The one-two punch of bushfires and COVID-19 took an immense toll on NSW schools, a new report has found.
A man who was captured on CCTV carrying out a horrific attack against an ‘innocent’ nurse will not spend any more time in jail.
Tasmania’s most dangerous road has been revealed alongside the most common days when drivers are most likely to have a crash during the week.
Richard Blackburn and James Kitto
The footy shutdown meant Victoria and Tassie’s top talent wasn’t on display this year, but these players have made a name for themselves already as the draft looms. SEE THE TOP 30 HERE.
Tasmanian students at regional universities are more likely to land a job than graduates from prestigious “sandstone’’ institutions. See the best unis.
A Mercury investigation can reveal Tasmania has been a key destination for capital in the race to invest in the agriculture space.
Netball and footy are the big winners from two major sporting infrastructure projects announced on Sunday.
The case against singer-songwriter Dan Sultan, who is accused of indecently assaulting someone at a party 10 years ago, will ‘conclude’ in two weeks.
An Australian women’s fashion label has entered voluntary administration due to financial troubles sparked by COVID-19.
A major insurance provider has revealed the financial bill caused from storms that battered Queensland and NSW in October.
Aussies in more than 400 suburbs will have broadband services disconnected but the deadline could be closer. See if it’s near where you live.
Dramatic footage shows police and anti-lockdown protesters clashing in Melbourne, leaving an officer in hospital and hundreds arrested.
Jack Paynter and Anthony Piovesan
A court has heard why an Adelaide mother charged with the bashing murder of her mother-in-law has abandoned her bid for freedom.
Australian lobsters have been stranded at a Chinese airport amid an escalating dispute with our biggest trading partner.
Jack Paynter and Jade Gailberger
Deadly Takata airbags remain in more than 90,000 cars on Australian roads, putting drivers and passengers in danger.
South Australia’s peak harness racing club – facing deregistration over its dire financial situation – has put a property developer into receivership over a $2.5m debt.
Late betting money could be the biggest hint yet of what election results Queensland should expect.
After a trial lasting nearly eight weeks, Caroline Dela Rose Nilsson showed little emotion as a hung jury was declared in her murder case.
SA’s peak harness racing club is in turmoil, as directors quit over a $3.5m loan they say puts the future of Globe Derby Park in jeopardy.
Australia’s richest are putting their faith in real estate on a scale never seen before, as ‘jumbo prestige’ property enjoys a stunning recession-defying boom in a good sign for the rest of us.
Lawyers for Ricardo Barbaro have raised the possibility someone else could have killed young mum Ellie Price, suggesting she was still alive when Mr Barbaro left her South Melbourne home the day she was killed.
Spotted a confused one-shoed person searching the street for their missing footwear? They’re just the latest victim of a fox with a fervour for boots.
Explosive details about accused killer Ricardo Barbaro’s mental state in the days before his girlfriend Ellie Price was killed have been revealed.
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