Vic tot's mum says she was in shock

The mother of a murdered toddler has told a Victorian court her police statements are inaccurate because she was in shock when she gave them.
A NSW GP injected his wife with a lethal dose of fast-acting insulin so he could get her life insurance and be with his lover, a court has been told.
Justin Timberlake may have run afoul of Tennessee election law by a photo of himself in a polling station on Instagram.
A former Scouts Queensland leader has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges.
Treasurer Scott Morrison is in Adelaide to talk to businesses while urging South Australian senator Nick Xenophon to back the government's company tax cuts.
Victoria is facing a crisis over the growing number of Aboriginal children in state care, the Children's Commission says.
For the first time, researchers in the UK have shown that early parent-focused autism intervention has long-term benefits.
A Brisbane man charged with attempted murder over an attack on a guard outside the LA home of Miranda Kerr could face life in prison if he's found guilty.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has pleaded with tourists not to abandon the Gold Coast after a ride malfunction killed four people at Dreamworld.
A new report finds government leadership on investment in clean energy, technology and energy efficiency could create a million more jobs than doing nothing.
A Big Issue vendor with cerebral palsy has been robbed in front of unaware passers-by on a busy street in Melbourne's CBD.
A key crossbencher says he will stay on in parliament until important government legislation is debated, despite promising to resign because his national home...
Police say anyone who played a role in the deaths of four adults on a Dreamworld ride will be held to account.
Friends have paid tribute to Roozi Araghi and Luke Dorsett, a couple from Canberra who were killed at a theme park on the Gold Coast.
An expert in injury prevention says amusement park rides are statistically very safe.

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