A man was a financial burden to his family, but his wife of 30 years paid the ultimate price - when he bashed her repeatedly on the head with a hammer before strangling her to death, their son says.
Hundreds of NSW police officers will descend on the area where three-year-old William Tyrrell disappeared seven years ago to conduct "high intensity" searches following new evidence.
South Australia will scale back quarantine requirements and no longer enforce statewide COVID-19 lockdowns from next week.
Business groups have welcomed a NSW government plan to roll back a special protection for frontline workers who test positive for COVID-19.
With his one-year-old son in his arms, surf lifesaving superstar Ali Day has added another chapter to his own legend by winning a seventh Coolangatta Gold on Sunday.
Women are more likely to hurry past a construction site, fearful of unwanted attention, than they are to look for a job there.
United Nations climate talks in Scotland have ended with a global agreement that aimed at least to keep alive hopes of capping global warming at 1.5C, and so maintain some chance of saving the world from catastrophic climate change.
After almost a century of advocacy, a "jewel in the crown" of Australia's natural beauty - home to rare plants and animals, stunning rock formations and lush forest - has been protected by the NSW government.
NSW reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time in almost three months, while health authorities encouraged people to get booster shots and increase their immunity.
A Sydney man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shoving a woman before dousing her in fuel and trying to set her alight.