A spike in flu cases is straining Perth hospital emergency departments as the city suffers through its highest rate of influenza activity in four years.
A Melbourne academic is creating an archive of old ghost train amusement rides by using the very technology hastening their demise.
Netball Australia rules out introducing a two-point shot in next year's revamped national league, but says it remains on the table for future seasons.
Representatives from every major sporting code in Australia are joining up to tackle the issue of concussion and break a culture that believes a hard knock to the head is a badge of honour.
A surge in new apartment plans offsets a decline in house approvals and drives the number of new building permits up by 11.3 per cent in July.
Two men who pleaded guilty to tying a dead kangaroo to the back of their car and dragging it through a regional NSW city apologise for their "stupid" actions.