After temperatures broke the 40C barrier in Sydney and northern parts of NSW for a second straight day, a welcome cool change arrived late on Sunday.
Jarryd Hayne is due to resume testifying at his rape trial after giving a graphic account on Friday of his encounter with the complainant.
Twelve jurors will reconvene in Wollongong to continue deliberations after the trial of alleged rapists, NRL star Jack de Belin and his friend Callan Sinclair.
Sydney and large swathes of northern NSW have endured a second straight day of hot weather, but a cool change is quickly dropping temperatures in some areas.
A bushfire in western Sydney's Northmead has been brought under control, while a Watch and Act alert for a fire in the Blue Mountains has been downgraded.
A 40-year-old will remain in custody on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly ran at two NSW police officers with a knife and was shot in the leg.
NSW has recorded its 22nd consecutive day without a local COVID-19 case, while four cases were uncovered in hotel quarantine.
Sydney and parts of NSW sweated through the hottest November night on record, with no respite likely until late Sunday afternoon.
Victoria has reached 30 straight days without a new COVID-19 case, two days after officially eliminating the virus from the community.
A 40-year-old man is under police guard in a Sydney hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg after he allegedly ran at two officers with a knife.
Sydney has broken the 40-degree barrier and swathes of western NSW, SA and northern Victoria are baking through even higher temperatures.
Upgrades to Australia's Davis Station in Antarctica will prioritise open-plan interiors, flexible labs, waste minimisation and adaptability.
NSW has chalked up three weeks without a single locally-transmitted virus case, as NSW Health urges people to stay COVID-safe during the hot weather.
A 15th man has been arrested during an ongoing police operation targeting a global network sharing the sexual abuse of Australian children.
A Cessnock woman will face court charged with fraudulently receiving more than $100,000 intended for bushfire victims and businesses hit hard by the pandemic.
A mother and her boyfriend have been charged with manslaughter after the woman's toddler was found dead in a car in Townsville during sweltering conditions.
Jarryd Hayne has told the jury in his rape trial he had exchanged flirty, steamy and sexual messages with the complainant after she contacted him on Instagram.
The NSW government has referred its budget bill to the governor to sign into law, ignoring an upper house change that would boost the ICAC budget.
A Pastafarian facing jail over a skifield bashing suffered a discernible decline in his mental health after a judge ridiculed his headwear, a court has heard.