Labor hits out at Hobart city deal

An Antarctic research precinct could be built in Hobart as part of a federal government City Deal criticised by Labor as nothing more than a 'to-do' list.

Teen leads police to house of horrors

A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children...

Prankster charged over Qld bridge jump

A YouTube prankster who made headlines in December when he jumped from a balcony into the Bondi Icebergs pool is due to face court after making a risky leap from Brisbane's Goodwill Bridge.

LNP's Mander under fire over Qld gun laws

Queensland Police Minister Mark Ryan has attacked Deputy Opposition Leader Tim Mander after a video surfaced of the then LNP police spokesman saying he was "open" to weaker gun laws.

Sneeze blows hole in man's throat

A British man has blown a hole in his throat after trying to hold in a sneeze, with doctors saying his grim story should act as a warning to others.

NSW premier apologises for train chaos

The NSW premier has apologised to passengers caught up in last week's Sydney train chaos and admitted more should have been done ahead of time to prevent the system meltdown.

NBN tradie busted stealing naked photos

A Sydney technician who stole explicit photos off multiple women's phones while connecting their homes to the NBN has been spared time behind bars.

Woman admits cruelty by kicking dog

A young woman has been banned from buying a dog for two years after she pleaded guilty to repeatedly kicking a dog and sharing a video of the attack on social media.