Adventurer Lindsey Cole swims the Thames, dressed as a mermaid, after walking WA's 3,000-kilometre-long Rabbit Proof Fence.
Tennis is emerging as the dominant sport and social event in some tiny towns as small communities battle to maintain social networks.
Thousands of people are forced from their homes as more than 100 bushfires rage across Queensland, and the Premier says there will be days of intense weather to come.
There are hopes that a remote region in WA's outback will be the first to become a global geopark recognised by UNESCO.
WA Police allege an argument over the wrong pub meal being sent to a table escalated into a fight in which guns were fired.
Huge renewable energy resources have been identified across Australia, but planning is lagging to develop a grid network suitable for the transformation that gives certainty to stakeholders.
The fate of an old pub in NSW will come down to $100 and an ingenious proposal to make sure the historic building goes to someone who will maintain its heritage features.
Long-time elderly residents in Port Hedland are shocked over news that they will have to leave their homes.