With several days of rain ahead, Sydney might break a 72-year record as most of the country is hit with wild weather.
South Korea and the US military have conducted missile drills in response to North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile over Japan, as the United Nations Security Council prepares to meet over Pyongyang's longest-range test.Nuclear-armed North Korea test-fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) farther than ever before on Tuesday, sending it soaring over Japan for the first time in five years and prompting a warning for residents there to take cover.
Mars has just introduced its first new M&M's character in 10 years, but it has already received backlash online.
Environmental groups and farmers are demanding better protection from oil and gas development for the rivers and flood plains of the Lake Eyre basin.The call follows a major study investigating the distribution of oil and gas across the flood plains that identified major environmental concerns.
A Victorian man has admitted he drugged and raped a woman who rented a room from him after it was advertised on Gumtree.Marco Gastello, 44, appeared by video link from prison in Melbourne's County Court on Wednesday, where he pleaded guilty to five sexual offences.
Getty ImagesNew Zealanders reacted with anger, confusion and disbelief at the sentencing in recent weeks of 18-year-old Jayden Meyer to home detention after his conviction for rape, sexual violation and indecent acts. Meyer’s sentence resulted in protests as well as a petition signed by over 39,000 people demanding tougher sentencing. Crown prosecutors have since announced they will appeal the judge’s decision. So how could such a sentence be justified in the first place? A brief look at the rul
Four flavours of the popular drink have been pulled from shelves over fears contamination could cause illness or injuries. Read more.
Moments after speaking to police, Peter Koenig was fuming over questions about Bruce Saunders' woodchipper death, a court has heard."I'm not f***ing happy with someone.
A Coles customer's basket fail has amused fellow shoppers - and it turns out she's not the first to make the error.
Sneaky homeowners secretly renting out their properties on Airbnb could soon be dobbed in by their neighbours. Find out what's happening.
A court appeal against a landmark legal victory by traditional owners halting drilling at a massive Northern Territory gas project has been expedited.The Federal Court will hear the appeal on November 15 and 16 after the same court last month found the offshore gas regulator shouldn't have approved environmental plans to drill in the Barossa gas field, 265km northwest of Darwin.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has diverged from the Australian course, lifting the official cash rate by 50 basis points to 3.5 per cent at its October meeting.
A TiKToker has shocked fellow passengers at the airport with her questionable outfit choice. Find out what she wore.
Hiding in the shadows on the side of a major motorway, a police car has angered Aussie drivers. Find out what happened.
A western Sydney teenager who disappeared more than 50 years ago was seen talking to two men in a panel van on the day she vanished without a trace.Police now want to track down the pair as they try to determine what happened to 15-year-old Lynette Melbin and hope a $500,000 reward will prompt someone to come forward and help them uncover her fate.
Drivers will soon start to see something new on the road but some say it could be more problematic. Do you think it's a good idea?
Australian women who married Islamic State fighters and are now languishing with their families in a Syrian detention camp will cooperate with law enforcement if they're repatriated, a leading child advocate says.Save the Children CEO Mat Tinkler said he had discussions with the women about submitting to surveillance and house arrest if they were returned to Australia when he visited the camp.
ShutterstockA new type of COVID test is set to be available from November for Australians to use at home. It promises an alternative to rapid antigen tests (RATs), which we’re familiar with. It also promises a faster and more convenient option than PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests performed in a lab. The distributor is marketing the new product as a “portable PCR self-test kit” and a “game-changer” in COVID detection. But does this new kit deliver what it promises? And is it worth the price
Brisbane's 2032 Olympics should not be viewed as the end of a golden decade of Australian sport but rather a springboard to sustained success.That is according to swimming legend Kieren Perkins, who now runs the Australian Sports Commission, as the nation prepares for a period littered with home world championships and other major sporting events.
The NSW government's $1 billion-plus proposal to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam has been declared critical state infrastructure, fast tracking the project, however the move has attracted fierce opposition.Premier Dominic Perrottet on Wednesday announced he would pursue raising the wall as NSW faces widespread flooding, with a month's worth of rain predicted to fall on saturated catchments in coming days.