A cargo ship made its way down the Queensland coast and through the Great Barrier Reef without its crew knowing how to use the bulk carrier's electronic navigation equipment.
Profit growth of major banks will be squeezed further by more repayment defaults, fierce competition, and slow credit growth, Fitch says.
A police negotiator's truck used for major incidents in NSW wasn't available during the Lindt Café siege as it still hadn't been repaired after being damaged three years earlier.
One passenger got more than they expected at the launch of the National Capital Rally on Friday morning.
Motorists sit through lengthy delays after crashes north and south of Brisbane.
Things to look out for this round: Recognition of our Indigenous stars, an SCG blockbuster 20 years in the making, Worsfold's 500th game and the Giants aim to break another hoodoo
Welcome to the new counterfeit goods market.
"Is there a doctor on board?": This is the question that boomed through loudspeakers on the Glen Waverly train at Heyington on Friday morning after a train driver called for help.
Canberra Raiders lock Shaun Fensom says coach Ricky Stuart made a "good call" to give him a week off.
Police have examined a dinghy and a yacht that Perth man Sean Mitchell boarded before his disappearance a week ago, as the land and river search for the 37-year-old continues.
The isolated island republic has updated its antiquated criminal code.
We're still no closer to finding out what Nine was sorry for. Was it then, the fact that Sixty Minutes didn't give Smith a chance to tell his side of the story? Well, SAY that! Tell us that was the reason for the apology.
The manager of Mal'z Deli in Scarborough is sitting on the roof of the shop and refusing to come down, in an effort to stop the building being bulldozed for high-rise apartments.
Another nine blocks were auctioned Thursday night, marking the early days of sales process that could take years.
Newbery won gold at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
Pair ran over possum and shared footage on Snapchat.
Why are so many AFL players having such an impact in their 30s? In Sydney, at least, there may be something in the water.
The sale of The Sunday Times and PerthNow website to rival Seven West Media is almost complete.
It was a fatal ambush at a busy Sydney shopping centre that took just five seconds to carry out.
Counter-terrorism police have arrested another man in connection with the so-called 'Tinnie Terror' group accused of plotting to take a boat to Indonesia to join Islamic State.
On May 14, five days after voters in the Philippines chose Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as their next president, two masked gunmen cruised the city of Davao's suburbs on a motorbike, looking for their kill.
Victoria have added some South Australian flavour at the top in a bid to snare their first win against arch-rivals SANFL since 2002 at Adelaide Oval on Saturday.
An Australian family who arrived in Scotland four years ago during a drive to attract people to live in rural areas, is now battling deportation under British immigration rules which changed after they arrived.
It seemed a whole city rallied when Heidi Pritchard's prized motorcycle was stolen.
Supreme Court hears claims alleged insider trading duo were lured by "irresistible" profits but may have come unstuck by being "lazy" or "slack".
Dozens of drivers challenging state over $140,000 in fines.
A Chinese advert for laundry detergent has been winning attention for all the wrong reasons.
Could the solution to China's urban gridlock be a flying bus?
Cop wants jury to know about CCTV footage of violent arrest.
A plane was diverted from landing on a runway at Melbourne Airport on Thursday after the tarmac lights switched off due to a "software glitch".
Workplace watchdog issues warning to big companies starting with the grocery giant.
Broad-based gains offset losses in miners and energy stocks, putting ASX on track for seventh week up.
Palaszczuk visits remote school she shut down for security reasons.
The Turnbull government intervened to excise references to Australia in a United Nations report on the risk of climate change to sites including the Great Barrier Reef in a move dubbed by one of the report's reviewer as "disgusting".
Carlton have sprung the selection shock of the year, including big men Matthew Kreuzer and Levi Casboult in their 25-man squad to face Geelong at Etihad Stadiun on Sunday.
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah?
This well-performed production captures the intelligence and black humour of the musical.
A Perth motorbike rider was sent home from Armadale Hospital after a crash, with injuries his mother says could have killed him.
So much for The Art of the Deal. The agreement by which the Republican Party will raise more than $US1 billion to fund Donald Trump's presidential campaign was hardly done before the candidate's surrogates were complaining that the party would undercut the New York mogul.
A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 21 years' jail for the stabbing murder of a Good Samaritan who tried to help a pregnant woman being assaulted.
Parishioners believed the Catholic hierarchy when they said a much-loved priest had retired. They were happy when he still played a part in their lives. Then, 11 years later, they learnt the truth.
After a worldwide controversy, a Swiss court has ruled students cannot refuse to shake their teacher's hand on religious grounds.
Kansas City is a big driver of the $1.5 billion Moly-Cop, which may be floated making it harder for the Whyalla steelworks to survive.
The finals system favours the African Group teams over the Australasian Group teams.
The Fremantle Dockers will be able to practice Ross Lyon's much-vaunted "anywhere, any time" motto after a sneak peak of the club's new Cockburn HQ revealed goalposts and boundaries would be able to move to mimic any ground in the competition.
Firefighters took more than two hours to free a woman who was trapped in her truck after crashing into a rail bridge in West Melbourne.
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Oil prices hit $US50 a barrel on Thursday for the first time in seven months, then bounced below that level and settled lower on the day as investors worried robust price gains could encourage more output and add to the global glut.
The list of Australia's richest 200 people has become even more of a family affair after a series of bitter court cases and carve-ups split the fortunes of some of the country's wealthiest dynasties.
Miner-turned-politician not fazed by fall down the BRW Rich List.