Queensland firefighters are working frantically to strengthen containment lines and fire breaks as the state braces for the fire danger to again ramp up to severe levels.
Indigenous Australians have demanded police stop brutalising them as more than 1000 people protested in Alice Springs over the shooting death of indigenous man Kumanjayi Walker.
So often unfortunate to be overlooked, Joe Burns has a golden opportunity to finally cement his spot in Australia's Test side after being selected to open the batting alongside David Warner in the first Test against Pakistan at the Gabba.
Former Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown has landed an unexpected role across the Tasman after joining the Warriors coaching staff.
Australia is staring down the barrel of a horrific summer season that will drag scorching temperatures and extreme conditions well into the new year.
A man has been threatened with a gun during an apparent dispute between two groups of people at a home south of Hobart.
The Vatican has again noted George Pell's claim to innocence ahead of a High Court bid to overturn the Catholic cardinal's child sexual abuse convictions.
US House of Representatives Intelligence committee Democrats have defeated a Republican bid to compel testimony in the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump from the whistleblower whose complaint sparked the probe.
Australia loves its cars, but a new worldwide study has found driving them into cities like Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne is a struggle thanks to road quality and parking costs.
Stranded teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg has embarked on a new expedition across the Atlantic after hitching a ride on a catamaran with an adventurous Australian family.