A woman has died after she choked on a lamington during an Australia Day lamington-eating competition in southeast Queensland, it has been reported.
Premier League leaders Liverpool were given a huge scare by third-tier Shrewsbury Town as they squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in a pulsating FA Cup fourth round tie.
A man has been charged after robbing a bottle shop while armed with a firearm then driving off and crashing into four parked cars near Fremantle.
A 20-year-old from Sydney's northern beaches has been labelled "vile" by the NSW government after he allegedly assaulted a man in Sydney's CBD on Saturday night.
Police say a woman who was sexually and physically assaulted in Perth's CBD could have been more seriously injured if not for members of the public intervening.
A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed, and hit with a tree branch and a skateboard when five other male teens attacked him on Sydney's upper north shore.
A man has been charged after debris from his truck allegedly struck a car fatally injuring a woman in western NSW.
* AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEARJAMES MUECKE AMAdelaide eye surgeon James Muecke has dedicated his career to blindness prevention and ophthalmic research.
A bushfire in Perth's northern suburbs is being treated as suspicious, with police seeking footage of a car seen in the area.
A driver has been nabbed four times the blood-alcohol limit with her daughter in the car in Victoria's Gippsland region.