Man, 62, dies after hitting tree in Sydney

A man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Sydney's southwest.The 62-year-old was driving on Whitticase Lane in Wilton just after 3pm on Thursday when it's believed he lost control of his ute, veering off the road and through a paddock before crashing into a tree.

Cowboys' Morgan unhappy with NRL return

North Queensland five-eighth Michael Morgan says playing his first match of the NRL season is no excuse for a below-par performance in his team's disappointing loss to Melbourne.

Cut the lights for animals this Earth Hour

Home might not be among the gum trees for Australia's koalas if temperatures keep rising, so people are being urged to play their part and switch off lights for Earth Hour.

AFL round-one preview panel

PREVIEW OF AFL ROUND-ONE MATCHES (ALL TIMES AEDT):Friday, March 23:Essendon v Adelaide at Etihad Stadium, 7:50pmHead to Head: Bombers 18 Crows 19Last clash: Round 21, 2017 - Crows 18.15 (123) bt Bombers 12.8 (80) at Etihad StadiumTab Sportsbet odds: Bombers $2.05 Crows $1.78William Hill: Bombers $2.00 Crows $1.82The Crows carry...

Qld MP reveals his dark days with PTSD

A first time Queensland MP has opened up about his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving as a soldier in Afghanistan.

Australians 'naive' to online manipulation

Australians may be accustomed to living their lives online but experts say the Facebook data-mining scandal shows we need to be more cautious about targeted political content based on psychological profiling.

Texas serial bomber made video confession

The serial bomber whose deadly attacks terrorised Austin, Texas, for weeks left a 25-minute video "confession" on a mobile phone found after he blew himself up as officers closed in to make an arrest, police say.