More than a fifth of disabled young people have been subjected to some form of restraint at school in the past year, new research shows.
Alex McKinnon will take over Newcastle's NRL recruitment after Troy Pezet accepted a resignation from the role.
More than 240 scientists have penned an open letter to the prime minister urging him to strengthen Australia's environment laws.
Corey Oates can notch up a decade of service at Brisbane after the winger agreed to a new three-year deal at the NRL club on Monday.
Paul Gallen has labelled his upcoming fight with Barry Hall "embarrassing", claiming the former AFL champion only wanted two minute rounds for the bout in Melbourne.
Australia's politicians have denounced Islamic State as evil and cautioned that the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi doesn't necessarily spell its end.
At age 19, Australia prop Payne Haas already understands what it takes to be the best thanks to his upbringing.
Scott Morrison has defended his absence at Uluru as traditional owners celebrated the end of climbing being allowed on the rock.
A shed housing almost 20,000 chickens has burst into flames in Victoria's northeast.
A teenage girl and a young man have died in a road crash that seriously injured another teen in Queensland's far north.