An Indonesian family’s dream of being reunited with a loved one who disappeared during the 2004 tsunami has been dashed.
One person is dead after a truck ploughed into a pride parade in Florida in what has been described as a 'horrific incident'.
Police officers rode borrowed pushbikes to chase down three teenagers who fled from a stolen car in Melbourne.Police say the stolen Hyundai sedan crashed into two other vehicles on Eastlink, before the teens were seen running away about 8.
Dandenong Ranges businesses hit hard by recent storms say they will lose about a month of income, but government payments may help.Wild storms hit the area and other parts of Victoria almost two weeks ago, bringing trees down on hundreds of houses and leaving thousands more without power.
A woman has died and a man has been hospitalised after their fishing boat capsized near the Port of Brisbane.The pair went out on a fishing trip on Saturday and had not returned by 7pm, prompting police involvement.
Thrillseekers will find eight new permanent rides when Australia's iconic Luna Park reopens its pearly whites just in time for the school holidays.The Sydney amusement park will be open to the public on June 26 after its $30 million face lift.
The shocking sexual abuse of a schoolgirl that went on for seven years ended when she detailed the ordeal on a stone she left in a park.
A speech by one of the Reserve Bank of Australia's top officials will provide an opportunity to respond to last week's extraordinarily strong labour force figures and signal whether it changes the timing of a future interest rate rise.Economists certainly believe it does.
RSL Victoria's suspended chief executive purportedly circulated an email to staff telling them that news of an old dating profile was an attempt to embarrass him.Jamie Twidale has been removed from the top job amid an independent investigation into his conduct.
Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne believes it is still worth taking a dispute with China over wine export tariffs to the World Trade Organisation even if the federal government thinks it lacks teeth.Senator Payne says the WTO does need a number of key reforms, such as dispute settlements being made more transparent.
Four year old Tharnicaa Murugappan, whose Tamil asylum-seeker family is anxious to be allowed to return to their adopted hometown of Biloela in Queensland, has ben released from hospital.The young girl has been discharged from Perth Children's Hospital almost two weeks after being medically evacuated from Christmas Island with a blood infection caused by untreated pneumonia.
Queensland has confirmed one new case of Covid-19, which had been active in the community for a 'short period' while infectious.
A fresh local virus case has been uncovered in Queensland as the state government announces an easing of restrictions.The flight attendant, aged in her 30s, arrived in Brisbane on an Emirates flight on June 5 and tested positive after being released from hotel quarantine.
Senior Liberal government minister Marise Payne has declined to comment on media speculation of a potential Nationals leadership spill in the coming week.Media reports suggest Barnaby Joyce will have another crack at getting his old job back as Nationals leader, possible as early as Monday, unhappy with the course Michael McCormack is taking for the party.
Environmental and urban policy groups alike have praised the NSW government's plan to abolish stamp duty on electric vehicles and incentivise the adoption of the vehicles over the next decade.But the Labor opposition has called on the government to "show more ambition" and create an opening for NSW in the EV supply chain.
The classic car market is booming in Australia, with the sharp rise in values partly fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic and a growing awareness of the money to be made in the emerging asset class.Cars that were not necessarily loved or considered the peak of automotive excellence when they were released are now selling for many times their original cost as savvy investors look to cash in.