Gold Coast Schoolies organisers say they won't be fooled by the antics of non-school leavers trying to get into official events by illegally buying wristbands on social media.
Fifteen people have been killed and five were injured when a stampede broke out in a southwestern Moroccan town as food aid was being distributed in a market.
Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed his confidence same-sex marriage will be legalised by Christmas, as cracks emerge within his government about the urgency of including religious protections.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected as the new leader of Zimbabwe's ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country's leader, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he no doubt learned from his longtime mentor, President Robert Mugabe.
Australia's state and federal governments are being urged to follow in Canada's footsteps and sue tobacco companies so they can claw back billions of dollars spent treating smoking-related illnesses.
A gunman is still at large after two people were shot outside a Melbourne pub when birthday celebrations turned sour.
The partner of a NSW sheep farmer, whose body was found three months ago, will remain in custody charged with his murder after a brief court appearance.
The death overnight of a 47-year-old man found seriously injured in a WA outback town is being investigated by police.
A man has been charged with murder following the stabbing death of a 35-year-old woman in Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria.
A man has been charged with two counts of dangerous driving and five other charges following the death of an 82-year-old man in Sydney's west earlier this year.