An emergency fire warning remains in place for parts of the cities of Rockingham and Kwinana in Perth's south.
The Socceroos are into the Asian Cup final after defeating United Arab Emirates 2-0.

Murray knocks Kyrgios out of Open

Nick Kyrgios's Australian Open odyssey is over following a gallant quarter-final loss to Andy Murray.

New York shuts down for blizzard

A major storm has forced New York to impose driving bans and halt public transport, as snowfall pounds ...
The lawyer for Bali Nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan is determined to make a last-ditch appeal of their death sentences.
The men and women behind some of Australia’s best film and television have been honoured at this year’s Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards ...
Meet three migrants who have dedicated their working lives to helping others in the field of medicine.

Editor's Choice

Our pick of the best content from SBS News & Current Affairs and our content partners.

Australia faces a rise in temperature of potentially more than 5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, an increase that would outpace global warming worldwide,...
Dramatic video released by the U.S. Coast Guard shows a pilot safely escaping his single-engine airplane after gliding it to the ocean off Hawaii with the help of...
The New South Wales government is targeting the state's migrant communities through a new public-awareness campaign about the illegality of under-age forced...
Who knows you better, your family or Facebook? The results of a new social media study might surprise you.
“Did you do your best to be happy today?”
Russia's Vladimir Putin will be absent from the main event marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, held against a...
An Italian man who forced his two daughters to go on a diet because he thought they were fat has been sentenced to nine months' imprisonment.

Australia Day 2015

All the latest news and stories about Australia Day 2015

Many Australians commemorated Survival Day today, more than two centuries after European ships landed in Sydney, when the destruction of many lives and cultures began.
While the Australia Day awards have traditionally been male-dominated, women are getting recognised in the annual awards more each year.
Twenty-six people from 13 countries today attended a citizenship ceremony at Sydney's Town Hall, one of many being held across the country.
The former ACT Australian of the Year Dr Tom Calma is urging all Australians to reflect on what the 26th of January means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Seven-time world champ Layne Beachley has added a new medal to her collection - a major Australia Day honour for raising the profile of women's surfing.

In pictures: Auschwitz 70 years on

Seventy years ago, Russian forces liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp, where Jewish people endured the horrors of the Holocaust.
From citizenship ceremonies, barbeques to a swim in Sydney Harbour, here's how people are celebrating Australia Day 2015.
These dinoflagellates—which are commonly called “sea sparkles”—are neither fully plants nor fully animals.
Fans of the British comedy group Monty Python are seen during unusual march on the occasion of the 2015 International Silly Walk Day in Brno, Czech Republic.
Hollywood's A-list are hitting the red carpet ahead of today's Golden Globe Awards in California. We'll bring you all the best and worst red-carpet fashion.
Huge crowds including dozens of world leaders have held a march against terrorism in Paris after 17 people were killed during three days of attacks.
At least 57 people including women and children were killed when their bus crashed into an oil tanker, igniting a fierce blaze in southern Pakistan, officials say.
The Invitational Darts Challenge at Melbourne's Etihad Stadium erupted into chaos as the crowd - mostly in fancy dress - start throwing chairs and behaving violently. Photos: Getty
A far north Queensland community grieves the tragic loss of eight children.
Scientific equipment has been lowered through the Antarctic sea ice onto the sea floor near Australia’s Casey station as part of a world-first experiment on ocean acidification.