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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.

Do schools expect parents to be more tech-savvy than they really are?

Invariably, I see these parents several months into the school year, during which time their child has been using the device...

Students who topped the state pursue their dream degrees

These students are among the brightest in NSW and have chosen to take on degrees they are easily qualified to do. Written...

Man critical after ‘sliding’ down Mount Buffalo waterfall

A man has suffered severe injuries after tumbling from Eurobin Falls in Victoria's high country. Written by Joe Hinchliffe This news first...

Move to ditch OPs brings five new subjects for Queensland students

Education Minister Grace Grace says the new subjects are not a sign Queensland’s high school curriculum is stale. Written by Tony Moore...

Police seek help over alleged indecent assault of 11-year-old

NSW police have released CCTV footage to the public of a man they are looking for over an alleged indecent assault...

Queensland town facing water shortage pleads for funding help

The town's water reserves are diminished due to high, heat-related consumption and multiple equipment breakdowns, according to the council Written by ...

Australian university professor and her sister found in shallow grave

Dr Lily Pereg, and her sister were last heard from in the early hours of January 11. Written by Andrew Clark This news...

Border Force partial probe recovers $1.5 million. Was there more?

Australian Border Force uncovered a tax scam but did not audit all of the importer's books and sought no prosecution. Written by...

House shot at, people robbed in Australia Day crime south of Perth

After many West Australians finished Australia Day off with fireworks, two separate crime incidents occurred overnight in Mandurah and Rockingham. Written by This...

Winston the best dressed dachshund at Bungendore Show

Dressed like a life saver, Winston the dachshund was barely fussed when he took out the best dressed category of the...