Brisbane's emerging NRL star David Fifita has walked free after a three-day stint in a Bali police station but will now return home to face a please explain from the code's integrity unit.
New Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien has kick-started his retention scheme by re-signing State of Origin prop Daniel Saifiti for a further two seasons.
Labor is demanding an inquiry into a regional jobs fund that handed out cash to projects against the advice of department officials.
Victoria Police has urged a coroner to dismiss the "opinions" of Yorta Yorta woman Tanya Day's family, who want individual officers to be criminally investigated over her death in custody.
The deputy prime minister has launched a full-throated attack against the "disgraceful, disgusting" behaviour of "raving inner-city lunatics" linking climate change to bushfires in Queensland and NSW.
A ranger has freed himself from the jaws of a crocodile by poking it in the eye before driving for an hour to get help in Queensland's remote far north.
Qantas has become the second airline to commit to zero net emissions by 2050 amid mounting scrutiny of the aviation industry's carbon footprint.