Two women have been taken to hospital after they were struck by a falling tree branch next to Hyde Park in Sydney's CBD.
Jacob Saulwick and Lisa Visentin Roads Minister Duncan Gay has praised the "exceptional" performance of emergency services and traffic crews in clearing the major accident on the Harbour Bridge on Wednesday morning.
David Wroe The Chief of the Defence Force Mark Binskin has confirmed he has worked with his Kiwi counterpart on a further training mission to Iraq but says "no final decision" has been made by the Abbott government.
Paul Bibby A debt-ridden Sydney man who committed suicide at the home of a disgraced businessman after holding the man and his wife hostage may have been acting on orders from angry investors, a coroner has found.
Tom Cowie Lucky skywatchers who spotted a rare daylight meteor streaking across the Victorian sky on Wednesday morning may never see one again in their lifetime, says one astronomer.
Latika Bourke Critics claiming the government's attack on Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs is partly fuelled by gender are hypocrites if they don't also condemn calls for Peta Credlin to resign, a cabinet minister says.
Patrick Begley John Howard is more controversial than homosexuality, the right to bear arms and 9/11 conspiracy theories.
James Robertson Dan Haslam, the Tamworth man whose story about the relief cannabis gave him from the pains of cancer was instrumental to changing the Premier’s position on medicinal use of the drug, has died.
Judith Ireland Australia’s $150 billion welfare system should be radically simplified to include just five primary payments, with upfront investment in people at risk of long-term unemployment, a major review has recommended.
Amy Corderoy People who quit smoking before they hit 45 could be adding a full 10 years to their life expectancy, a massive study of people living in NSW has found.