The operators of the Ranger mine in the Northern Territory say a spill of uranium and acid has been contained, and there will be no impact to the environment.
Only recently, Mitchell Johnson's recall to the Australian Test side was being seriously questioned.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has played down the diplomatic row with China, after another stern rebuke over her comments regarding the country's new air defence zone.
The parents of two schoolgirls who have gone missing from Sydney have pleaded for them to come home and say they are not in trouble.
Uniting Church minister The Reverend Roger Munson is among the Canberra celebrants marrying same-sex couples this weekend.
Victorian Health Minister David Davis says the state's ambulances are among the most reliable in the world, in response to a string of engine failures.
Police say a motorcyclist killed near Hobart was likely a participant in a toy run.
Ulises Garcia and Craig Berry say they will get married as many times as necessary for their union to be formally recognised at a national level.
The Chinese foreign minister has launched an unprecedented public attack on the Australian Government, accusing it of "jeopardising bilateral mutual trust" as the row over the East China Sea escalates.
Prominent Queensland businessman Greg Grant and his wife Patricia have been killed in a car crash in India.
Australia will present a united political front at the Johannesburg memorial for Nelson Mandela with both coalition and Labor leaders to attend.