As the firestorm hit the RFS volunteers took shelter in a shed, but when the door buckled from the flames the group appeared doomed. Firie Siobhan Threlfall shares her horrific story.
Perth woman Alison Raspa, 25, was missing for four months before her body was pulled from a lake and now a coroner has ruled how she died.
A cyclone brewing off the Queensland coast is set to smash parts of the state with heavy rain – but it comes with a very positive twist.
There was flash flooding around Sydney, including Bondi Junction, where cars were almost completely submerged under water.
Friends feared the family was missing after tornadoes ripped through their neighbourhood before getting the worst possible news.
Scientists say if greenhouse gas emissions continue rising, much of Australia's 11,400km of sandy coastline could be washed away.
Australia's hot summers are lasting weeks longer right across the country, with researchers saying things will only get worse.
These before-and-after-images show how the Australian landscape has responded to huge rainfall on the east coast over the last month.
Satellite images of the same place taken just days apart show the the impact of a recent heatwave in Antarctica.
Despite the biggest rain period for 20 years recently, Sydney residents will still be facing restrictions amid the ongoing drought.
People were disgusted with the poor treatment of the Queensland SES volunteers but told them 'don't lose heart'.
A storm cells moving through Victoria is bringing more wet weather while the NSW south coast is also forecast to be hit with some wild conditions over the weekend.
A dried up pond cracking under the pressure of the drought has been completely transformed in the space of just weeks.
There is a reason you can receive a drenching while your neighbour stays dry and it all has to do with how stable our atmosphere is.
Residents battling floods in Queensland and NSW are facing more rain and large ocean swells from approaching Cyclone Uesi.
The SES is desperately trying to find out if anybody was in the car as a photo emerged of it stranded in floodwaters.
Sydney received about one third of its annual rainfall during the last four days but the big wet is far from over.