A train driver is dead and two others are injured after a Queensland Rail locomotive and a coal train collided west of Rockhampton.
It's been called an 'unprecedented emergency' in Victoria's east with a major power station undergoing urgent repairs. Read more.
A large market complex filled with shoppers and residents collapsed shortly after a loud explosion. It comes after eight people died in a chemical leak.
The 18-year-old and his stepdad were both injured when the whale surfaced and landed on their boat near Narooma on the NSW south coast.
About 1100 passengers were on board the two trains. Some of them were travelling to a wedding party in the Ghotki district.
A baby less than a year old has been found among the five people dead after the boat capsized. About 200 people were onboard. Read more.
The volcanic eruption two days ago has killed at least 32 people, with hundreds more still missing. More than 500 homes have been destroyed by lava.
At least 20 people running a mountain marathon cross-country race have died after hail, freezing rain and gales hit the high-altitude track.
Rescuers made a startling find under the bonnet after a car burst into flames in NSW on Wednesday bringing traffic to a halt.
A possible new theory has emerged about what may have happened to Russell Hill and Carol Clay who vanished more than a year ago.
Horrifying new details have emerged as authorities are forced to suspend their search for survivors due to safety concerns.
An overpass collapsed and sent the train plunging onto the road below, killing more than people and injuring dozens more.
Russell Hill's wife has revealed her thoughts on ongoing investigations into the search for her husband and friend Carol Clay in regional Victoria.
'There are people in the water, drowning, getting sucked out the rip current, and people on shore receiving CPR.'
Authorities are dealing with the gruesome aftermath of what the country's prime minister described as a 'heavy disaster'.