Australian doctors say a commitment from the soft drink industry to reduce its sugar use by 20 per cent by 2025 is a distraction from health bodies' calls for a sugar tax.
A former City of Perth employee is sentenced to 22 months in jail for directing electrical work to a friend's business and attempting to bribe an apprentice electrician.
Months before a raft accident claimed the lives of four people on the Thunder River Rapids at Dreamworld, management at the Gold Coast theme park ordered repair and maintenance cutbacks due to falling profits, an inquest hears.
A former fly-in fly-out worker and father of three is again sentenced to life in jail for fatally stabbing a man during a fight triggered by a threesome involving his partner at a suburban Perth caravan park.
Evidence during the coronial inquest into the fatal rapids ride accident at Dreamworld includes staff members who say they were not properly instructed in emergency stoppage procedures.
That discount on your power bill may feel like a win, but it's difficult to compare when retailers apply discounts in myriad ways. It doesn't need to be this hard — other countries have it sorted and we could follow their lead, writes Bruce Mountain.