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Man charged over stabbing of Gold Coast woman

A man is charged with attempted murder over the stabbing of a 50-year-old woman on Queensland's Gold Coast.

Businesses face innovation shortfalls, failures in leadership development: study

Australian organisations are experiencing drastic shortfalls in innovation and business performance, and outright failures in leadership development, a survey reveals.

Red Bull apologises to Ricciardo for Monaco pit-stop bungle

Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull team apologises for the pit-stop mistake that cost the Australian victory in the Monaco Grand Prix.

Lead poisoning in NT children linked to ammunition

A campaign to warn children about the dangers of playing with lead-shot bullets, which Indigenous hunters can still use for hunting on traditional lands, has come too late for some NT communities.

Australian women clinch World Sevens rugby title

Australia wins its first World Sevens Rugby championship when the women's side clinch the series despite dropping the final to Canada in the season-ending tournament in France.

Aussie start-ups take on New York

Despite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spruiking a so-called "ideas boom" and his desire for innovation to be a hallmark of his government, these Australian start-ups in New York say they won't be coming home anytime soon.

Killing of gorilla to save boy at zoo sparks outrage

Cincinnati Zoo officials defend their decision to fatally shoot a gorilla when a four-year-old boy tumbled into its enclosure after the animal's killing sparked outrage and safety questions.

Man charged with torture, sexual abuse of woman

A man is accused of holding a woman against her will for more than three months at a property in Zillmere where he allegedly tortured and sexually abused her.

Search resumes for teen bushwalkers missing in Stirling Ranges

A search resumes for two teenagers who became lost while hiking in the Stirling Range National Park, 400 kilometres south-east of Perth.

First Mr Fluffy blocks cost more than $2m to resell

Early figures from the Mr Fluffy buyback show it cost the ACT Government over $2 million to purchase, clear and resell the first nine blocks under the scheme.