A 36-year-old woman accused of manslaughter following the death of a 15-year-old boy after allegedly ingesting a prescription opioid has been denied bail.
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A former managing director of The Star Sydney will resume his testimony at a gaming inquiry into whether the venue should be stripped of its casino licence.
Attracting clients with zero fees and rewards programs, Plutus Payroll allegedly hired drug addicts as straw directors as a front for a $105 million tax fraud
A Myanmar court has found deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of corruption and sentenced her to five years in prison, a source says.
Melbourne NRL forward Tui Kamikamica's assault charge has been dismissed in Brisbane Magistrates Court after the prosecution offered no evidence.
A reward for information about the 1997 disappearance of NSW woman Marion Barter has been increased to $500,000.
One of the witnesses testifying for Ben Roberts-Smith in his defamation case has appeared before court accused of attacking a police officer.
Queensland Police procedures were "inadequate" and officers were not properly briefed before a violent offender was shot at a hospital, a coroner says.
A trial over the alleged $105 million Plutus Payroll conspiracy has commenced with a jury hearing the scheme was described as the "Ben Hur" of tax fraud.
Former West Australian Liberals leader and state treasurer Troy Buswell has received a suspended jail term after admitting repeatedly assaulting his ex-wife.
Teenage Indonesian fishermen jailed in Australia as adults for people smuggling offences have cleared their names.
Ben Roberts-Smith's former patrol commander denies he is giving false evidence in court to counteract flaws in his story about key allegations in Afghanistan.
A Queensland man has been arrested after allegedly threatening four people, including a 15-year-old girl, with a knife in Bundaberg.
Westpac has been fined $113 million by the Federal Court for a series of compliance failures that included charging advice fees to thousands of dead customers.
A man who intimidated NSW minister David Elliott while following and filming their conversation about the legality of COVID-19 lockdowns has avoided conviction.
Queensland Corrective Services have come under fire after a repeat sex offender had his 10-year supervision order cancelled and was indefinitely jailed.
A doctor accused of multiple counts of rape against three women, two of whom he met on a religious dating site, has been denied bail in a Brisbane court.
Travel booking company Trivago has been fined $44.7 million after a Federal Court judge found it intentionally misled consumers about hotel room rates.
A former SAS soldier has told a Federal Court trial he never colluded with his friend Ben Roberts-Smith and other soldiers over crucial evidence in the case.
A former child care worker has been found not guilty of manslaughter after a toddler died when he was left for hours on a hot minibus in Queensland.
A former SAS soldier has told a Federal Court trial he never colluded with Ben Roberts-Smith in order to lie about alleged war crimes of murder in Afghanistan.
Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a Queensland man was doused in accelerant and set alight.
A Gold Coast cosmetic surgeon and his wife have been ordered to pay more than $450,000 in damages after posting a fake review about a competitor.
A man accused of murdering his housemate in North Gosford travelled to Sydney to buy heroin a few hours after the stabbing, a jury has heard.
A Queensland man traumatised by a home invasion choked and kicked his partner so hard she suffered a spine fracture after a night of drinking.
Ben Roberts-Smith's former patrol commander has described as a witch hunt the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force's probe into Afghanistan.
Archived charges against former underworld fugitive Graham Gene Potter have been released by a court months after his arrest in Queensland.
Former reality TV contestant Suzi Taylor has lodged an appeal after being convicted last year of assaulting a furniture removalist in a Brisbane hotel lobby.
A South Australian coroner has ruled that the killings of two children in 2016 by their mother's partner were preventable if authorities had intervened earlier.
Break-ins, burglaries, shop and car thefts, joy rides, arson and property damage in Queensland are rising amid a controversial youth crime crackdown.
Labor has dismissed a Greens party poll which shows federal MP Terri Butler could be ousted from her inner Brisbane seat of Griffith.