A man has died after his car collided with another vehicle on NSW's mid-north coast while a pedestrian was fatally struck by a tow truck in the state's north.
A depressed woman who smothered her baby daughter and threw the body into a Melbourne creek could avoid jail for the crime.
Melbourne have handed Cooper Cronk the chance to go out a premiership hero after advancing to the NRL grand final with 30-0 demolition of Brisbane.
A Hobart DJ accused of headbutting Tony Abbott says his drunken attack was inspired by a personal hatred for the former prime minister and had nothing to do with same-sex marriage.
Firefighters are bracing for scorching conditions across NSW as residents are warned to watch out for snakes and swim between the flags.
The shooting death of a 5.2 metre crocodile has created a void in a central Queensland river that could result in younger males becoming more aggressive as they battle for dominance, wildlife officers say.
As temperatures soar around the state, NSW residents are being warned to keep an eye out for slithery behaviour.
Russell Brand has said his drug addiction is "still echoing around in my mad mind".
They are the NRL's version of the walking dead, but the truth is North Queensland rose back to life long before this year's wretched run with injuries.
Victoria will spend an extra $500,000 on mental health services for LGBTI people after an increase in the number of those seeking help since the same-sex marriage survey begun.