Gold Coast man charged over road rage

A Gold Coast man bashed an elderly driver then stole a car and crashed it into several others on the M1 motorway before assaulting officers who tried to arrest, police allege.

Two dead on NSW roads in 24 hours

A man has died after his car collided with another vehicle on NSW's mid-north coast while a pedestrian was fatally struck by a tow truck in the state's north.

Abbott attacker explains headbutt reason

A Hobart DJ accused of headbutting Tony Abbott says his drunken attack was inspired by a personal hatred for the former prime minister and had nothing to do with same-sex marriage.

Monster's death to spark aggro croc battle

The shooting death of a 5.2 metre crocodile has created a void in a central Queensland river that could result in younger males becoming more aggressive as they battle for dominance, wildlife officers say.