Triple zero caller pest charged by AFP

A pesky triple zero caller has been charged for allegedly making more than 1800 calls to the NSW emergency line two years ago, along with numerous calls to other states over the past three years.

Accused meth trafficker granted bail

A man charged under an investigation into an interstate meth-trafficking network didn't have anything to do with drugs but was used to find houses by a leading member of the syndicate, a court has heardQueensland's Crime and Corruption Commission alleges Ian Levy was dealing the drug and say he was...

Uncle jailed for savagely murdering niece

Derek Barrett has begun serving an almost 35-year jail term for brutally murdering his niece, whose naked body was found floating in the blowhole at Snapper Point on the NSW Central Coast.

Qld Police deputy commissioner stands down

Queensland police Deputy Commissioner Brett Pointing will officially depart the service next year but has taken leave and has stepped down after 40 years in the job.

Child abuse inquiry wants lasting changes

The child abuse royal commission wants quick and lasting action from governments and institutions to protect children but its most controversial calls for changes to centuries-old church laws appear destined for failure.