Three children and one man dead after car allegedly set alight on suburban Brisbane street


Three children and a man have died and a woman has critical injuries after a car was allegedly set alight in a Brisbane street this morning

Thousands of Australians ditch private health insurance as out-of-pocket hospital costs rise

Young Australians are continuing to abandon their private health insurance cover in droves, as consumer advocates argue they're "voting with their feet" and health economists reignite calls for a review of the system

Child found dead on bus in Cairns

A three-year-old boy has been found dead on a minibus at Edmonton in the south of Cairns

Coles admits underpaying staff and sets aside $20 million for repayments

Coles says it has underpaid staff in its supermarket and liquor stores and has set aside $20 million to pay back employees

Woolworths plan to combat self-service checkout theft using AI software


Woolworths is introducing a new technology that will soon make it impossible for shoppers to enter cheaper fruit and veggies when scanning fresh produce at self-service checkouts

Ford says it is in Australia to stay following Holden's closure and could take on axed workers

Ford has reassured the Federal Government it is in Australia to stay and may be able to offer jobs to some of the laid-off Holden workers

This Aussie AI camera tracks your car, model and number plate And streams it online

A new highly-advanced surveillance camera has sparked a debate about privacy and artificial intelligence in Perth

Student found alive almost a week after going missing on Gold Coast

A university student has been found alive but suffering from exposure after going missing during heavy rain and flash flooding in the Gold Coast Hinterland last week

Holden closing down, to be axed from Australia by the end of 2020

Holden will be axed at the end of 2020, ending 72 years of the brand's automotive association with Australia

'Neighbourly dispute' leaves one dead

Man dies following physical altercation with neighbour in Sydney's west
A man has died following a dispute with a neighbour in Sydney's west

Storm and hail warning issued for areas north of Sydney

Parts of the NSW Central Coast and Newcastle are expected to be hit by a severe thunderstorm later today

Emergency declared as dam wall leak grows to five metres

Residents near a leaking dam in Queensland's south have spent a second night away from their homes as water continues to gush through a growing hole in a broken earth wall

Celeste Barber's $52 million bushfire fund hits legal barrier Not one cent has been donated to bushfire victims


Lawyers for Celeste Barber and the NSW Rural Fire Service are expected to meet in a bid to unlock $52 million raised by the comedian's bushfire appeal

Sydney teen shot dead in 'targeted' attack


An teenage boy who was fatally shot in Sydney's south-west overnight has been identified as 18-year-old Omar Elomar

Hole in Queensland dam sparks evacuations at Talgai

A leak in an irrigation dam which prompted evacuations and flood warnings in a southern Queensland town will probably have minimal impact to the area, engineers say

Man dead and woman injured after being knocked off rocks at Sydney's Bondi Beach

A man has died and a woman has been injured after being washed off the rocks by powerful waves at Bondi Beach

Mosquito virus threat increased by intense wet weather


Eastern Australia welcomed a deluge of rain, easing the bushfire threat and filling dams, but the wet weather could also boost mosquito numbers as the pernicious insects flock to floodwaters to breed

Police on manhunt after woman assaulted in Sydney south west

A woman has been assaulted with a belt in Sydney's south west
Just after 6.15pm on Thursday, a 27-year-old woman left Chester Hill Railway Station and walked east on Waldron Road, before heading north on Priam Street

More milk products recalled amid E. coli fears

Two more milk products are being pull off the shelves in New South Wales amid fears of E. coli contamination

Teen in stable condition after shooting in Melbourne

Streets have been in lockdown across Melbourne this morning after a man was shot outside a nightclub.