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Orangutan granted 'personhood' now in US

A 33-year-old orangutan granted legal "personhood" by a judge in Argentina is settling into her new surroundings at the Center for Great Apes in the US.

SBW's starpower already felt in Toronto

They paid an estimated $10 million to sign cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams for two years and the announcement was so stunning it crashed the Toronto Wolfpack website.

Report finds NT children failed by govts

Children in the Northern Territory are four times more likely than the rest of the nation to have contact with the child protection system, a Productivity Commission report has found.

Abbott lauded as 'servant of our nation'

Tony Abbott has been lauded as "a servant of our nation" and political warrior who lived his life for others at a Sydney tribute dinner attended by some of the biggest names in Australian politics.

Facebook reveals celeb scam report tool

Australians can now report fake ads they see on Facebook after scammers used unauthorised images of celebrities like Nicole Kidman and Karl Stefanovic.

Eels snatch Matterson from Tigers

Parramatta have confirmed the signing of one of the NRL's hottest properties in Wests Tigers forward Ryan Matterson on a three-year deal.

Tweak to NT cashless welfare card trial

The social services minister's powers to decide how much money is put on cashless welfare cards for Northern Territory recipients needs to be clearer, a government-dominated Senate committee says.

Segeyaro confident of slashing drug ban

With his NRL career in limbo, James Segeyaro has emerged from a near four-hour ASADA interview confident he can "vastly reduce" a possible four-year ban despite testing positive to a banned substance.
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