Another 2.9 million Toyota vehicles are being recalled worldwide over potentially faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.
Parts of the Gold Coast could be isolated, evacuations have been ordered in northern NSW and a hiker is missing as the heavy rain continues.
Airline passengers are stranded after heavy rain from ex-cyclone Debbie forced flights to be cancelled or delayed at several airports in Queensland and NSW.
A Proserpine resident thought she was going to die when Cyclone Debbie unleashed its fury.
Residents in northern NSW have been told to evacuate as rivers flood because of heavy rains linked to ex-tropical cyclone Debbie.
Photos have emerged of a bull shark found dead in a puddle after flooding in north Queensland following Cyclone Debbie.
Girls had to been given the morning after pill following sex romps during riots and protests at Darwin's Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, an inquiry has heard.
Brisbane has copped a month's worth of rain in 24 hours, and it's not over yet, with the worst of the deluge from ex-cyclone Debbie still to come.
A woman has told the NSW District Court she lost her virginity to high school teacher Cameron White one weekend when she was 15 years old.
Queensland's Police Commissioner Ian Stewart is concerned people jetskiing and body boarding in flooded dams will create unnecessary emergencies.
More than a thousand schools in southeast Queensland will remain closed on Friday due to safety concerns following intense rainfall in the region.
The High Court will next week hand down its decision on how to fill the Senate seat left vacant by Bob Day.
A South Korean court is deliberating whether to have former president Park Geun-hye detained on corruption charges.
Farmers in cyclone-ravished north Queensland expect damages to mount into the hundreds of millions of dollars, a peak agricultural body says.
The Senate has passed Labor's private bill to protect Sunday penalty rates for hospitality and retail workers.
Work is under way within Treasury on options for capital gains tax reform despite ministers saying it's not on the government's agenda.
The long-running legal battle over the 1989 murder of the federal police commissioner looks set to be re-tried after the High Court dismissed an appeal.