More than 100 people are part of a class action against the operator of a recycling plant which caught fire and choked their neighbourhood with toxic smoke and ash.
He was once on the BRW Rich List but former property developer Craig Gore is now before the Brisbane Magistrates Court, facing allegations he swindled almost $800,000.
A man has been found with a gunshot wound to his leg in Melbourne's St Kilda.
A man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing of a woman at a home in north Adelaide.
People who let their properties to poorly-behaved guests on short-term accommodation sites like Airbnb could be slapped with a fine or a temporary ban under proposed NSW legislation.
A student apparently filthy about the teachers at one of Victoria's top-performing schools has resorted to leaving faeces around campus in protest over "crap" staff.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will issue new ministerial guidelines after the corruption watchdog found a senior MP's deletion of a private email account could be considered corrupt conduct.
A young child has "inadvertently" started a house fire in central Queensland after apparently setting a curtain alight.
The devastating Panama disease found on a north Queensland banana farm cannot be eradicated, state Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne says.
Millennials are being encouraged to eat more smashed avocado on wholegrain toast as part of a push to increase the uptake of the Mediterranean diet among the younger generation.