A 14-year-old Islamic State supporter yelled abuse at Christian school students and flew the terrorist group's flag through western Sydney just two days before his family were targeted in sweeping counter-terrorism raids.
Tevita Kuridrani's breakout season is over after the barnstorming outside centre suffered an ankle injury against Ireland.
Australia have been hit with another injury scare with Steve Smith joining Michael Clarke in the casualty ward 10 days before the first Test against India.
A senior Melbourne ABC journalist has criticised cuts to the national broadcaster saying they had ignored "the elephant in the room" - the ABC's loss-making ABC News 24.
Three people were struck by lightning and almost 15,000 homes and businesses lost power across a wide area of Sydney when a fierce thunderstorm hit Sydney on Monday afternoon.
The death of Queensland's only local current affairs TV show will reduce scrutiny of state politics, according to a media expert.
Australians in remote areas are twice as likely to smoke daily, engage in risky drinking and use methamphetamines than those in cities, according to figures to be
Nick Kyrgios does not yet own a tour-level title, but won the most talked-about match of the Australian tennis year amid great global acclaim, and thus the 2014 Newcombe Medal for the nation's outstanding player.
Attendees at Glenelg's Gliderol Stadium on Monday, accustomed to seeing Indian pacemen who trouble with guile rather than speed, were shocked from that stereotype by the performance of a strongly built right-armer named Varun Aaron.