Bali Nine heroin smuggler Renae Lawrence has landed in her hometown of Newcastle after spending 13 years in jail in Indonesia.
UPDATED | A South Australian doctor and cave diving expert has played a critical role in the precarious mission to save a young Thai soccer team from their prison cave.
Queensland Liberal National Party leader Tim Nicholls has blamed the effect of a 27-day state election campaign for a slip of the tongue in which he almost urged voters to support One Nation at tomorrow’s poll – a gaffe eerily echoing South Australian Liberal leader Steven Marshall’s infamous election-eve appeal to “Vote Labor”.
Pauline Hanson has blamed incompetent office workers for One Nation’s breaches of electoral laws in Queensland.
US police say they have charged the father of retired Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis with molesting two children he was coaching, and want to hear from any other alleged victims.
Australia is mourning the loss of its most prominent indigenous musician, Dr G Yunupingu, whose exquisite, ethereal voice propelled him onto the world stage.