A judge has slammed a woman who tried to extort $1000 from the distraught parents of a dying 11-month-old girl, saying she can’t think of a worse case of blackmail.
Gela Newitt defrauded aged-care home residents of $600,000 and she has been jailed for 10 months. This is how she took their money.
An asylum-seeker family that had settled in central Queensland will remain in detention on Christmas Island will remain there until at least February ahead of a Federal Court trial.
A learner driver who had more than 30 alcoholic drinks before getting behind the wheel has pleaded guilty to killing his 12-year-old son.
A Tamil family fighting deportation has been told to get used to detention on Christmas Island ahead of a Federal Court trial over their future.
VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says he's sorry for the way the force enforced historical laws which criminalised homosexuality.
A gay AFP officer who was unable to secure a work transfer to the same city as her partner has lost her discrimination claim against the force.
A 19-month-old boy has died after consuming his mother's liquid nicotine, in a tragedy attributed to a "momentary lapse of vigilance" by a coroner.
Melbourne mosque attackers 'reject ISIS'
DALBY police want to speak to a man and woman over a theft at Woolworths.