A Rural Fire Service firefighter has died after battling a blaze in the NSW Hunter region.
Kimberley Le Lievre Coronial inquiry to delve into cause of Queanbeyan home explosion which left a teenager fighting for his life.
Yass Tribune Police will target speeding and dangerous driving on the Barton Highway during a two week blitz starting on Friday.
Michaela Whitbourn and Emma Partridge The Baird government has been warned it could face legal action if it fails to resolve the crisis engulfing the state's overcrowded prison system.
Timna Jacks and AAP An out of control and unpredictable fire is threatening lives and homes north of Perth.
Esther Han A popular healthy food producer has been penalised $32k for exaggerating the benefits of its oats.
Mark Kenny An upbeat Malcolm Turnbull has denied he is facing an insurgency led by Tony Abbott, expressed optimism about a new global climate deal in Paris, hinted that superannuation concessions used by the rich could be trimmed and again dismissed suggestions of ground troops in Iraq and Syria.
Heath Aston The Senate has sunk government plans to open up Australia's port-to-port shipping industry to more foreign-flagged vessels – many of which are crewed by sailors paid as little as $2 an hour.
Peter Hannam A much-anticipated cool change took its time making it to Sydney, dragging out another unseasonably hot day.
Melanie Leach A rare sighting of a dugong on the far south coast has left locals and tourists amazed – and sparked the interest of prestigious international journal, National Geographic.