They’re sold as a dream opportunity to get rich and be your own boss but the reality is a 'financial nightmare' most never recover from, writes Jason Murphy.
The Queensland Childrens Court has barred media from a case involving the teenager accused of killing Jack Beasley.
If you have left your Christmas shopping to last minute, you’re in luck as Big W has slashed the prices on nearly 800 items from toys to home appliances.
Extraordinary government reports have revealed high numbers of young crims placed in controversial bail houses are re-offending after their release.
No amount of celebrity clout will make Jamie Oliver's latest restaurant a top destination, writes Anooska Tucker-Evans.
Julian Assange’s last court appearance confirmed doctors’ fears extreme stress is killing him. Now, more than 100 doctors are standing for his medical care.
A key adviser to Western Australia's government has quit after an incident at a staff Christmas party.
Rogue Traders are set to play the Anthems Music Festival in Canberra next year. Nat Bass talks about the chances of new music from the band.
Bali, the nation known for its harsh penalties for drug-related crimes, has delivered an astonishingly light sentence to two Australians caught with cocaine.
Tamara Ecclestone - the daughter of F1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone - has been left ‘shaken and angry’ after a multi-million heist on her home.
'Complacent' drivers are turning regional and rural stretches of roads into death traps as parts of the state stare down their worst annual road tolls in years.
A woman is in an induced coma after an alleged domestic violence incident at a home in NSW.
Why did it close and what will happen to the facilities?
Shari Fietje’s four-year-old son was the only one in the room when she fell to her death, and he lay beside her thinking she was asleep.
Melbourne Renegades all-rounder Dan Christian says South African great Dale Steyn is “back to his best”.
Kiss the Berry said it treated suppliers and workers like ‘family’, but many are not likely to see a cent of the thousands of dollars owed. SEE THE FULL LIST
The husband of a new mum killed in a freak road crash has paid tribute to his “bloody legend” wife and their “tough little bugger” baby son
Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles has ratified the dismissal of a hospital service chief executive Adrian Pennington.
The death toll in Samoa's measles outbreak has risen to 73, most them children, the Pacific island government says.
A Papua New Guinea national has been sentenced in a Queensland court to imprisonment for his role in a conspiracy to import cocaine into Australia.
So, with the Big Bash League season about to get underway, here’s my side for the SuperCoach season...subject to change!
In waking up Australia’s fearsome pace battalion, the Blackcaps might have dug their own grave this summer writes ROBERT CRADDOCK.
Corey Micheal Ward has fronted court after he was caught buying marijuana from his mum to feed his own drug trafficking business.
It was the Aussies who drew comparisons between Bodyline and New Zealand’s tactics in Perth – but Kiwi coach Garry Stead insists it was entirely legitimate.