Photos have emerged of a bull shark found dead in a puddle after flooding in north Queensland following Cyclone Debbie.
The Senate will sit into the night as the Turnbull government tries to get its $50 billion business tax cuts package through the upper house.
Girls were given the morning after pill on at least two occasions following protests and riots at Don Dale Detention Centre, the NT royal commission 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.
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.
Swift water rescues are under way across southeast Queensland as ex-cyclone Debbie delivers a dangerous deluge across the region.
The Port of Gladstone is the final central Queensland port to closed due extreme weather, halting the region's coal exports.
The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting above average temperatures for most of Australia between April and June.
Airlie Beach residents and visitors have flocked to a local supermarket to stock up on supplies, after it opened for the first time since Cyclone Debbie hit.
Public transport will be free in southeast Queensland from 10am as people are encouraged to return home before the worst of the rain hits.