Thousands more homeowners could now find themselves caught up in Australia's cladding crisis, as authorities issue an alert banning the use of another nine types of the material, including cladding commonly used on single-storey suburban homes.
There are hundreds of buildings around Australia covered in combustible cladding, but fixing the problem is expensive and the only government scheme is yet to hand out a single loan.
Thirty Melbourne buildings will be reassessed for fire safety after a burning cigarette sparked a six-storey blaze in combustible cladding on a high-rise apartment building.
A Sunshine Coast director has been sentenced to jail for one year, and fined $1 million, in a Queensland first Workplace Health and Safety trial.
This year's Grow Your Own music festival in the NSW sister towns of Forster-Tuncurry shows off the best of regional Australia, fusing music, food, art, and film into one 'beast' of an event for young festival-goers.
Leaving children at home raises questions and concerns for parents. How can you ensure their safety? How will they occupy their time? Here's some tips.
A coroner's report into the death of an INPEX worker last year finds guidelines around the wearing of safety harnesses at the scene were regularly ignored.
The idea of a baby resting in a sling suspended from a car's roof might seem odd today but it was among a wide variety of child restraint options in 1970 — and most people had no idea just how dangerous they really were.
Thousands of colourful water-absorbing balls, designed for the florist industry, have been sold as toys in Western Australia, sparking a voluntary recall over concerns they pose a serious danger to children.
Melbourne doctor Daniel Christidis is hailed as a "fantastic doctor" and an "exceptional character" by colleagues grieving his death from a shark attack in north Queensland this week.