NRL: Dylan Walker scored a brace of tries as South Sydney opened their pre-season with a 28-20 win over Canterbury at a sun-soaked Belmore Sports Ground on Sunday.
QLD: Queensland's third cyclone in less than a week is threatening to form in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
NSW: Indigenous children's ear health improving, but still a problem
NATIONAL: History was made in West Australia last year when the state’s Parliament stood for a minute’s silence to honor Aboriginal matriarch Mavis Pat, and apologize for the death of her son John in police custody 30 years ago. He was 16 years old.
NATIONAL: The Abbott government is determined to tackle head-on what it calls the "scourge" of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander communities.
NSW: About 200 supporters of TJ Hickey marched on Friday through inner Sydney to NSW parliament, demanding a government apology over his death and the reopening of an inquest.
VENEZUELA: Venezuelans packed the streets of Caracas and other cities on Thursday to hear President Hugo Chavez and opposition rival Henrique Capriles make their final pitches ahead of weekend elections.
BRAZIL: Internet giant Google has unveiled its five-year partnership with Brazil’s Surui Indigenous people, unveiling an online map which helps the tribe fight illegal logging.
BOLIVIA: The nation’s first Indigenous President is considering nationalising a Canadian miner’s silver property in order to ease Indigenous protests over a contested mining project.