A five-year-old Iranian asylum seeker has attempted self-harm by swallowing shampoo and nails, a lawyer says.
Leeton High School students have returned to the classroom for the first time since teacher Stephanie Scott's alleged murder.
Storms smashing NSW aren't letting up as emergency services battle to meet pleas for help from Newcastle down to Sydney.
More than 100 schools in NSW have been closed with severe weather lashing the state.
A second man arrested in counter-terrorism raids in Melbourne has appeared in court charged with conspiring to commit a terrorist act.
A third man has been charged following the terror raids in Melbourne over the weekend.
Daniel Andrews has called on Victorians to show unity and strength during Anzac Day commemorations on Saturday.
An elderly woman is fighting for life after being rescued from flood waters in the Hunter region and a cruise ship is stuck outside Sydney Harbour because of a massive swell as Category 2 cyclonic winds and heavy rain lash New South Wales.
A man will front court charged over an alleged Anzac Day terrorist plot as Tony Abbott says authorities are working hard to combat the lure of IS.
Domestic flights have been delayed by up to 45 minutes at Sydney airport due to the wild weather.
Indonesia is standing firm on plans to execute Bali Nine duo Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan with President Widodo saying it's just a matter of time.