Equities enjoy more gains, US dollar dips

A tech boost has helped tee global shares up for a third straight week of gains, despite growing inflation concerns, while the US dollar dipped and oil prices bounced off their lows.

Woman murdered partner after 'dry runs'

A woman spent months planning the murder of her partner and made two attempts while planting a trail to make it appear he killed himself, a NSW court has been told.

Gold Coast cop acquitted of perjury

Gold Coast police officer Superintendent Michelle Stenner has stood trial twice and spent four years facing accusations of lying to Queensland's corruption watchdog.

WA offers $1m reward to help find 4yo Cleo

Police believe four-year-old Cleo Smith was snatched from her tent at a West Australian campsite and have offered a $1 million reward for information leading to her location.

Vic on the fast track to COVID freedoms

Victoria is on track to reach its next major vaccination target ahead of schedule as Melbourne prepares to exit lockdown, meaning more freedoms are fewer than two weeks away.

Most Qantas domestic flights back by Jan

Qantas boss Alan Joyce expects the group will have domestic flight capacity back at pre-pandemic levels by late January as more states and territories allow visitors.

Culture comes first for Dolphins: Bennett

As Wayne Bennett embarks on building a playing squad that will ensure the Dolphins hit the ground running in their maiden NRL campaign, the veteran coach says culture will be the driving factor in his recruitment.

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