Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission chairperson Alan MacSporran has resigned, saying his relationship with the watchdog's parliamentary oversight committee has "broken down irretrievably".
A stuntman filming an underground poker game scene for a hip-hop song was shot dead with a sawn-off firearm that should never have been on set, a Brisbane coroner has found.
Members of the Indigenous community and advocates have welcomed a historic deal transferring the Aboriginal flag to public use for the first time.
Australian consumers and businesses, already hit by the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, now face the risk of an interest rate rise by the Reserve Bank this year after a surprisingly strong set of inflation figures.
Nine-year-old Charlise Mutten was shot dead before her body was dumped in a barrel in bushland in the Blue Mountains.
Another 11 people have died with COVID-19 in Queensland as the state approaches the peak of the current wave with 9,546 new cases.
Shark attacks increased around the world in 2021 following three consecutive years of decline, though beach closures in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could be making the numbers seem more dramatic than they are.
Facebook's parent company Meta says it has created what it believes is among the fastest artificial intelligence supercomputers running today.
Alex de Minaur cut a forlorn and frustrated figure after making a familiar exit from the Australian Open, this time at the hands of emerging superstar Jannik Sinner.
Terrence Darrell Kelly remained impassive as he pleaded guilty to abducting Cleo Smith from her family's West Australian campsite, sparking a widespread search and attracting global attention.