A dangerous sex offender released into the community has been charged with raping a woman, with the State Opposition arguing existing legislation is not adequately protecting the community.
Mining giant Rio Tinto paid a total of $US4.5 billion in taxes and royalties in 2015, according to its yearly tax report, and says it has reduced the amount of entities it has in tax havens.
Hit fantasy TV show Game of Thrones pulled in its highest one-day audience figures ever for its season finale, with many more downloading the show illegally.
A 12-year-old girl who suffered severe burns in a house fire north of Brisbane two days ago dies in hospital.
The northern Melbourne seat of Batman, one of the country's most progressive federal electorates, is now the stage of some grubby politics.
Australia's Sally Pearson is reportedly out of the Rio Olympics after tearing her hamstring in training.