Iran's supreme leader has ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for an attack on Saudi oil facilities that knocked out half the kingdom's output.
Queenslanders in the southeast face a tense night hoping dry storms carrying lightning and no rain don't spark bushfires in the bone-dry region.
A late night pokies session before Brisbane's humiliating NRL finals exit may cost some senior Broncos dearly.
A class action is being launched against Centrelink's controversial robo-debt welfare recovery scheme.
US President Donald Trump says it looks like Iran is behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but he's stressed he doesn't want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict.
South Sydney star Dane Gagai admits fearing his NRL premiership dream was over when he injured his hamstring for the first time in his career two weeks ago.
Taiwan has lost its largest ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands confirmed it is switching diplomatic allegiance to China, with observers saying other Pacific nations may soon follow.
Farmers, miners and sewer operators will be spared further changes to how much fertiliser and sediment they can dump in the Great Barrier Reef for five years.
Australians living with disabilities face "incredibly onerous" obstacles just to stay on the support pension, as research shows they're paying extra for basic living costs.
Water Minister David Littleproud has demanded state governments build more dams as towns across Queensland and NSW run out of drinking water.