOCIAL media is in an uproar over comments by an Adelaide Hills baker criticising a local newspaper for “promoting gay and lesbians”.
LEGISLATION to ban 10 bikie gangs as organised crime groups has passed State Parliament as one Liberal crosses the floor and former Opposition leader Isobel Redmond speaks out against party position.
DRUG-DRIVING mother Leah Jane Lenarczyk has been jailed for seven months for hitting a young boy despite a judge’s verdict that the methamphetamine in her system did not cause the crash.
HARNESS racing has been cancelled at Globe Derby Park over a financial dispute between the sport’s controlling body and a racing club.
US OFFICIALS say there’s a “high degree of confidence” that debris washed up on Reunion Island is part of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The Pulse has this story, plus news, traffic and weather updates.
PREMIER Jay Weatherill says a change to eastern states time would put an end to jokes about SA being behind the time. TAKE OUR POLL
A WA pastor and former head of the WA Prison Fellowship Program is among eight men charged over a horrific child sex abuse ring — including the girl’s father.
THE wife of an MH370 victim is reportedly clinging to a “minute hope” passengers may have survived.
A SERIAL pedophile who indecently filmed more than 70 young children — using a GoPro or mobile phone — has been jailed for 16 years.
MIDWEEK rain — with the promise of more heavy falls in the next 48 hours — has prompted Avon Descent organisers to restore the white water race to its full length.
POLICE are confident they have discovered a trawler missing off the Pilbara coast for two weeks, but will not be able to confirm it until later this week.
DISGRACED ex-AFL star Ben Cousins was under the delusion that his parents and brother were being held hostage when he led police on a bizarre low-speed chase.
NICK McKim says he will be a fierce advocate for Tasmania’s interests as he takes the leap into Federal Parliament.
CLAIMS there are more foreign than Australian workers carrying out refurbishments to the Spirit of Tasmania have been denied by the Government.
A SERIAL abalone poacher has been jailed for two years and fined $180,000 for three raids on Tasmanian fisheries.
A LENAH Valley man remains in a critical condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital after coming off his bike.
THE Tasmanian Legal Aid Commission has been ordered to pay the cost of an appeal by convicted double-murderer Stephen Standage.
A GROWING number of Tasmanians will be unable to afford higher divorce fees, the Law Society of Tasmania says.
A SERIAL fraudster described as “worse than Belle Gibson”, has expressed an interest in working in remote Territory indigenous schools to promote mental health awareness.
Federal indigenous parliamentarian Nova Peris has spoken out about racism in Australian sport, saying she was called a “nigger” several times.
THE Elan Soho Suites in Darwin has sold for a stunning $57.1 million.
IT WAS destined for disaster from the get go — a black cormorant has had his lunch stolen by a hungry sea eagle at a popular Territory billabong.
A VETERAN television journalist and Aboriginal rights advocate has slammed the Federal Government’s Northern Territory intervention and labelled it “as sad as the Stolen Generation policy”.
MOTORISTS on a major Darwin arterial road could only watch on in amazement after a seemingly oblivious driver drove down the wrong side of the road.
A SHOCK change to Victoria’s planning laws means thousands of farmers may need a permit to keep operating.
SAPPHIRE (SA) Pty Ltd owner Brenton Strauss has quit the board of Laverton grain packer Grainpac.