Nick Ralston THE devastation caused by the cyclonic weather will continue for days, with thousands of homes inundated, entire communities isolated and the possibility that Brisbane could run out of drinking water.
Nick Ralston and Lisa Davies Nearly 1500 firefighters do an incredible job keeping the state's homes protected from fire.
Nick Ralston, Saffron Howden NSW is facing its most dangerous bushfire threat in 12 years as the state swelters through a record-breaking heatwave and fire officials express concern about the public's preparedness.
Andrew Darby, Nick Ralston AT LEAST 80 homes have been lost and one man is feared killed by a bushfire that swept down onto the Tasmanian town of Dunalley, less than 60 kilometres from Hobart, in catastrophic conditions.
Nick Ralston PARTS of the state are facing their most serious bushfire threat in more than a decade amid a heatwave across much of Australia.
Nick Ralston More than 2500 homes and businesses across Sydney have been left without power after wind gusts of up to 80km/h hit the city.
Nick Ralston, Alen Delic A woman accused of throwing her puppy out of the window of her Kingswood apartment in western Sydney has been granted bail after she gave up the dog and promised not to own another.
Nick Ralston A drop in temperature is expected to help fire crews who were last night fighting a bushfire in the Blue Mountains that had forced the evacuation of homes and a high school.
Nick Ralston It had only just gone dark when George, a three-year-old blue Staffie, was stolen in a brazen dognapping at a busy Kings Cross intersection.
Nick Ralston THE devastation was horrific.
Nick Ralston and Matthew Jones IT WAS supposed to be a feelgood ending to a monkey theft mystery, but instead it ended up a case of mistaken identity.
Adam Morton and Nick Ralston HURRY up and wait - that is the bemused shorthand adopted by the people of Swan Hill as they prepare for the peak of Victoria's giant inland sea.
Nick Ralston The last time anyone heard from Joshua Ross, a Grantham childcare worker, he was insisting that no mass of water was going to tear him away from the side of his wheelchair-bound mother.
Nick Ralston and Ellie Harvey AT LEAST 10 people are dead in the Queensland floods and there are fears that the toll will more than double. Dozens of people are still unaccounted for, including entire families.
Ellie Harvey and Nick Ralston A LITTLE TOWN that almost drowned in Queensland's flash flooding was holding its breath last night as rescuers continued to search for the missing.