The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wrapped up their tour of Sydney on Friday with a trip to the Easter show, a stroll on the beach and a visit to a children's hospice.
A group of inmates has gone on a rampage at a regional prison in Western Australia's south, damaging a number of cells in a unit.
Three people have died in separate crashes in regional Western Australia as police warn drivers to take care over the Easter long weekend.
A man armed with a crossbow in Sydney's west has been shot after an eight-hour stand-off with NSW Police.
Investigations into the sinking of a ferry off South Korea's coast have centred on possible crew negligence with an arrest warrant sought for the captain.
A young woman from Sydney's southwest is missing, and there are concerns for her safety.
New NSW Premier Mike Baird will spend the Easter weekend considering the line-up of his Cabinet, which is expected to include fresh talent as he gears up for the next election.
There is no word from the Tasmanian Government on when building work at the Royal Hobart Hospital will resume.
Australia's Easter road toll stands at four, with three lives lost in WA and one in Tasmania.
Prince William and Kate paid a visit to Manly beach and the Duke expressed a wish to enrol his nipper Prince George in the local surf club.
Staff at children's hospice Bear Cottage say a visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has made the families feel very special.
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