A young boy, believed to be aged between three and four, was found wandering on the Princes Highway in the Illawarra on Thursday morning.
Two separate fires north of Canberra had been brought under control by Thursday morning, with NSW firefighters working through the night aided by favourable conditions and ACT crews.
Police are investigating an incident in Fyshwick understood to be related to motorcycle gangs, after emergency services were called to the scene late on Wednesday night.
Bega Cheese has bought back the farm by broadened its reach in the food industry, snapping up Vegemite and other Kraft brands in a $460 million deal which takes it far from its roots as a cheese producer.
Even in the US, where rates have begun to rise from record lows, policy is a long way from normality, says a key Trump aide.
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says it 'makes sense' to gradually lift interest rates as US inflation heads toward 2pc.
Samsung has a lot to make up for after the the debacle that was the Galaxy Note7. In the next month or so, it'll have the perfect chance to do it.
Victoria Police and Australian Border Force will deport "a number" of adult offenders associated with the Apex Gang.
These sessions will use a variety of techniques, including contemporary and Indian movement, improvisation and reflection and discussion.
Newcastle Knights prop Pauli Pauli suffered a suspected dislocated hip and broken leg in a serious crash a serious crash involving multiple cars north of Sydney, according to a report on the Seven Network.
An infamous Queensland brothel madam's sudden death at a police safe house while due to testify against a senior cop will be re-examined by the State Coroner.
A largely quiet night, but we have seen a number of reversals in the moves we saw yesterday, although very little has changed fundamentally.
The world's major meteorological agencies have declared 2016 to the hottest year on record - making it three new highs in as many years - as increases in greenhouse gases drove global warming.
An indecent assault brought traffic to a standstill around the Australian Open last night, with tennis fans warned to avoid the area due to safety concerns.
A specimen that has preserved for 110 years is the subject of an "exciting innovation".
The mother of a three-year-old boy who nearly drowned in Sydney's west had gone inside briefly to get her son an iceblock, only to return to find him floating unconscious in the backyard swimming pool, according to the boy's family.
Morning! It will be cool and cloudy today.
Obama dismissed the idea that his act of clemency was aimed at securing the extradition of WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange.
Southeast Queenslanders have been cranking up the air conditioning to seek relief from a second round of heatwave conditions.
A 25-year-old Southport man has been charged with torture.
Jan 18 (Reuters) - France have selected four uncapped players in the squad to face England at Twickenham in their Six Nations opener next month.
A motorcyclist who was riding along Brighton pier at 70km/h early on Thursday morning was helped by a man on a nearby boat after he crashed into a concrete railing.
The teenager shouted: "This is Brittany!" and reached out, gently slapping the ex-premier.
Faces of despair still linger in the mind of one police officer who remembers the fierce fires that killed four people, injured hundreds and gutted several Canberra suburbs fourteen years ago.
Rio Tinto Group and its largest shareholder Aluminum Corp of China have terminated a joint venture to find copper deposits.
Actor Matt Damon appeared to give President-elect Donald Trump the benefit of the doubt Wednesday (Swiss time) over whether he will help break the cycle of global poverty that arises from lack of safe water and sanitation.
That humble device you may well have lying around your desk has been the object of China's long and frustrating quest.
The Brazilian mine owned by BHP and Vale will "probably" be operating again in two months, the country's mines minister said.
It was the worst afternoon of Graham Smith's life – his home alight as a bushfire raged around him.
Fierce grass fires scorched hectares of the capital region and an ANU researcher's work contributes to the discovery of the Skywalker gibbon.
Snowden's lawyer in Russia, Anatoly Kucherena, said his client might apply for Russian citizenship.
Goldman Sachs's quarterly profit tripled and Citigroup's net income rose 7pc, surpassing analysts' estimates amid a bond-trading revival.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is 'happy' to go the USA, providing all of his rights are guaranteed, a statement on the groups Twitter account said.
OPEC, while wary of rebound in US shale output, says initial reports show "positive" signs global production being cut.
"It's disappointing, and it sends a very troubling message when it comes to the handling of classified information and to the consequences of those who leak information that threatens the security of our nation," a spokesman said.
Analysts pared their forecast for Australian growth in 2016 to 2.4 per cent, from 2.9 per cent, according to a Reuters poll.
Vice presidents, directors and managing directors at the German bank will get no 2016 bonus. Neither will management.
"Make America Great Again" was the four word slogan that helped propel Donald Trump into the White House. He's already come up with his next pitch.
Securing a spot at university has become more difficult, with students needing a higher ATAR to get into most courses.
Mr Bush, who at 92 is the nation's oldest living ex-president, has "responded very well to treatments" at a Houston hospital, a spokesman said.
Wesfarmers' senior management has warned investors and analysts to rein-in expectations of its second quarter sales performance amid predictions Woolworths will shake off its 29-quarter losing streak to win the second quarter sales race.
One person is in a critical condition and seven others are injured after a serious crash involving multiple cars north of Sydney.
Question: Does a cricket ball change velocity during flight?
Lego-loving thieves have Victoria Police working overtime. A taskforce might be needed.
When a Japanese whaling boat sails into the vast expanse of ocean between Australia and Antarctica it usually means the hunt is on.
Properties are under threat and students have taken shelter as several bushfires rage in the Hunter Valley on Wednesday afternoon.
A truck driver has been charged over a zebra crossing fatality in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.
American intelligence was warned sending African-American troops to Brisbane under the racist white Australia policy was a "psychological error", while Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen' ill-fated Canberra bid also raised eyebrows in Washington.
The royal commission into child sex abuse has broken its own non-publication order, revealing the victim of a notorious paedophile's identity.
Three earthquakes have hit central Italy in the space of an hour, with tremors felt in the capital, Rome.