South-east Queensland cops a drenching as major clean up begins

Residents in south-east Queensland are facing a major clean up this morning following a deluge of heavy rain yesterday and overnight

Man who allegedly threw girlfriend off Gold Coast high-rise balcony faces murder committal

The committal hearing of a man accused of throwing his cheerleader girlfriend from a Gold Coast highrise has heard the woman was still alive when first responders reached her on a glass awning

Superannuation cannot rise without stalling wage growth, RBA documents reveal

Australia's superannuation rate is legislated to rise but it could cost workers an increase in wages

Townsville airport closes, but Tropical Cyclone Kimi weakens, is unlikely to cross coast

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says it is now unlikely weakening Tropical Cyclone Kimi will significantly impact the north Queensland coast

Two young men clinging to life after horror Adelaide motorbike crash


Two young men are fighting for life in hospital after they were thrown from a motorbike in a horror crash in Adelaide

Cyclone Kimi forms off Queensland

A tropical cyclone named Kimi has formed about 135 kilometres north-east of Cooktown

Wandina shopping centre carpark fire causes $125,000 damage, destroys multiple vehicles

A fire that severely damaged seven cars and caused $125,000 worth of damage in West Australia's mid-west on Saturday has been blamed on an aromatherapy device in one of the vehicles

Daughter charged with father's murder after fatal stabbing in NSW Hunter region

A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing her father — who had served jail time for a brutal assault — in the NSW Hunter region

NSW records six new COVID-19 cases, all linked to person in Western Sydney

Health authorities in NSW have confirmed six new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and are urging people in Western and south-west Sydney to get tested

Police believe mother responsible for all four deaths in Tullamarine homicide, husband cleared


Police believe the woman found dead with her three children in Melbourne's north-west yesterday was responsible for all four deaths

Severe weather warning issued for south-east Queensland with large hail, wild winds and heavy rain on the way

A severe weather warning has been issued for south-east Queensland on Saturday

Bushfire burning out of control in Wheatbelt as threat level for earlier blaze in Perth's east downgraded

A bushfire continues to burn out of control in WA's wheatbelt region, as the threat level for an earlier fire in Perth's east is downgraded to a watch and act

Zero local coronavirus cases in NSW as Premier Gladys Berejiklian flags easing restrictions in Greater Sydney

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has flagged easing restrictions in Greater Sydney next week after the state recorded a second day in a row with no locally acquired coronavirus cases

Queensland records three new cases of coronavirus, none linked to Hotel Grand Chancellor

Queensland has recorded three new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, two in hotel quarantine and a historical case from Cairns, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says

Methamphetamine among drugs seized by police during raid on Morphett Vale industrial property


Police have arrested two men and seized several kilograms of drugs, cash and a pill press from a property in Adelaide's south

Melbourne chef spared jail after sexually assaulting teenage girl in 2019

A chef at a Victorian beachside restaurant was facing up to 20 years' prison today for sexually assaulting a teenage girl but was free to go home after appearing in court

Facility in rural Queensland town flagged as potential COVID-19 quarantine hub for international travellers

Homeground Villages at Calliope in Central Queensland has been flagged as a possible quarantine facility for returned overseas travellers — the same site considered to house NRL players during the pandemic

Boy, 17, fighting for life after falling 10m off cliff during police pursuit in Sydney's inner west


A teenage boy is fighting for his life in hospital after falling 10 metres off a cliff during a police pursuit in Sydney's inner west early this morning

Four people found dead at Tullamarine in Melbourne's north-west, Victoria Police say

Homicide detectives are investigating after four people were found dead at a property in Tullamarine, in Melbourne's north-west, police say

Donald Trump impeached by the House of Representatives a second time, with several Republicans crossing the floor


US President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives for a second time