If you're travelling to Asia, you're probably mindful of the risks of malaria, dengue, or Zika. But authorities are warning Australians to take care to avoid another mosquito-borne disease.
East-coast Australians may face an exceptionally hot and dry summer, but does this mean there'll be fewer mosquitoes buzzing about? It's complicated, writes Cameron Webb.
Seeing kangaroos on and around Canberra roads is nothing new, but cyclists are particularly exposed this year, thanks to increasingly dry weather.
The great northern whale migration resulted in some spectacular viewing for whale watchers off the West Australian coastline.
In the coastal Queensland town of Woodgate near Bundaberg, local residents and a large population of roos live in harmony — most of the time.
Young country drivers with limited driving experience are being taught 'drought driving' skills to prevent kangaroos causing serious car accidents.