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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Labor’s policy slammed as ‘awful value’

Labor’s policy to pay developers for building affordable rental homes has been criticised for being “awful value”. Written by This news...

‘Just stay away’: Firefighters to work through the night to protect towns

Over 2000 firefighters will continue to tackle 19 raging bushfires across Victoria overnight, after the out of control blazes destroyed at...

George Pell sentenced to six years for child sexual abuse

George Pell has been jailed for six years for sexually assaulting two choirboys, crimes a judge has described as brazen, opportunistic...

Mum drives off with toddler on the roof

There are some things that have to be seen to be believed. This is one of them. Written by This news...

Man crushed by excavator bucket in south-east Queensland

The man was crushed when the excavator's bucket dropped down and crushed him. Written by Lydia Lynch This news first appeared on...

Malcolm Turnbull gives election endorsement, after failing to back Dave Sharma

Malcolm Turnbull’s former colleagues were scathing of his failure to publicly endorse Dave Sharma, the Liberal candidate for his vacated seat...

Canberra Now: Drone supporters take flight, women’s Calvary concerns

All the news in the capital this Wednesday. Written by Sally Whyte This news first appeared on https://www.smh.com.au/national/act/canberra-now-drone-supporters-take-flight-women-s-calvary-concerns-20190312-p513om.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national under the title "Canberra...

Police release footage of suspect van after Geelong fatal hit-run

Man who was killed after being hit by a car that drove off has been named, while another male pedestrian was...

‘Big tobacco’ muscles in on WA vape debate

Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have both weighed in on the debate currently raging in WA's upper house. Written by Hamish...

Search for elderly woman missing in bushland continues into the weekend

Specialist police units, including water police who are checking nearby dams, the emergency operations unit and Police Air Wing using drones...