Yarloop locals were aware of fire: Francis

People at risk from bushfires must be responsible for their own "situational awareness", the West Australian…

Cibulkova in control in Hobart

Powerful Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova has eliminated the last Australian at the Hobart International, steamrolling Gold Coast…

Investigations begin into Antarctica death

The death of a helicopter pilot in Antarctica highlights the icy continent's risks, the Australian government…

New York village votes to keep Native American seal

A small village in New York state has raised eyebrows after its residents voted against changing its…

Mine dam wall collapse investigated

Environmental authorities are investigating the collapse of a NSW Hunter Valley coal mine dam that went…