Caronavirus sees Wuhan ban cars in Chinese city as Hong Kong declares virus emergency


The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close schools for two weeks

Three cases of coronavirus confirmed in NSW, one in Victoria as death toll rises in China


New South Wales Health says they have confirmed three case of the deadly coronavirus, bringing the national number to four

Canada PM expresses sympathy for Turkey earthquake



Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday offered sympathy to those affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey

Turkey thanks support messages over deadly earthquake


Turkey's Foreign Ministry early Saturday conveyed gratitude to foreign missions for their condolence messages over a powerful earthquake which jolted eastern part of the country

First Australian case of coronavirus confirmed in Victoria, as death toll rises in China


The first Australian case of coronavirus has been confirmed, with a man being held under isolation in a Melbourne hospital

Germany shooting sees six dead, several injured in town of Rot am See

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NSW bushfire death toll rises to 25 after body found inside burnt-out home near Moruya


A body has been found inside a razed home on the NSW South Coast where fires raged on Thursday, bringing the state's bushfire death toll to 25

Man arrested after alleged sexual harassment on Bondi Beach


A man accused of sexually harassing women on Bondi Beach has been arrested after a two-hour stand-off with police

NSW Health investigating four possible cases of deadly coronavirus


Health authorities in New South Wales are investigating four possible cases of the deadly coronavirus

ATO investigates hundreds of Australians after global money laundering raids

Hundreds of Australian tax avoiders using a dodgy bank in Central America could face civil or criminal charges after a global investigation into money laundering and tax evasion

Six RFS volunteers suffer injuries after water tanker rolls on NSW South Coast

Six Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers have been injured when a water tanker rolled while fighting the Clyde Mountain fire in Eurobodalla on the South Coast

'Highly unlikely' worker survived collapse at Henty Gold Mine in Tasmania, police say

The man has been missing since 4:00am on Thursday (ABC News) Police say it is "unlikely" a man missing after a collapse at a Tasmanian gold mine early yesterday morning could have survived

Flash flooding likely as monsoonal low brings days of rain to north-west Queensland

Queensland's north west is expected to get days of storms which are likely to cause flash flooding, bringing new hope to graziers who've been waiting years for substantial falls

International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide


The International Court of Justice has unanimously ordered Myanmar to "take all measures within its power" to prevent all acts of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority group

Three firefighters dead after Large Air Tanker crashes while fighting bushfires in southern NSW


Three US crew members were killed when their Large Air Tanker crashed while fighting a bushfire in southern NSW

Woolworths issues recall for cheesecake

Woolworths has issued an urgent recall for a home-branded chocolate cheesecake

Free Wi-Fi rolled out on NSW beaches

Four NSW beaches will have free Wi-Fi this summer under a new state government trial to alert swimmers of potential hazards

Drivers to fill up on cheaper petrol prices ahead of Australia Day long weekend


NSW motorists are enjoying cheaper petrol prices ahead of the Australia Day long weekend getaway

Plane from deadly infection's ground zero lands in Australia

A plane full of passengers has landed in Sydney from Wuhan, China, where the deadly coronavirus which locked down the city originated

Worker missing underground after mine collapses in Tasmania


A search is underway for a worker after a mine collapsed in Tasmania in the early hours of this morning