Charity tin for bushfires stolen from Melbourne fast food store

Police are hunting for two suspected thieves after a charity tin for bushfire relief was stolen from a Melbourne fast food restaurant

Man charged in Perth over importation of child-like sex doll


A 26-year-old Singaporean national has been charged in Perth over the importation of a silicone sex doll made to look like a child

Bushfire emergency leads thousands to protest against PM and climate change policies


Climate change rallies have been held in most capital cities around Australia in the wake of the bushfire crisis, with thousands of protesters criticising Prime Minister Scott Morrison's handling of the fire emergencies in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia

Toyota, Mazda and Suzuki issue voluntary recalls for more than 18,000 cars fitted with Takata airbags

Toyota, Mazda and Suzuki have issued voluntary recalls of more than 18,000 vehicles manufactured between 1996 and 1999 that are fitted with potentially deadly Takata NADI 5-AT airbags

Disability pensioner denies he was aggressive to police before alleged assault in Preston


A disability pensioner denies he was aggressive towards police officers who turned up at his Melbourne home for a welfare check before they allegedly assaulted him

Ute crashes into Melbourne North home

A man in Melbourne's north has had a lucky escape after an out-of-control ute ploughed into his home last night

Man who lost family home in northern NSW bushfires wins the lottery


A Queensland man who lost his home in the recent northern NSW bushfires has been shocked to win $1 million in the lottery

Australian Federation of Islamic Councils .. Bush Fire Relief


AFIC Establishes a National Disaster Relief Fund with an initial donation of $10,000 Australia is currently facing an unprecedented natural and human disaster with the fires ravaging the eastern states in particular

Pantsless woman crashes allegedly stolen car into Gold Coast family home


A woman has flipped an allegedly stolen car and smashed into a Gold Coast home where a 10-day-old baby boy and his family were inside

Australia bushfire may have killed 1.25B animals: WWF



Australia's deadly bushfires estimated to have killed 1.25 billion animals and burned over 20 million acres of area in the country, according to an international environmental group

Thousands of wild camels to be shot dead in remote part of Australia


A cull has started today to kill 10,000 wild camels in South Australia

RFS Commissioner says hazard-reduction burns made his organisation 'public enemy number one'


New South Wales's top fire brass has weighed in on a national debate about hazard-reduction burns, saying the practice made his organisation "public enemy number one" last year

Kangaroo Island's Vivonne Bay to be evacuated ahead of Thursday fire danger, PM visits island


The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) says it has taken the unprecedented step to call on police to help evacuate the Kangaroo Island town of Vivonne Bay ahead of deteriorating weather on Thursday

Cyclone warnings issued in the Northern Territory as tropical low intensifies


A tropical low intensifying in the Arafura Sea is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone in the early hours of Thursday morning, with several Northern Territory communities predicted to be affected by severe weather

Bushfire protests targeting Scott Morrison to go ahead in Melbourne despite Victoria Police fears of 'resource drain'


The organisers of an anti-Scott Morrison protest planned for Melbourne on Friday say the event will go ahead, despite police asking them to reconsider the "resource drain" on a day when fire activity is expected to flare across Victoria

How Australians can protect themselves from bushfire appeal scammers


Australians have raised millions for victims, both human and animal, of the bushfires that have devastated much of the country's south-eastern states but there are now warnings that scammers are targeting those who are giving all they can to charity

Plea for people to stop donating goods directly to 'overwhelmed' fire-affected communities


The generosity of people keen to help fire-ravaged communities is causing what the NSW Government has dubbed "a second disaster"

Police release CCTV of distinctive car in murder investigation

Police have released video of a distinctive car driving down a suburban street in a bid to make a break in an investigation into a man's suspicious death

Australia bushfires: Two men found after going missing on NSW south coast


Two men missing in bushfires that ravaged New South Wales' south coast region have been found alive

Video shows thief scooping up ATM with front-end loader in one-minute robbery


Police do not believe any money was removed from the ATM
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