Social workers helping people in the homelessness, domestic violence, disability and mental health sectors are at risk of losing their jobs if federal funding is not extended.
Charities are being forced to engage cybersecurity experts to combat fraudulent claims for assistance with the Australian Red Cross having to fend off hundreds of bot-generated submissions for bushfire relief grants.
Record numbers of Year 6 students are reaching a proficient standard in science but the national report card still reads "must do better".
The remains of a teenager missing for two days have been found in the lions' enclosure at a safari park in Pakistan.
The boyfriend of missing Brisbane teenager Tiffany Taylor has called the man accused of her murder a maggot as he stepped from the witness box.
Police say they'll drop a domestic violence charge against Josh Reynolds at the NRL star's next court appearance.
He's now a convicted drug trafficker, but after an "extreme wake-up call" ex-Newcastle Knights NRL captain Jarrod Mullen wants to return to professional rugby league.
Jake Clifford will get another chance to press his claims for the North Queensland No.6 with halves rival Scott Drinkwater sidelined for the pre-season trial against Melbourne on Saturday.
Nostalgic drives past his former primary school are a sign Valentine Holmes is relishing his return home, with the North Queensland fullback confident such comforts will only help his transition back into the NRL.
Manly will look to their forward depth in the opening rounds of the NRL season with stars Jake Trbojevic and Addin Fonua-Blake to miss the first few weeks after undergoing shoulder surgery.