Weak easterly winds bringing cooler, humid air should help Queensland crews battling more than 90 bushfires but severe weather is forecast to return
A "watch and act" bushfire alert issued for parts of Cascade in Western Australia's Shire of Esperance has been downgraded with the fire brought under control.
Sacked rugby union star Israel Folau has linked the nation's devastating bushfires to Australia passing laws to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage.
Melbourne's Parkville youth centre will stay in lockdown until an agreement can be reached to guarantee the safety of staff after three workers were assaulted.
The man who found him first thought the baby was a cat. But then he heard a noise coming from a bag and found the newborn inside.
Her doctor said she stayed up all night playing on her phone before waking up the next morning and picking up her phone again.
Cyclist Steven Weldon had right of way, but that didn't stop this driver. Mr Weldon pleaded with the motorist to 'just man up' and come forward.
A proposal to make it more difficult to access adult sites including pornography and gambling has been slammed by critics.
The 9-year-old is about to finish his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and then plans to study medicine while completing his PhD.
A swim in a fresh water lake left a 32-year-old man wheelchair bound and unable to hug his girlfriend.
Northerly winds gusting up to 100 km/h and temperatures in the low-to-mid 30s are expected to trigger severe fire danger warnings in Tasmania's southeast.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a heatwave warning, which will affect most of NSW by mid-next week as firefighters battle out-of-control blazes on the east coast.
Liberal MP Andrew Hastie and senator James Paterson will need to "repent and redress their mistakes" if they want to visit China.