Billionaire Andrew Forrest has lost the latest fight against mining on his cattle station in the Pilbara, with Onslow Resources given approvals
Authorities say they are focusing on preventing the spread of fire in Gippsland as milder conditions reduce the risk to communities.
A 21-year-old woman has been accused of driving drunk and against the flow of traffic on a California freeway, colliding with another car and killing six.
Victims of Victoria's weekend bushfires have been offered government help to pay for emergency accommodation, food and re-establishment assistance.
Victoria will endure more high fire danger periods this week as firefighters continue to battle bushfires.
Relief centres opened up overnight for regional Victorians needing a safe place away from the threat of bushfires.
A woman who rushed to a fatal accident outside her Adelaide home was horrified to discover the victim was her husband, a court has been told.
More than 500 properties have been saved by fire crews fighting a bushfire at Keilor in suburban Melbourne.
A Warrandyte resident says he saw an exploding power line and then flames as a Victorian fire began that destroyed homes.
Fire has cut the power supply to one of Victoria's largest power stations, but its owner says supply to the state is not under threat.
Police say a missing couple are safe and well after their four-wheel drive became stuck while crossing a flooded river north of Cairns.