Firefighters across NSW are hoping to contain fierce blazes as conditions ease ahead of temperatures hitting the 40s next week.
Not only did the Queensland firefighters protect the shelter, they comforted the animals – and even did a spot of laundry.
Police have charged a man after a resident of a house in Bethania, Queensland, was allegedly stabbed leaving him in a serious condition in hospital.
A man sentenced to life in prison for the stabbing murder of 68-year-old Brisbane socialite Maureen Boyce in 2015 has had his conviction overturned on appeal.
A Chinese-Australian man who stole identities and forged passports to secure loans to repay debts and fund his lifestyle has been jailed for 10 years.
A Queensland doctor who sexually assaulted a patient in his consultation room has been sentenced to eight months' prison, suspended after three months.
Lyn Gynther, who is caring for 13 kangaroos as fires rage around her, says she is trying to make up for the destruction she caused.
Queensland's corruption watchdog is assessing an allegation the state's deputy premier interfered in the recruitment of a principal.
A Queensland police officer has faced court accused of releasing protected information and misconduct in relation to a media outlet.
A service will be held in Brisbane on Friday to remember the late Sam Watson, who spent decades advocating for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
A Qld singer seeking fame in Nashville has become the unwitting face of a $900,000 scam that convinced investors to fund the career of the next Taylor Swift.
Queensland fire crews are still fighting a large bushfire on the Darling Downs with conditions set to worsen as a heatwave grips the state.
Seven fires in NSW were escalated to emergency level on Thursday with fears several could merge into a mega blaze northwest of Sydney.