Sydney nightlife quiet as lockout laws end
NSW Police have confirmed “nothing out of the ordinary” happened in Sydney on the first weekend after the controversial lockout laws were lifted.
The federal and Victorian governments are contributing $75 million to a clean-up package for properties left damaged in the wake of destructive bushfires.
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese is in no hurry to rush a new suite of policies through given the next election is probably two years away.
The federal government is allocating $76 million from its $2 billion bushfire recovery fund in a new push to revive Australia’s tourism sector.
Thunderstorms are expected to lash northeastern NSW as rain continues to provide relief to drought-stricken areas.
Rain and thunder are expected to hit Victoria on Sunday, which could have mixed impacts in fire-ravaged regions.
Three AFL players have run a football clinic for children in Victoria’s fire-hit East Gippsland.
An amber alert has been issued for a one year old boy taken from his mother’s arms in Ipswich, west of Brisbane.
Outgoing Australian ambassador to the US Joe Hockey has been farewelled from 25 years of public life in politics and diplomacy at a Washington party.
This season’s bushfires have “rewritten the rule book” as ecologists fear more than 80 per cent of the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains have been lost.
A blaze has been burning out of control on French Island, Victoria’s largest coastal island located at Western Port in the state’s south.
Young Aboriginal people in remote communities must overcome great obstacles to complete secondary school, but more are succeeding than ever before.
Heavy rain has fallen across parts of NSW and is expected to continue into Sunday and Monday.
Members of a small Victorian town have gathered in a symbol of peace and inclusivity, after a local couple raised a Nazi flag above their property.
Christmas has well and truly come to Shepparton, with homes across the region lighting up. They’re bright, and cheery, and very, very Christmassy. Don’t miss any Christmas lights with our map!
“The year looked so promising for me.“ This is how Johnathon Bentancourt saw his future before doctors told him he had just a few months left to live.
The Hume Freeway is closed towards Melbourne, just outside of Wangaratta, due to a truck rollover. Emergency services are on site. Motorists are advised to detour at the Great Alpine road exit to get back on to the Hume Freeway. Northbound lanes...