Total fire bans are in place for large parts of NSW as more than a dozen fires burn out of control ahead of predicted sweltering spring conditions.
Disaster-weary residents have been told to brace for storms and possibly floods in the coming months despite predictions for a dry spring along the east coast.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is expected to publicly swear allegiance to King Charles at his coronation after extending an invitation for the monarch to visit Australia – opening a rift between the PM and Treasurer Jim Chalmers.
Police have launched an investigation after the body of a woman was found in a Brisbane apartment.
Japanese brewing giant Kirin has struck a deal to take over Australian vitamin-maker Blackmores for nearly $2 billion.
An ally of Scott Morrison was quietly appointed to administer the Department of Home Affairs before the then-prime minister had himself secretly appointed to the same portfolio.
A police manhunt in a Queensland town has ended after an armed assailant was found dead.