An extra 50 ambulance officers will be recruited in South Australia as part of state government efforts to resolve an ongoing industrial dispute.
Melbourne's Anzac Day march will go ahead after the Victorian Government confirmed 5500 people can attend.
Power company AGL will build South Australia's fifth grid-scale battery with the 250-megawatt system to come online at Torrens Island in Adelaide within two years.
Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has been accused of slut-shaming Brittany Higgins and saying she was "so disgustingly drunk" she "would sleep with anybody".
Rainfall is easing across coastal NSW as 15,000 people ready themselves for evacuation and weather authorities warn flood risks are unlikely to abate for several days.
Scott Morrison has made a fresh pledge to clean up politics and improve the lives of women after more damaging revelations underscored weeks of intensifying pressure.
A gunman has opened fire at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, killing 10 people, including the first police officer to arrive on the scene, before the bloodied suspect was arrested in the second deadly US mass shooting in a week.
Parts of Sydney's northwest are experiencing major flooding with further evacuation orders issued for some areas.
KEY FACTS AND FIGURES FROM THE NSW RAIN EMERGENCY* More than 18,000 people have been told to evacuate* NSW is on alert with more rain due to hit the state* 150 flood rescues overnight to early Monday* 2000 calls for help, taking the weekend total to more than 10,000* About...
Two-time NRL player-of-the-year Jarryd Hayne has accepted he is going to jail for raping a woman in Newcastle but has maintained his innocence.