After hanging up the boots in 2020, former New Zealand international Gerard Beale is back in the NRL fold amid an injury and suspension crisis at St George Illawarra.
Women's safety organisations want the NSW government to adopt a nine point plan that tackles sexual assault in a widely anticipated overhaul of consent laws.
A Queensland mum says she's "going into battle" after police revealed the sudden death of her 11-year-old daughter almost two years ago is a homicide investigation.
Four new COVID-19 cases have been uncovered among a family in Melbourne's north, sparking a search for the source of the outbreak.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese has talked down the federal implications of a bruising by-election in the NSW state seat of Upper Hunter.