A man has died after his car crashed off the side of the road at Mount Nebo, northwest of Brisbane.
Splendour in the Grass organisers say the number of people being dropped off and picked from the festival threw their traffic plan into disarray.
Don McLean has pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife of 30 years and his lawyer says he'll be fined $US3000 if he stays out of trouble for a year.
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An elderly woman, who allegedly hit two 29-year-old pedestrians in inner Sydney has been charged with negligent driving.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has seized on Fitch's assessment of a stable outlook for Australia's credit rating.
Police have allegedly found $1.2 million of methamphetamine in a 4WD they stopped in central Sydney after seeing the driver on his phone.
Russian hot air balloonist Fedor Konyukhov has landed in Western Australia safely after becoming the fastest man to circumnavigate the world.

Aust issues travel alert for Munich

Australians in Munich have been advised to avoid public areas and exercise a high degree of caution after a shooting attack at a shopping mall.
Sports scientist Stephen Dank, who suffered minor injuries when his house was shot at, says he has his suspicions who would do such a thing.
The Queensland Competition Authority has promoted one of its own into the role of chief executive and he will take over in September.

Labor holds narrow lead in Herbert

Labor has a narrow lead over the coalition in the final seat of Herbert, but the final result is likely to head to the courts.

Woman raped on Qld footpath

A 23-year-old man has been charged with rape after allegedly attacking a young Korean woman on the street north of Brisbane.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has unveiled a revamped 32-person front bench to take on the Turnbull government, which includes eight women in shadow cabinet.
Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov is set to land in WA in his hot air balloon early on Saturday, breaking Steve Fossett's round the world record.

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The United Nations has condemned the killing of a Pakistani social media star by her brother.