All six Australian states are simultaneously on high fire alert as extreme weather stokes dangerous conditions across the country:NEW SOUTH WALES* Six lives and 612 houses destroyed this bushfire season.
Soft household spending leading to falling GST revenue - as well as debt being raised for major works - has led ratings agency Moody's to offer a negative outlook for state governments in the coming year.
Nearly half of Australian kids aged six to 13 own or have access to a mobile phone, a survey has found.
The AFL has joined forces with Lifeline as the league's new mental health officials gauge what the game should do next to tackle its biggest issue.
St George Illawarra hooker Cameron McInnes is a die-hard club man and would be "honoured" to take over as skipper of the NRL club in 2020.
The prospect of winning another NRL premiership with Melbourne has skipper Cameron Smith feeling excited as he prepares for his 19th and final season.
The number of NSW homes lost to bushfires this season has passed 600 as crews continue to battle 50 blazes across the state which have again blanketed Sydney in smoke.
A man accused of shooting a Townsville woman in the head and bashing her husband with a hammer because they owed him money will remain behind bars charged with attempted murder.
TripAdvisor has suspended reviews for the Pizza Express in Woking Prince Andrew discussed during his interview about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
PRINCE ANDREW'S STATEMENT IN FULL:It has become clear to me over the last few days that the circumstances relating to my former association with Jeffrey Epstein has become a major disruption to my family's work and the valuable work going on in the many organisations and charities that I am...