Quick-thinking bystanders have helped potentially save a man's life after he was bitten on the arm by a shark in the NSW Hunter region.
A volunteer NSW firefighter has been charged with deliberately lighting more than 30 grass fires during the state's catastrophic Black Summer bushfires last summer.
Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for former US President Donald Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection for the Capitol riot will begin the week of February 8.
A former teacher is accused of sexually abusing more than a dozen students at a Sydney school over an 18-year period.
Australians are being urged to plan for visiting the beach like they would for a road trip amid an alarming spike in people drowning while trying to rescue others.
Mystery surrounds the death of an Australian man on a Bali beach after his family refused to allow an autopsy.
After weeks of wet and mild weather, extreme heat conditions characteristic of a typical Australian summer have arrived.
Australia's proposed media code has escalated government tensions with Google, with the tech giant threatening to remove access to its search engine if the plan is stamped into law.
More Victorians stranded interstate will be able to return home after the state government further eased border restrictions.
Temperatures across southeast Australia are set to soar for at least the next four days, with some areas reaching 45 degrees.