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West Coast dominates WA Derby to wrap up Saturday's play

ABC News: Top Stories - 10 hours 43 min ago

West Coast thumps Fremantle in the WA Derby after North Melbourne, Port Adelaide, Carlton and St Kilda scored wins. Look back at Saturday's play in our AFL ScoreCentre.

Police charge 68yo man with murder over woman's stabbing death

ABC News: Top Stories - 12 hours 53 min ago

A man is due to front court on Monday charged with murder over the stabbing death of a 68-year-old woman at a house in Stafford Heights, north of Brisbane.

Woman killed in stabbing at Brisbane house

ABC News: Top Stories - 12 hours 53 min ago

A woman in her 60s is dead after a stabbing at a house on Brisbane's northside and her husband is assisting police with their inquiries.

Meet the women staying on to work the land on their own

ABC News: Top Stories - 17 hours 54 min ago

Life in the outback can be challenging, but the close-knit communities have a powerful draw, as three western Queensland women discovered following life-changing tragedies.

Injured Roberts set to miss Origin I selection for Blues

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 20:24

Brisbane Broncos centre James Roberts may miss up to four weeks with an ankle injury, stifling his hopes of being picked for New South Wales in Game One of this year's State of Origin series.

How a young pilot kept his cool when his landing gear failed

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 19:46

With only 285 flying hours behind him, Zac Cox pulled off an emergency landing without the front wheel of his light aircraft, later being told that his textbook descent had basically validated his commercial pilot's licence.

Injured Roberts set to miss Origin I selection for Blues

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 19:26

Brisbane Broncos centre James Roberts may miss up to four weeks with an ankle injury, stifling his hopes of being picked for New South Wales in Game One of this year's State of Origin series.

Airlines warn 457 visa scrapping could threaten regional routes

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 17:48

The Federal Government is warned by regional aviation operators that scrapping the 457 visa could spell the end for some air services and tear apart communities.

Eels beat Cowboys in Townsville, Sea Eagles thrash Rabbitohs

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 17:43

The Cowboys miss Johnathan Thurston in their 26-6 loss to the Eels, while the Sea Eagles embarrass the Rabbitohs with a 46-8 victory. Look at the stats and moments that mattered in our ScoreCentre.

NRL live: Cowboys host Eels after Sea Eagles thrash Rabbitohs

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 17:43

Round nine action continues in Townsville for the Cowboys and Eels after the Sea Eagles embarrassed the Rabbitohs with a 46-8 victory. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary in our ScoreCentre.

Boy found safe after being taken from Brisbane hospital

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 17:24

A sick four-year-old boy, taken by his parents from a Brisbane hospital, is located safe and well after a major police search across Queensland and New South Wales.

Possum killer 'a danger to the community' but avoids jail again

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 15:39

A Brisbane teenager who tortured a possum and posted a video of his actions on Snapchat is given another suspended sentence after breaching probation on the animal cruelty charges.

Westpac's new climate change policy is bad news for Adani

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 13:42

One of the big four banks is labelled "a pack of wimps" over its new climate change policy, which prohibits financing low-quality coal projects such as Adani's planned Carmichael mine in north Queensland.

Desperate search for boy continues with father on the run

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 13:05

Police continue to search for a boy who requires urgent medical attention, after his anti-vaccination parents took him from a Brisbane hospital while doctors had walked into another room.

Old-school advertising revived in Fortitude Valley

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 13:02

In Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, a wall on a bustling street corner is painted every few weeks by hand, each time showing a new ad mural.

Family at 'breaking point' seeks urgent treatment under NDIS for toddler

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 12:56

The National Disability Insurance Agency says it is reviewing its practices after a Queensland toddler with a life-threatening condition has waited more than five months for vital treatment.

NRL star Joe Ofahengaue guilty of casino cheating

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 12:28

Brisbane Broncos forward Joe Ofahengaue is convicted of cheating during a casino poker game earlier this month.

Crocodile skins are big business if you get the quality right

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 10:49

As a crocodile farm owner, Angela Freeman wears many hats, including tour operator, business manager and exporter but it is handbags that most interest her, in her other role as fashion designer.

Remote nurse safety concerns affecting recruitment

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 09:26

The National Rural Health Conference in Cairns hears safety remains a major factor in the challenge to recruit and retain remote area nurses and midwives.

Whitehaven Beach gets environmental makeover after 'catastrophic' Cyclone Debbie

ABC News: Top Stories - Fri, 2017-04-28 09:22

Kilometres of broken trees are bulldozed along the idyllic Whitehaven Beach as a team of rangers work to return the "unrecognisable" tourism hotspot to its former glory after Cyclone Debbie.

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