A South Australian courier who was caught with $5.2 million concealed in his truck was unaware he was smuggling the cash into Victoria, a Melbourne court has been told.
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but an Australian first pilot program bringing together rescued greyhounds and aged care residents hopes to prove them wrong.
The prime minister has reaffirmed Australia's commitment to strengthening its relationship with Indonesia amid growing uncertainty in the region.
Queensland's leading forensic lab will be scrutinised by a commission of inquiry and DNA threshold limits removed as evidence from unsolved crimes comes under review.
Former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro has been awarded $715,000 in defamation damages from Google for a "vindictive" social media campaign that left him traumatised.
Flexibility and work-life balance are behind Melbourne's slow return to the office, as new data shows less than half of CBD-based employees are back full-time.
In a crowning moment for her Platinum Jubilee, Queen Elizabeth II has appeared at the balcony of Buckingham Palace, delighting fans who had hoped to catch a glimpse of her during the final day of festivities marking the monarch's 70 years on the throne.
Kyiv has been rocked by several explosions early on Sunday, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital says, a day after officials said troops had recaptured a swathe of the battlefield city of Sievierodonetsk in a counteroffensive against Russia.
Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has announced the coalition's frontbench after its defeat at the May 21 election - a 24-strong team that includes 10 women.
Oral antiviral drug treatments approved for use in Australia could reduce the severity and lethality of COVID-19, according to international research.