The world faces a ghastly future, threatening the survival of all species, unless urgent and decisive action is taken to slow climate change and biodiversity loss, an international group of 17 leading scientists says.
Tasmania is calling on citizen scientists to help record little penguin numbers so threats to their colonies can be better managed.
A $1 million reward is on offer to help solve the cold case bashing murder of a Victorian grandmother during a "burglary gone wrong".
Anthony Albanese has declined to buy into a backlash against the renaming of iconic Australian cheese brand Coon.
Australia's two-time Dakar motorcycle champion Toby Price has been forced to exit this year's race after crashing in the Saudi Arabian desert.
The Morrison government has reignited concerns over state border closures as Australians grapple with inconsistent travel restrictions in different parts of the country.
Facebook says it's treating the next two weeks as a "major civic event" and will remove certain content containing the phrase "stop the steal" from its social media platforms.
Australians stranded overseas have been dealt another blow, with passenger numbers halved on three repatriation flights because of new caps on international arrivals.
The threat posed by an uncontrolled bushfire to the South Australian southeast township of Lucindale has eased but livestock, buildings and fences have been lost in the area.
The partner of the Brisbane cleaner who tested positive to the UK COVID-19 variant has also become infected but the city's lockdown won't be extended.