Tropical Cyclone Owen is expected to U-turn away from the Northern Territory coast before gathering force and striking Queensland but that's taking longer than expected leaving residents with a nervous wait.
Taxpayer money could go towards upgrading existing coal-fired power plants under the federal government's plan to reduce electricity bills.
A week after being dumped by Brisbane, ex-Broncos assistant Jason Demetriou has reunited with Wayne Bennett as part of South Sydney's new-look support staff for 2019.
Even Matt Lodge thinks his Emerging NSW squad selection is a "big call", admitting he will forever be tainted by his 2015 New York rampage.
A "master deceiver" who shot a man dead in NSW's Illawarra region to cover up his lies about a nonexistent cannabis haul has been jailed for at least 24 years.
THE YEAR IN WORDS: 2018In a year when a prime minister got rolled and the extraordinary mismanagement of the big four banks was exposed, a number of memorable quotes emerged.
Australia's new anti-corruption watchdog will have "teeth" to investigate criminal behaviour from MPs, federal police and public servants.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia needs a dedicated new law that makes religious discrimination illegal, in order to protect freedom.
School officials have taken steps to support a US primary student who reportedly has been bullied for the past two years because his last name is Trump.
"This has been a long and challenging day, but at the end of it I'm pleased to have received the backing of my colleagues in tonight's ballot.