The Queensland Government will conduct mandatory drug testing of parents whose children have come into departmental care after statistics revealed one in three kids in protection had at least one parent who is using or had used ice.
The situation at Manly's local court will get a bit hairier when therapy dogs start patrolling the halls to help reduce the stress and anxiety of those going through legal proceedings.
Concerns are raised about aged care screening and employment standards after the ABC reveals a 99-year-old woman in a South Australian Government-run nursing home was sexually assaulted by a male carer.
A teenage boy is charged with allegedly making multiple bomb hoaxes to schools across Victoria, NSW and South Australia.
Penrith slumps to its fifth consecutive defeat following a 32-18 loss to Brisbane in their round nine encounter at Lang Park.
Spending on roads, rail and other major infrastructure will be fast-tracked under a new funding approach to be unveiled by the Turnbull Government in May's budget.