Farm lobby AgForce says more than $800 million in sheep and cattle died during the worst floods seen for 50 years. In total, the damage bill could be pushing $2 billion.
Hundreds of passengers reach the safety of dry land after an uneasy night being tossed about on a cruise ship stranded off the coast of Norway, waiting for their turn to be rescued from the stricken vessel.
Dozens of holidaymakers are being airlifted from a stricken cruise ship which is in danger of being smashed against rocks off the coast of Norway.
Before it downgraded to a tropical low, the winds around Cyclone Trevor's eye peaked at 175kph, gusting to 250kph, which the Bureau of Meteorology says puts it on par with the notorious Cyclone Tracy. The weather system is moving south near Tennant Creek and will bring heavy rainfall and destructive winds to the Barkly region.
Extreme weather in some of the country's worst-affected regions is now twice as common as usual. Explore the data to see the risk to your area.
As heavy dust falls over Canberra due to high winds, thousands lose power as emergency services work to fix downed electricity poles in several suburbs.
Staff face job losses and small businesses play the waiting game with insurance companies after the Townsville floods.
Right now, Townsville is more or less underwater and large parts of Tasmania are on fire. But once the world looks away, there's the question of who will pay the bill.
On the 20th anniversary of the worst yachting disaster in Australia's history, it emerges that one man predicted the disastrous loss of life which befell the 1998 Sydney to Hobart yacht fleet, 17 years before it happened.