Chris Planer's path to heavy drinking was "a progressive disease". "I didn't plan to be an alcoholic," he says.
Dan Bray and Alistair Walsh A Melbourne to Perth Jetstar flight returned to Melbourne after about an hour in the air, due to a disruptive passenger.
Kirsty Needham State Political Editor Premier Mike Baird will unveil the NSW Liberal party's key election slogans, Keep NSW Working, and Back Baird, on Sunday.
Kirsty Needham A NSW Labor government would ease the financial burden on cancer patients by dropping chemotherapy fees introduced by the Liberals, Opposition leader Luke Foley will pledge on Sunday.
Kirsty Needham The $61.4-million pledge would fund interest-free loans and discounts on new energy-efficient washing machines, water heaters and fridges.
Tim Barlass He has already been dubbed 'The Digger Prince' and likely deployment for Captain Harry Wales, reportedly soon to be seconded to Australian units for 'several weeks', could be to Darwin or Melbourne.
Julie Power Some truckies have taken to reading on the job ... audio books, that is
Chris Vedelago The Abbott government's offshore refugee policy is facing a new legal challenge that seeks to hold the Commonwealth legally responsible for conditions in its overseas detention camps because the decisions to open and operate them were made in Australia.
Tim Barlass Three more cosmetic companies have pledged to rid their body and facial scrub products of plastic microbeads which are polluting Sydney Harbour and other waterways.
Emma Partridge The parents of a young man charged the murder of Neutral Bay businessman Morgan Huxley say there is never a day when they do not think about the grief and loss of the victim's family.