Temperatures in the Pilbara will ease over the Australia Day
long weekend after an extreme heatwave saw a record almost
topple on Friday.
A Catholic priest who viewed a NSW school where he taught as
a "pedophilic smorgasbord" has been sentenced to a further 13
years for his abuse of 18 boys.
Australia raised the threat
level of a terrorist attack against law enforcement officers
to "high", federal police said, citing intelligence,
discussions with international partners and recent
high-profile attacks in Europe and Canada.
The national president of the Bandidos motorcycle club, Jason
Addison, is due to appear in court for the second time this
week after being charged with extortion.
Police and private contractors are continuing to search
through a tip in Melbourne's north for the cremated remains
of a stillborn baby.
Indonesia's execution of six death row inmates overnight is
"dreadful news", the federal opposition says as two of the
Bali Nine face the same fate.
Australian Myuran Sukumaran will not be executed until his
co-Bali Nine conspirator Andrew Chan is formally denied
Newcastle beaches have been closed for a record sixth day in
a row with repeated sightings of a great white shark keeping
swimmers out of the water.
Police will continue to dig through a Melbourne dump as part
of a homicide investigation.
A Sydney man will face court today after being charged with
possessing an explosive device.
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