Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of millions of people's personal Facebook data by the social media giant and by political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica.
It was a bittersweet homecoming for the Tathra locals whose houses were spared in the fire that ravaged the small NSW coastal town.
Birthday boy Jack Bird looked to have got his wish after being named in a Brisbane squad for the first time ahead of Friday night's NRL clash with Wests Tigers.
Pauline Hanson has finally declared $30,000 worth of free flights as a gift but an investigation is still ongoing into the use of her staffer's light plane.
The Senate has urged the government to scrap the GST on tampons and sanitary pads, with one crossbencher labelling the tax "demeaning to women".
Melbourne Storm are confident of getting a healthy crowd for their grand final rematch at AAMI Park despite an NRL scheduling bungle that sees it go head-to-head with the AFL season-opener next door.
Myer is set to unveil a first-half profit plunge of at least 35 per cent as it battles falling sales and a push by its biggest shareholder to overthrow the board.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's move to introduce a waste levy to stop NSW dumpers trucking rubbish across the border has been branded a "filthy rotten tax" by the opposition.
Crocodile skulls were among the items seized by police during raids that cracked a far north Queensland drug syndicate trafficking cocaine, cannabis and MDMA worth more than $100,000.
Insurance claims across Darwin from Cyclone Marcus have climbed to more than 1800, the Insurance Council of Australia says.