Two killed in light plane crash north-east of Canberra

Two men have been killed in a light plane crash north-east of Canberra

Alleged road rage turns violent on major Sydney road

An altercation between two drivers turned violent during an alleged road rage incident on one of Sydney's busiest motorways

Police sting: Behind the scenes with Strike Force Raptor

Strike Force Raptor is back - bigger and stronger than ever

Eerie light display across Melbourne resembles UFOs - but there's a simple explanation

Strange lights over early morning skies in Melbourne today had some residents wondering if they were encountering a fleet of UFOs

North Queensland beach closed after crocodile seen metres from swimmers

A crocodile sighting has forced a popular north Queensland beach to close for multiple hours this morning, the animal reportedly coming within metres of swimmers

Dust storms sweep through parts of South Australia


Parts of Adelaide have been blanketed in an orange haze as dust storms sweep across South Australia

Francis Wark sentenced to 18 years in jail for historical killing of teenager Hayley Dodd

Almost 22 years since Hayley Dodd vanished from a remote West Australian road,  convicted rapist Francis John Wark has been sentenced to 18 years in jail for the teenager's manslaughter

Police use social media posts as evidence to net new-age hoons

Snap-happy hoons are making law enforcement "very easy" on the Gold Coast, the city's most senior police officer says

Cyclone Seroja leaves Kalbarri residents 'shell-shocked' as power may be out for days


The power could be out for days in the Mid West region after towns were decimated by ex-Tropical Cyclone Seroja on Sunday night, which ripped roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and flooded streets

Regional aged care homes are closing at an alarming rate, leaving elderly Australians facing uncertain futures

Aged care in regional Australia is in crisis, with more than three-quarters of all homes losing money

One person dead in Sydney house fire

One person has died and another seriously injured following a house fire in Sydney's south west

He was last seen barefoot in a windbreaker by a campfire

A mass search is underway for a missing camper who vanished from a campsite near the Victoria-NSW border three days ago

Assad regime used chemical weapons in Saraqib: Global watchdog

The Assad regime used chemical weapons against its population in Saraqib, Syria in 2018, a global watchdog said on Monday

Turkish leader welcomes Libyan premier with ceremony

Turkey's president on Monday welcomed the prime minister of Libya's Government of National Unity with an official ceremony in the capital Ankara

Hearings closed to media for two teens charged over the stabbing death of 16yo Yannis Leulusoo

Two teenage boys charged over their alleged involvement in the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Brisbane's CBD last week have faced court.

More than 20,000 without power as Cyclone Seroja lashes WA

As many as 20,000 residents of Geraldton are without power after Cyclone Seroja made landfall in Western Australia overnight

Homes 'smashed flat', red alerts in place as ex-Cyclone Seroja continues destructive path

The clean-up is beginning in the wake of ex-Cyclone Seroja, with homes damaged and destroyed as the storm made landfall overnight in Western Australia

Average first home buyer deposit cracks $100,000 as property market roars

The home deposit being put forward by first home buyers is now more than $100,000 as a supercharged property market forces more people to commit than save more

Woman allegedly threatened at knifepoint in terrifying Melbourne carjacking


A manhunt is underway after a woman was allegedly threatened at knifepoint, stabbed and dragged along a road during an aggravated carjacking in Melbourne's south-east

NSW Police accepts responsibility for John Edwards murdering his two teenage children

NSW Police have accepted responsibility for the deaths of two children who were shot and killed by their father in their Sydney home in 2018