Abuse and threats of violence against Queensland teachers prompts the State Government to introduce a Respect Our Staff campaign.
A worker is killed at a mine site in Western Australia's Goldfields after a bridge from the top of a settling tank collapsed, the Department of Mines and Petroleum confirms.
Speed and mishandling are blamed for a freight train derailment north of Hobart in 2014 in a new report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.
Police in Somalia say at least seven people have been killed in a double suicide attack near an African Union peacekeeping base in the capital Mogadishu.
Convicted paedophile Donald Henderson denies he sexually abused former residents of the Retta Dixon Home and is seeking his legal costs be covered by his latest accusers, court document shows.
The ACT Government scraps its proposed 3:00am bar and nightclub lockout laws in the face of opposition from the Greens, businesses and the community.