An alarming number of natural disaster victims turn to high-cost, short-finance — or pay day loans — to avoid going broke, financial counsellors say.
This is not a happily-ever-after story, though it has plenty of joyful moments. It's the story of Turbo Brown, who grew up on riverbanks but rose to greatness through his art.
Former Bestjet employees claim the failed online travel portal's offices were dysfunctional, saying they took their phone headsets to the toilet and that refunds owed to customers were deliberately "stalled".
Abandoned by rail links and surrounded by parched grazing land, Ivanhoe, like many outback towns, is fighting for survival.
Hundreds of Townsville residents begin to return to their flood-ravaged homes to find a big clean-up ahead, as the bureau warns the monsoon trough, that has dropped a year's worth of rain in week, will remain active for days.
The survival of regional towns revolves around the need to train and retain the next generation of willing workers — but are there enough jobs to go around?
New data shows visitation to Kakadu National Park has reached its highest point since 2009, despite grim outlooks for the Northern Territory's tourism sector elsewhere.
Dozens of budding musicians perform at one of Perth's most popular live music venues as part of a drive to support girls in the music scene.
An anti-domestic violence campaign group denies allegations it reported The Battered Wife fish and chip shop to authorities or encouraged anyone to harass the beleaguered Innisfail business in far north Queensland.
A new state record for the most consecutive days over 45 degrees Celsius is broken in Queensland, with the mercury reaching sweltering temperatures in Birdsville in the state's far south-west over 10 days.