Sydney's Opal Tower is structurally sound overall, but has a number of design and construction defects that led to cracking, an independent report has found.
The Highlanders have pipped the Queensland Reds 36-31 as a gallant start to the Australian team's Super Rugby season came up short.
VenuesWest has been fined $90,000 over the death of a scaffolder who fell through a skylight in the roof of HBF Stadium in Perth.
A chastening two-day experience at the Queensland PGA has convinced former rugby league professional Ben Ikin to go back to being a social golfer.
The Victorian government has passed legislation to lift the bar for the state's corruption watchdog on when it can hold public hearings.
A Russian-born technology mogul will remain in jail in WA ahead of a US extradition hearing over an SMS scam after losing a bid to get bail.
Thousands of Victorians might have been exposed to a potentially-fatal bacteria by food at hospitals, aged care homes and council-run services.
A police officer has been given a good behaviour bond without conviction for kicking a handcuffed woman in a Ballarat police cell.
A court has awarded $180,000 to a Melbourne newspaper journalist who wasn't shown how to deal with the death and destruction linked to the job.
Spain's Alvaro Bautista set a lap record as he dominated practice for the opening round of the Superbike World Championship on Phillip Island.
Firefighters are battling three bushfires in Western Australia, including one blaze that damaged a home and destroyed four sheds.
A convicted killer has been found guilty of the stabbing murder of another man in a Sydney shop after a judge rejected a claim he acted in self-defence.