Brisbane's unofficial nickname has been used by the likes of Jerry Seinfeld and Barack Obama, so should Brisvegas be embraced to market the city?
An inquest into the Brighton siege, during which a man was killed and three police were shot, will examine the actions of officers and the management of the gunman while he was on parole, a court hears.
What's in a name? A little, but not too much, according to Sex Party founder and Victorian MP Fiona Patten, who is deregistering her party and reforming under a new name.
The US President refuses to set a deadline for pulling out of Afghanistan, saying his original instinct was to leave but he decided against it after meetings with defence officials.
Mount Gambier MP Troy Bell, accused of misappropriating more than $2 million of taxpayers' money prior to becoming a member of Parliament, will face court again in December after the prosecution asks for extra time to process "30 volumes of A4 material".
A north Queensland Indigenous boarding school did not have the money to properly care for a student after she was indecently assaulted by older boys from "influential" families, according to the findings of a lawyer assisting a child sex abuse inquiry.