Victims of southeast Queensland's 2011 floods have finally secured a partial payout after the state government and a dam operator agreed to pay $440 million for their roles in the disaster.
News has returned to Australian Facebook feeds with the social media behemoth dropping its ban after reaching a deal with the federal government.
A freight train carrying dangerous goods has derailed and people have been rescued from floodwaters and roofs after heavy rain caused flash flooding on the NSW mid-north coast.
Facebook is exploring potential licensing agreements in the coming year with Canadian media outlets and expanding its investment in local journalism initiatives, a source familiar with the company's thinking says.
Premier Daniel Andrews is "very confident" restrictions will ease in Victoria on Friday, after the state recorded a sixth consecutive day with no new cases of coronavirus.
In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces perhaps his toughest recovery of all.
The Queensland doctor who gave two aged care residents excessive doses of the coronavirus vaccine had not completed the mandatory training, the federal health minister has confirmed.
Victoria has gone five days without recording a coronavirus case.The Health Department confirmed there were no new local or overseas acquired cases recorded on Wednesday, following 20,201 tests.
Facebook will reinstate Australian news on its platform after the Morrison government agreed to further amend its mandatory media bargaining code.
Unemployed workers will be given an extra $50 a fortnight once coronavirus supplements are scrapped, but bosses will be able to dob in anyone who turns down a job.