Fears ‘huge’ part of Blue Mountains burnt
This season’s bushfires have “rewritten the rule book” as ecologists fear more than 80 per cent of the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains have been lost.
Residents in Victoria’s bushfire-ravaged alpine region had an anxious night after being told to evacuate.
Heavy rain has fallen across parts of NSW and is expected to continue into Sunday and Monday.
Members of a small Victorian town will gather in a symbol of peace and inclusivity, after a local couple raised a Nazi flag above their property..
The Australian Council of Trade Unions wants an immediate lift of the government’s disaster recovery allowance for bushfire-affected Australians.
Farmers have been overjoyed by rain falling across parts of Queensland and New South Wales but there are warnings it’s not enough.
The department that runs Parliament House says it isn’t yet ruling out exhibiting a bronze koala sculpture temporarily, after initially declining it.
A West Australian man who made headlines last year for rescuing his neighbour from a burning house has been spared jail time for fraud.
An inquest has heard a prospector whose body was found in a mineshaft had multiple injuries but his cause of death could not be determined.
A fireworks display in Melbourne won’t be going ahead on Australia Day, as bushfires continue to ravage Victoria’s east and northeast.
Treasurer Peter Gutwein and State Growth Minister Michael Ferguson will contest a Liberal partyroom ballot on Monday to replace outgoing Premier Will Hodgman.
Significant but isolated rainfall across Queensland is cold comfort for drought-ravaged farmers as more below-average rainfall is forecast for coming weeks.
No one has been charged for alcohol related offences in the wake of riots in the remote Cape York community of Aurukun.
A Victorian equestrian accused of raping a fellow rider has been committed to stand trial.
Christmas has well and truly come to Shepparton, with homes across the region lighting up. They’re bright, and cheery, and very, very Christmassy. Don’t miss any Christmas lights with our map!
“The year looked so promising for me.“ This is how Johnathon Bentancourt saw his future before doctors told him he had just a few months left to live.
The Hume Freeway is closed towards Melbourne, just outside of Wangaratta, due to a truck rollover. Emergency services are on site. Motorists are advised to detour at the Great Alpine road exit to get back on to the Hume Freeway. Northbound lanes...