Darren Lockyer has given Tom Dearden the tick of approval as the precocious teen prepares for a torrid NRL debut in Brisbane's grudge match with Wayne Bennett's South Sydney on Thursday.
North Queensland NRL playmaker Te Maire Martin will be sidelined indefinitely after scans revealed he has a small bleed on the brain.
Bill Shorten has finally agreed to a third federal election debate with Scott Morrison on prime-time television.
Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor faces a long stint behind bars after a jury swiftly found him guilty of third-degree murder for shooting dead Australian life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond in an alley.
Senior Warriors players have dismissed Kodi Nikorima's patchy form for Brisbane and described the halfback's looming mid-season arrival as a "great buy" for their NRL club.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison warns Labor's plan to lift wages for childcare workers is a "dangerous" intervention in the economy, but he's been forced to defend the coalition's controversial preference deals.
A new price safety net is expected to drive down power bills for about 800,000 customers.
Darius Boyd thinks Wayne Bennett's early exit from Brisbane saved them from a season-long circus.
The Duchess of Cambridge has been awarded a prestigious honour by the Queen in recognition of her efforts in supporting the UK crown.
Boeing Co chief executive and Chairman Dennis Muilenburg has emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting and promised to win back the public's trust in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane.