The search for flight MH370 has entered a new stage with searchers to send an "autonomous underwater vehicle" four kilometres underwater to look for the plane's wreckage on the sea floor.
A senior Salvation Army officer, whose husband, also an officer, sexually assaulted a young girl, later sent an accusatory Facebook message to a whistleblower, the royal commission into child-sex abuse has heard.
The high price of automotive spare parts has pushed a major insurance company to go into the business itself.
An acidic environment makes reef fish become attracted to the smell of their predators.
Australia's first suicide-safe house will be set up in the ACT if a nationwide appeal to be launched on Monday is successful.
Not since children took to playgrounds with yo-yos or digital pet Tamagotchis has there been a craze that has jumped the gender gap like the latest schoolyard fad: the Rainbow Loom.
Workplace drug testing is likely to become increasingly common as employers attempt to cut ''presenteeism'' and ensure safety, one of Australia's leading workplace drug experts says.
A Toorak accountant has been convicted of serious fraud in Western Australia after a six-year investigation by the Australian Crime Commission of tax schemes used by wealthy business and entertainment figures.
The number of young people facing long-term unemployment has tripled since the global financial crisis, according to a new analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics data.
A former diesel fitter turned conman who was prosecuted for spruiking a fake magnetic engine has now been made bankrupt for the second time in his long and chequered career.