A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ever,...
The day areas of the Mount Field National Park near Hobart have been closed because of rising floodwaters.
Car burst into flames in Cairns suburbia
Witnesses say neighbours tried in vain to rescue a man from a burning vehicle, describing the scene as "horrific" after the ute exploded on a Cairn's street yesterday.
A Chinese spokesman suggests Australia should "reflect" on its behaviour, backing the Fijian PM's claims that Scott Morrison was "insulting and condescending" at last week's Pacific Islands Forum.
Fire crews were called to an apartment fire near the Westmount area on Tuesday. As Kendra Slugoski reports, they were called after witnesses saw more than just flames.
Composer and sound man Julien Gauthier was travelling through Canada to record nature sounds for a musical project when he was surprised in his sleep by a grizzly bear and dragged into the forest, according to a travelling partner.
The Wellington Shire Council in Victoria's Gippsland gives eligible farmers $700 pre-loaded debit cards to provide some financial relief and stimulate the local economy.
Experts say bushfires coupled with decreasing habitat in an urbanised landscape is taking its toll on wildlife and improved land management is crucial.
Firefighters were called to an apartment in the area of 124 Street and 111 Avenue Tuesday morning. Neighbours described a disturbing scene, in which a man was hanging from a third-floor balcony. Kendra Slugoski has more from the scene.
An out-of-control bushfire in Spain's Canary Islands throws flames 50 metres into the air, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities say.
Police responded to the area of Yonge Street between 19th Avenue and Jefferson Side Road a little before 9:30 p.m Sunday.