Residents in parts of southern and central Tasmania are being told to leave their homes ahead of early-morning hazardous fire conditions.
Samantha Stosur is using Friday's Australian Open women's doubles final to settle two scores - one 13 years in the making and one from her last grand slam outing.
A gunman has opened fire inside a Florida bank, killing five people before surrendering to a SWAT team, police say.
Thirteen miners have died in Ghana after inhaling smoke from a blast they detonated, a regional official says.
Jade Custance never spent time as a teenager lying in the sun trying to get a tan.
Australia needs a "radical culture shift" towards compassion to minimise the damaging consequences of social isolation, renowned social researcher Hugh Mackay says.
Queensland's coroner will investigate how a man died while checking on hooks used to catch sharks under a Queensland government program.
The funeral of international student Aiia Maasarwe, who was murdered in Melbourne last week, has taken place in Israel.
Jai Arrow hopes booze-free weekends and traditional Chinese medicine will make a difference, admitting he ran out of steam after State of Origin in his breakout NRL season.
Sydneysiders are being assured the city's hospitals are safe after a man was randomly stabbed in the back while waiting to be treated.