Unknown number of fires burning in Tas
Thunderstorms across Tasmania have produced more than 5000 dry lightning strikes which have sparked a number of wilderness fires, many still to be found.
Eight people have been arrested over an operation to import drugs into Australia, allegedly brought in by international airline staff.
Queensland sex offender Robert Fardon is no longer considered a dangerous prisoner but will remain monitored for the rest of his life.
No Australians are believed to have been injured in a terrorist attack on a hotel opposite the Australian embassy in Nairobi.
Acting Foreign Minister Simon Birmingham says Australia is deeply concerned with China handing a death sentence to a Canadian man over drug charges.
An independent report says unrealistic targets led police officers in Victoria to fudge figures for preliminary breath tests.
New polling suggests most people are happy to continue celebrating Australia Day on January 26, despite a concerted effort to change the date.
South Australia’s record heatwave is starting to take a toll with a number of presentations at emergency departments for heat-related conditions.
A mass fish death in NSW’s Darling River has prompted officials to install river aerators in the region and consider other options, including moving fish.
Scorching summer temperatures have seen some regions reaching close to 50C with records crumbling as the week long heatwave continues.
Scott Morrison will talk to Pacific nations about building infrastructure, labour movement and stronger security ties when he visits the region this week.
A NSW government-commissioned investigation is yet to uncover the exact reason why cracks appeared in the structure of the 36-storey Opal Tower in Sydney.
Community mental health professionals are set to have greater job security from July under changes to the way local services are funded.
A search is continuing in the Pilbara region of Western Australia for a local bushwalker missing since Sunday.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A PIECE of Australian motoring history has been stolen from Castlemaine and been reported being driven through Rochester and headed for Echuca. The mint condition, all original, blue and white 1963 EJ Holden special was stolen from the side of the...
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.
A 71-YEAR-OLD Echuca man has died after his boat capsized on Port Phillip Bay near Blairgowrie this morning. The man and his wife had been out on their new speedboat when it began to take on water. Police have told media the couple set out around...