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Doctors feel effect of virus paranoia

A doctor of Asian appearance at a Victorian hospital was told by parents to stay away from a child amid fears of the coronavirus, while other staff and patients have reported discrimination.

Dansie gets 25 years for 'evil' murder

An Adelaide man who killed his wheelchair-bound wife by pushing her into a pond in an "evil and despicable act" has been jailed for at least 25 years.

NRL star's 'relief' over dropped DV charge

NRL star Josh Reynolds has described his relief after police said they will drop a domestic violence charge against him with the player saying it's been one of the most "tumultuous and difficult" periods in...

Australian social workers' jobs at risk

Social workers helping people in the homelessness, domestic violence, disability and mental health sectors are at risk of losing their jobs if federal funding is not extended.

Bushfire assistance under cyber attack

Charities are being forced to engage cybersecurity experts to combat fraudulent claims for assistance with the Australian Red Cross having to fend off hundreds of bot-generated submissions for bushfire relief grants.