If Sam Burgess wasn't nervous ahead of the Rugby League World Cup opener against Australia, he should be.
Residents are leaving properties at Lowmead and Baffle Creek as floodwaters begin to rise in parts of central Queensland due to major rainfall.
Single-use plastic bags commonly found at supermarket checkouts will be banned in Victoria from 2018, with retailers cautiously backing the move.
The sister of one of six fishermen missing off Queensland's coast is clinging to the hope their diving experience might have saved them.
Domino's Australia has blamed a system "issue" of a former supplier for the leak of customer personal information, which has left pizza lovers spammed with dodgy emails.
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has won his High Court bid to overturn Tasmania's anti-protest laws in a "landmark" decision for free speech.
Former Sherbet frontman and The Horses singer Daryl Braithwaite is the latest Australian star to be inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.
A drunk-driver has run down a teenager as she rode her bike across a pedestrian crossing north of Brisbane, police say.
The yes vote is prevailing in the same-sex marriage postal survey, much to the delight of Malcolm Turnbull.
New Zealand half Te Maire Martin will likely go ducking for cover if North Queensland teammate Jason Taumalolo runs it straight at him in a Tonga jumper.