James Rizk, son of Albert and Marie Rizk, has said he does not blame Malaysia Airlines for flying over the Ukraine despite warnings that it was an unsafe conflict zone.
One of the most comprehensive studies of snow-related accidents has revealed a significant increase in serious snowboarding injuries and has prompted renewed calls for the wearing of helmets by snowboarders.
Toni McHugh looks like a different woman from the one widely smiling in her real estate agent portrait.
Amid the angry tears and prayers for peace and justice for those Australians killed on flight MH17, one simple message rang true: "Let's bring them home."
He was Dutch and she was Malaysian, and seven years ago they moved to Australia, choosing to raise their three children in Melbourne's suburbs.
Allison Baden-Clay lambasted her husband Gerard for ''the complete destruction of the trust I thought we had'' after learning of his affair with a colleague - shortly before he killed her.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's success in scrapping the carbon tax last week has not arrested his government's poll slide, with Labor's primary support jumping three points and voters still favouring Opposition Leader Bill Shorten for a third consecutive month.
Medical experts have called for action to tackle the growing problem of superbugs in nursing homes caused by the inappropriate use of antibiotics.
Activist Janine Weir is determined to change rules on the adoption of HIV children from Asia and Africa in the fight for to save those left to die on the street or in orphanages.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has accused Russia of attempting to wash its hands of any responsibility for the MH17 disaster and blamed pro-Russian forces for blocking access to the crash site.