Helen Howell is planning to pitch a tent outside her mother's house in Launceston if she can't find a place to live in the next month.
The nephew of slain gangland figure Mahmoud "Brownie" Ahmad has been shot dead at his western Sydney home in the city's second deadly gangland shooting this week.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his leadership style will be more empathetic if re-elected, as he seeks to woo voters put off by his self-described 'bulldozer manner' in the final week of election campaigning.
Australian children are being urged to get off their devices and back on to sporting fields as the country emerges from a period marked by pandemic lockdowns and other heavy COVID-19 restrictions.
In this social media age, where risky behaviour can be broadcast widely online, the number of Aussie teens drinking underage has dropped drastically.
Serial swindler Peter Foster brought out the big guns - Karl Stefanovic, 60 Minutes and the ABC's Media Watch - before being granted bail in a Queensland court.
Craig Bellamy has pulled a surprise by opting for rookie Tyran Wishart at fullback for Melbourne's blockbuster NRL Magic Round clash with Penrith on Saturday night.
Scott Morrison is seeking to neutralise Labor's attack on his character, admitting he can "be a bit of a bulldozer" and needs to change.
Scientists have provided the first look at what they called the "gentle giant" lurking at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, unveiling an image of a supermassive black hole that devours any matter wandering within its gargantuan gravitational pull.
Nearly 150,000 fans are expected to pass through the gates across the next three days as the NRL's Magic Round returns to Suncorp Stadium.