A man and his sleeping 12-year-old daughter have made a lucky escape after their Tasmanian home caught fire due to a hot chimney.
Warm water corals are colonising Tasmanian reefs as climate change pushes up temperatures in the Bass Strait, a study has found.
Another hole has opened up on a popular Queensland beach, not far from one that swallowed a caravan, a car and tents a few years ago.
As New Zealand authorities try to find the source of a "sordid and sick" strawberry needle contamination, its government says it will keep relying on Australia's screening regime for safety.
A 72-year-old man has died after his new sailing boat capsized in hazardous seas off Sydney.
A Labor plan to force companies to publicly disclose how much they pay women compared to men will be closely examined by the coalition.
Brigid Baker loved the 15 years she spent serving in the Australian Army.
Scott Morrison's government is still heading for a terrible defeat, but the latest polls show he's clawed back some ground.
After more than a year in a squalid Cambodian prison, filmmaker James Ricketson spent his first morning back home walking on a Sydney beach before heading to a phone shop to sort a new SIM card.
Sydney Roosters halfback Cooper Cronk admits he is a "long shot" to play in Sunday's NRL grand final against Melbourne due to a shoulder injury.