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Monster's death to spark aggro croc battle

The shooting death of a 5.2m crocodile has created a void in a central Queensland river that could result in younger males becoming more aggressive as they battle for dominance, wildlife officers say.

How the Cowboys became the walking dead

They are the NRL's version of the walking dead, but the truth is North Queensland rose back to life long before this year's wretched run with injuries.

Shocked Abbott unscathed after headbutt

Tony Abbott says he's shocked but unscathed after being allegedly headbutted by a same-sex marriage supporter while walking the streets of Hobart.

Record heat predicted for NSW

Heatwave conditions are predicted for NSW this weekend with temperatures expected to reach the mid-30s and even 40 degrees in some parts.

Vic's LGBTI services to get $500,000 boost

Victoria will spend an extra $500,000 on mental health services for LGBTI people after an increase in the number of those seeking help since the same-sex marriage survey begun.

Robinson warns Cowboys to 'bring it'

The Sydney Roosters are wishing North Queensland good luck if the Cowboys believe coach Paul Green is armed with inside information on Trent Robinson's men.

Emotional Boyd to lift Broncos in NRL

A "pretty emotional" Darius Boyd will be ready to fire on his injury return in Brisbane's NRL preliminary final against Melbourne, despite the loss of his beloved grandmother this week.