National News

SA man jailed for partner's murder

An Adelaide man who strangled his partner amid a background of longstanding drug abuse, domestic violence and mental health issues has been jailed for at least 20 years for murder.

Funding boost to combat domestic violence

Indigenous community organisations will receive $25 million in federal funds to help combat domestic violence, Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion says.

Tas Cradle Mountain revamp given go-ahead

Tasmania's Cradle Mountain could become the "MONA of the state's north" after work on a $160 million facelift was approved despite the concerns of conservationists.

Officer startled before Aust woman shot

One of the Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting of Australian spiritual adviser Justine Damond has described hearing a loud sound that startled him just before his partner fired the fatal shot.

Super-superbugs on the rise

More than a thousand cases of unstoppable "super-superbug" bacteria have been found in Australia in the past year, with experts warning more are on the way.