Accused triple-murderer Erin Patterson remains behind bars after facing court over the deaths of three people who were allegedly served death cap mushrooms.
As heatwaves, bushfires and storms become more extreme there are fears the hot and dry summer could lead to a spike in heat-related hospitalisations and deaths.
Richmond star Tom Lynch will have a delayed start to pre-season as he recovers from a lingering foot injury, but is confident he will be ready for round one.
Brisbane Lions key defender Jack Payne has shown signs of improvement during a training session as he tries to prove his fitness for the AFL grand final.
Possible getaway cars are being examined by police investigating the shooting of a sleeping teen in his family home who is "extremely lucky" to have survived.
A magistrate has approved a truck driver's application to question school students on the seriousness of their injuries in court, as he fights 80 charges.
Tourists are being urged not to walk alone on Queensland's K'gari after a dingo bit a woman in the latest attack on the heritage-listed island.
Safety officers and police are investigating a workplace fall that claimed the life of a man working on Brisbane's cross-river rail project.
Former footballer and professional boxer Shane Tuck heard voices and had mental health concerns for years, an inquest into his death has been told.
Visitors to Queensland's K'gari are approaching dingoes to take selfies in a trend that has exasperated authorities after a recent attack on a woman jogger.
Queensland's K'gari has had more dingo attacks in the past two years than the previous decade, a mayor believes, after a pack of the animals injured a jogger.
An inquest is set to begin into the death of ex-Richmond footballer and professional boxer Shane Tuck, after he was found to have a brain condition.
Grandmother Clare Nowland has died after being tasered at a nursing home a week ago, with a police officer facing three criminal charges over the incident.
The 33-year-old NSW senior constable who tasered a great-grandmother has been suspended and a worker at the aged care facility has received a death threat.
NSW's police commissioner will not watch video of the tasering of a 95-year-old grandmother in a nursing home, as the elderly woman's condition worsens.
A NSW police officer has been taken off active duty after a 95-year-old woman suffering dementia and on a walking frame was tasered at a nursing home.
A 95-year-old woman with dementia who was tasered by officers in an aged care home has prompted advocacy groups to call for an inquiry.
Victoria could look at mandating seat belts on all buses in response to a crash in Melbourne's west that left several children with traumatic injuries.
The family of an Australian student who fell seriously ill after ingesting rat poison in Taiwan says his condition is improving.
An eight-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being attacked by a dog at a home in Rockhampton.
Action is needed to stop athletes taking the field when concussed, the widow of former footballer Danny Frawley has told a Senate inquiry.
Queensland's dangerous dog task force will consider tougher penalties for dog owners after a spate of attacks.
Several young children have been taken to hospital after being bitten by dogs in separate incidents in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.
A woman clawed at mud trying to break free as she was dragged into a Melbourne creek and nearly drowned by a man who repeatedly raped her.
Margalit Injury Lawyers has launched a class action against the AFL over on behalf of players who suffered concussion-related injuries over almost 40 years.
Ex-Western Bulldogs player Liam Picken has launched civil action against the club, the AFL and doctors over being sent out to play with cognitive impairments.
A new telehealth program helping rural people with aphasia is showing early signs of success, offering patients 50 hours of speech therapy from their own homes.
Thousands of AFL players could be eligible for up to $2 million each in concussion compensation as part of a landmark class action to be filed in Victoria.
A man and his dog have been attacked by a crocodile in Queensland's far north.
A primary school-aged girl has become Fraser Island's fifth jellyfish sting victim in a fortnight after three young girls and a boy were also hospitalised.
A review of 2.5 million head trauma patients shows rural people are more likely to suffer severe injuries in road crashes than their urban counterparts.