An Australian man living in Texas has been shot dead while protecting his wife and two young children from intruders who broke into his home.
The 67-year-old father of a family found living in isolation in a cellar in the Netherlands has been detained, police say.
The air is hot and full of flies, it's the desert and the nearest decent town is a five-hour drive away but there are thousands of tourists here.
The first Indigenous woman elected to Queensland's parliament has encouraged all Queenslanders to take part in the 26 treaty consultation sessions to be held across the state.
Gusty thunderstorms and damaging winds have caused disruptions across southeast Queensland on Thursday afternoon.
Official talks of a treaty that could deliver better housing and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Queensland are under way.
Australians eager to work are telling employers to "come and get me", Jobs Minister Michaelia Cash insists, despite a slight dip in the number of people in the market.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton claims Australian war veterans want refugee medical evacuation laws scrapped.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has again ruled out extracting Australian women and children from Syria, despite Turkey admitting it cannot guarantee their safety.
Independent petrol sellers offered consistently lower fuel prices than their bigger rivals in 2018, the competition watchdog has found.