There is no safe level of overweight. That's the conclusion of an Australian study that has found even people in the upper end of the healthy weight range are at increased risk for the heart problems associated with excess weight.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has provided the first explanation from the government for West Australian MP Don Randall's taxpayer-funded trip to Cairns, saying Mr Randall had ''very important discussions'' with the then Coalition whip.
People in some rural areas of NSW are three times as likely to be obese as residents of Sydney's north shore, according to data to be released on Thursday.
At last, Australia's electricity prices are climbing more slowly.
Prince Charles has made a donation to the Australian Red Cross, to help support people affected by the NSW bushfires.
Research to be released Thursday into one of the most violent episodes in the history of West Papua claims that helicopters provided to Indonesia by the Australian government were used in military operations in the 1970s that amounted to genocide.
What do you do when you discover a childcare worker accused of child molestation has been showing your six-year-old pornographic images? That he's been talking about you in smutty, derogatory terms and driving your son in a car to excursions without your permission?
Money may not grow on trees but researchers have found that the next best thing does. Gold.
''I have waited 58 years for this day,'' declared Lyn Grigg.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Katherine man Ron Donaldson.
WORLD: People around the world have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, who has died, aged 95.
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