Calls are growing for the government minister at the centre of the $100 million sports grant scandal to step down.
A second person has died due to pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus discovered in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, local authorities say.
Renowned British naturalist Sir David Attenborough has criticised the Morrison government's approach to climate change as the coalition stands firmly by the nation's coal exports.
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has begun, with senators swearing an oath of "impartial justice" as jurors, and House prosecutors formally reciting the charges.
Wildlife carer Kevin Clapson says his scorched property on NSW's south coast used to look like a scene from a David Attenborough documentary.
Despite high rainfalls across the state, NSW emergency services have reported a "relatively quiet period" with only a smattering of call-outs for flash flooding and leaking roofs.
An award-winning Queensland milk company has accused the state government of "hogwash" after a lucrative contract to supply hospitals went to foreign-owned companies.
Sonny Bill Williams is poised to make his first appearance for Toronto at Castleford after being named in a 21-man squad for a trial match.
Rainfall of up to 80mm in some parts of Queensland are a welcome sight but the weather bureau says they're well short of breaking the drought ravaging the state.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been denied access to evidence and even basic items like paper and pens by British prison officials, putting his US extradition case on the brink of judicial review, his lawyer has warned.