Man remains missing in surf off NSW coast

A Sydney family is mourning after two men drowned at a "treacherous" NSW beach, while a search for a third man swept out by the current is expected to be called off.

Dementia trials on humans in Queensland

Australian dementia sufferers could have their memories restored if a Queensland trial of a breakthrough ultrasound technique proves successful in humans.

Nationals MP Broad won't contest election

Federal MP Andrew Broad won't recontest the next election after he travelled to Hong Kong and dined with a younger woman he met online, charging taxpayers for the domestic leg of the trip.

Canadian jailed for cocaine importation

For about 50 days, Andre Tamine cruised the seas on a multi-country trip bound for Australia while in his cabin sat a clandestine haul worth millions.

More tax cuts not ruled out by Treasurer

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hasn't ruled out further tax cuts before the next election after it was revealed the federal government has billions of dollars up its sleeve.