An ex-Hells Angels meth cook who masterminded the gangland shooting of a former bikie associate has been jailed for over 13 years.
Latrell Mitchell is not expected to attend a NSW State of Origin camp in Sydney on Friday as speculation builds over his NRL future.
Almost one year ago, Wests Tigers player Michael Chee Kam was caught up in the NRL's 'summer of hell' when arrested for assaulting a ride share driver in Bondi.
Psychiatric reports are still outstanding in relation to the man accused of Darwin's worst mass shooting, when four men were killed and a woman was injured within about 30 minutes.
Tremors have been recorded at the New Zealand volcano where 47 tourists were overwhelmed following a major eruption, as tall plumes of ash and steam puncture the sky over the Bay of Plenty.
One of Diana, Princess of Wales's most famous dresses has finally sold post-auction for STG264,000 ($A511,120).
Sydney residents need to brace themselves for "unprecedented losses" as the bushfires on the city's doorstep breach its suburbs later this summer, an ex-fire chief warns.
Rarely a leader in progressive social reform, Western Australia has become the second Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying.
Drought gripping almost 70 per cent of Queensland has prompted the body representing the state's local governments to call for unity on water security.
Lawyer X Nicola Gobbo denies ever breaching lawyer-client privilege during her years working as a police snitch, dishing the dirt on Melbourne's gangland figures.