Emergency services credit the tireless work of career and volunteer firefighters — along with some much-needed and timely rain — with bringing under control two enormous and out-of-control bushfires raging in Western Australia's Great Southern region.
Ben Pascall, 28, and his co-worker, 36-year-old Lyndon Quinlivan, went to work on Thursday, but a toxic gas leak meant they never came home.
Queensland Police raid an alleged Rebels clubhouse north of Brisbane — finding no weapons or drugs — but items that could enable them to declare the building a "restricted premises" under new laws.
Senior Liberals have failed in their attempt to persuade the party to contest the federal seat of Perth, with the party instead turning its attention towards campaigning in 'winnable' Darling Range.
Dozens of sausage dogs competing at the Campbell Town show prove their short legs can set a sizzling pace when race honours are on the line.
Employers who negligently cause the deaths of their workers could face up to 20 years' jail, under an election promise from the Andrews Labor Government.