Rescue teams are ploughing through concrete blocs and debris of eight collapsed buildings in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos, killing at least 27 people.
Queensland has recorded no new COVID-19 cases on state election day and notched 50 days since its last locally-acquired infection.
The Queensland government's "ridiculous" decision to keep Sydney on the border blacklist has enraged tourism operators, who say there is little point reopening only to parts of NSW.
A person has burned to death in a car fire in Sydney's west, prompting a public appeal from police to discover what happened.
A NSW learner driver has led police on a late-night high-speed pursuit through the streets of Coffs Harbour before crashing into a power pole.
The Penrith Panthers have lost big two weekends in a row, with its leagues club copping a $10,000 fine after footage showed fans breaching COVID safety requirements during last weekend's NRL grand final.
Western Australia will finally reopen its borders to all states and territories from November 14, but some restrictions will remain for people from NSW and Victoria.
Online behemoth Amazon is opening a second distribution centre in Melbourne's outer suburbs that's expected to create 500 jobs for the COVID-19-ravaged state.
Global coronavirus cases have risen by more than 500,000 for the first time, a record one-day increase as countries across the Northern Hemisphere report daily spikes.
A childcare centre is closed and up to 100 people are self-isolating after a girl connected to a cluster in Melbourne's northern suburbs tested positive to COVID-19.