A man has been shot in the leg in Perth in what police believe to be a targeted attack.
Skeletal remains found in a river at Mackay in Queensland are human, police say.
An Adelaide man has allegedly attacked a woman with a machete and then forced her to withdraw cash from a bank.
A Sydney police officer has been bitten multiple times in a violent struggle with a driver arrested on cocaine possession charges.
Smoke from Victoria's deadly bushfires is expected to blanket Melbourne once again this weekend, as some people living in the state's northeast are being urged to leave their homes.
A surfer has suffered a deep shark bite to his left foot south of Port Kembla in the NSW Illawarra.
A union head wants an immediate raise in the disaster recovery allowance for bushfire-affected Australians.
Calls are growing for the government minister at the centre of the $100 million sports grant scandal to step down.
A second person has died due to pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus discovered in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, local authorities say.
Renowned British naturalist Sir David Attenborough has criticised the Morrison government's approach to climate change as the coalition stands firmly by the nation's coal exports.