Eight people have died on Queensland roads in three days, including four teens who were killed when a stolen car rolled and hit a light pole.
A bronze chest filled with gold, jewels and other valuables worth more than $US1 million ($A1.4 million) and hidden a decade ago somewhere in the Rocky Mountain wilderness has been found, according to a famed art and antiquities collector who created the treasure hunt.
Two surfers who fought off a three-metre great white shark that fatally attacked a 60-year-old Queenslander in northern NSW have been praised for their "heroic" attempt to save his life.
Health authorities are waiting to see if Saturday's Black Lives Matter protests across the nation have undermined the containment of COVID-19 in Australia.
NSW Police have defended the use of capsicum spray on a group of people who allegedly acted aggressively after a protest in Sydney against racism and Aboriginal deaths in custody.
Nothing was going to stop 20,000 Sydneysiders rallying for Aboriginal rights but an appeal court's last-minute approval certainly helped.
A NSW south coast man has been charged with online grooming of a 14-year-old girl.
Tens of thousands of people have rallied across Australia in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and to protest Aboriginal deaths in custody, defying calls from health officials and the prime minister to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia's top medical officer says it would be catastrophic if the coronavirus spread to remote indigenous communities, as protesters are urged not to attend Black Lives Matter rallies.
Portuguese detectives face fresh scrutiny over missed opportunities to focus on a local sex criminal in their investigation into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann.