Environment Minister Greg Hunt has insisted his Direct Action program can achieve the agreed 5 per cent pollution reduction target and will be rigoriously verified, despite widespread doubts the policy can work.
Clyde River oyster farmers are so fed up with thieves raiding their leases they are offering a reward for information leading to convictions.
From pizza to placenta via pineapple and Clive Palmer. Peter Munro takes you through the week's news in six associative leaps.
Julia Gillard's conduct as a lawyer was "questionable" and evidence in the Royal Commission into trade unions "supports a finding" that she received money from her allegedly corrupt former boyfriend Bruce Wilson, counsel assisting the inquiry has said.
A gang of armed bank robbers were on the loose in Sydney on Friday night following a dramatic manhunt across parts of the western suburbs.
Colourful Sydney financier Ian Lazar, accused of defrauding an elderly woman of her home, has engaged in criminal activity for a decade, a court has been told.
The council still faces a Performance Improvement Order.