At least one person has died after a volcanic eruption at a ski resort in central Japan, local media say.
Australian passengers are among those facing delays in Japan as a rare snow storm hits Tokyo.
A new dig will take place at an Adelaide factory in the search for the Beaumont children, who went missing in 1966, but SA police aren't sure what they'll find.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has headed off calls for her government to look at euthanasia laws, saying the issue won't be considered this year.
The Clean Energy Regulator says the 2020 renewable energy target will be reached.
The WA government has announced it will not cap attendance numbers for the Big Bash League semi-final following a public backlash.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says plans for a solar-thermal power plant in the state's mid-north are on track.
Queensland's opposition says it supports real-time monitoring of fuel prices in the state to help reduce the cost at the bowser.
Nick Xenophon's former Senate colleague Skye Kakoschke-Moore's bid to return to parliament is due to return to the High Court.
Emotional tributes have been made by relatives of six people killed in Melbourne's Bourke Street rampage.
A Queensland woman says her five-year-old daughter was left trapped on a school bus for hours and was desperately banging on the doors when she was found.
A man who pleaded guilty to murdering three of his neighbours in regional Victoria wants to make an appeal bid to Australia's highest court.
Fifty eight refugees accepted under a resettlement deal with the United States will depart Australia's offshore detention centres on Tuesday for New York.
The latest ANZ-Roy Morgan index shows that consumer confidence has fallen 3.3 per cent to 119.4 points, amid higher petrol prices and a threatened rail strike.
The owners of Melbourne's iconic Festival Hall are set to sell the site, making way for a $65 million apartment complex.
Controversial Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer has been charged over allegations he staged a car crash to avoid going to court for a separate matter.
ALP president Mark Butler has warned that a fall in membership numbers has left the Labor Party "treading water".