Two women and a 10-year-old boy are dead after a Sydney house fire.
Actions taken by the federal government in a bid to keep the devastating foot and mouth disease from infecting Australian livestock are the "strongest ever," Anthony Albanese has declared.
A man is due to face court after being charged with the domestic violence murder of the woman whose body was found in bushland in northwest Sydney.
Young Australians are being urged to become organ and tissue donors as part of a national campaign dubbed DonateLife Week.
The World Health Organisation said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an "extraordinary" situation that qualifies as a global emergency.
Brisbane have dashed the AFL finals hopes of Gold Coast and remain in the box seat for a top-four spot, winning a see-sawing Queensland derby at the Gabba by 17 points.
Two in five properties around Australia are worth less than they were three months ago - a sign the pandemic property boom has well and truly drawn to a close.
COVID-19 vaccines may have saved millions of lives but they have not decisively reduced the spread of the virus, the World Health Organisation says.
Ben Hunt has declared St George Illawarra are a united team after helping breathe life back into their season with a crucial 20-6 win over Manly.
Joe Biden, the oldest person ever to serve as president of the United States, has tested positive for COVID-19, is experiencing mild symptoms and will continue working but in isolation, the White House says.