An 80-year-old sex offender who could be a serious danger to the community is set to be released from prison.
A six-year-old boy has died after a car rollover at Lake Argyle in Western Australia's far north.
A teenager is dead after being stabbed during a fight between two groups of youths in Melbourne's northwest.
A man has been stabbed in an Adelaide nightclub.Police and ambulance crews were called to the Hindley Street venue early on Sunday morning to find a man with a wound to his upper body.
A man has been charged in Sydney with the brutal sexual abuse of a young woman that allegedly escalated over months.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flown back into Sydney after cutting an overseas family holiday short to respond to the bushfire crisis.
A 67-year-old man appears to have been stabbed before police found his body while checking a Central Coast apartment on Friday night.
Fifteen prisoners had to be evacuated from a section of a Perth prison after inmates set fires in two of the cells.
Two volunteer firefighters who died while battling a firestorm southwest of Sydney have been hailed as heroes as NSW residents prepare for a day of "catastrophic" fire danger which is almost certain to raze more homes.
Scott Morrison has cut short his family holiday in Hawaii and will return to Australia on Saturday after the deaths of two volunteer firefighters.