The Launceston General Hospital will get an extra 12 beds to ease pressures as the Health Minister rejects claims of a mass staff exodus.
Former prime minister Paul Keating comes to the aid of Anthony Albanese, attacking his Greens opponents as "political opportunists ... hiding behind a gum tree".
Woolworths is heavily criticised by the Fair Work Ombudsman over the underpayment of trolley collectors working at its supermarket stores.
Even moderate exercise can help relieve depression and anxiety in cancer patients, new research presented in Adelaide shows.
Hundreds of people wrap up in blankets and jackets and shiver their way through the dramatic opening night of Winton's Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival.
A man appears in court in Melbourne over a fatal hit-and-run that killed a cyclist, an act police have described as "gutless".