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Return of heat, fire risk to NSW imminent

Inland NSW is set to bear the brunt of another stint of steaming hot weather, with authorities particularly worried about the growing risk of grass fires.

HomeBuilder keeping people in jobs: PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes the extension of the HomeBuilder scheme until March will mean a steady pipeline of construction activity and maintain the momentum in Australia's economic recovery.

All Blacks' tribute to 'legend' Maradona

New Zealand paid a special tribute to Diego Maradona when captain Sam Cane laid an All Black jersey - number 10 - on the field before the start of their Tri Nations Test against Argentina.

Two charged after toddler dies in hot car

A Townsville mother has been charged over the death of her daughter after the toddler was allegedly left in a car for most of the day amid soaring temperatures.