Australia

Two dead in NSW mine collapse

A delicate recovery operation is set to begin today to bring out the bodies of two coal miners killed in an underground mine collapse.

Royals to touch down in Sydney

Royals to touch down in Sydney

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Catherine, will touch down in Sydney today for the first leg of their Australian tour, with their nine-month old baby, Prince George.

Warning over cane toad spread in WA

Toxic cane toads have reportedly wiped out entire species of animals in the world heritage-listed Purnululu National Park, home to Western Australia's famed Bungle Bungles.

Arsons force elderly to flee

Sixteen elderly people have been forced to leave their Port Melbourne building overnight after four fires were deliberately lit inside.

Man finds father, sister dead in NSW home

A man has found his sister and elderly father dead inside their western Sydney family home and police say they're treating the case as suspicious.

Toddler snatched 'after threat to dad'

Toddler snatched 'after threat to dad'

Toddler Chloe Campbell was snatched from her home to frighten her father in an act of retribution, family friends believe.

Cyclone downgraded as it moves inland

Cyclone downgraded as it moves inland

Tropical cyclone Ita has weakened as it moves inland from Cooktown on Queensland's far north coast, with emergency services now assessing damage in the area.

'Abducted' 3-year-old found safe and well

'Abducted' 3-year-old found safe and well

Chloe Campbell, the 3-year-old who was reported abducted from Childers in south-east Queensland, has been found alive.

Duo jailed over fatal Victoria robbery

Two Victorian men were partly spurred by revenge when they robbed and tied up a man who later died from a stress condition, a judge said as he jailed the duo.

Hoarders' home won't stay clean: neighbour

Garbage collectors have started removing a huge pile of rubbish at the Sydney home of a family of hoarders, but neighbours say it won't stay clean for long.

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