Southern Australia smashed heat records this month even without the usual warming in the Red Centre and more hot weather is on the way, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
Latika Bourke Did you sign an online petition demanding the Government act? Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says he they have no effect on how Australia treats refugees.
Latika Bourke Liberal senator Cory Bernardi says Australia should welcome Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders to Australia because he could be the Netherlands' next prime minister.
Eryk Bagshaw The 16-year-old boy who police believe recruited teenager Farhad Jabar to an extremist lunchtime prayer group has been suspended but not expelled from Arthur Phillip High School, but parents have not been told of the decision.
Ben Grubb Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull continues to use a non-government email server to conduct communications with others.
Latika Bourke, Lindsay Murdoch Refugees who travelled to Australia by boat could be permanently resettled in the Philippines under a deal being negotiated, but senior government sources fear the premature leaking of the deal to the media could see the proposal scuttled.
Tammy Mills A Brisbane dog groomer has been found guilty of the cold case murder of Shepparton teenager Michelle Buckingham, found dead in 1983.
Ross Peake Refugee whistleblower speaks out ahead of Canberra rally
Jewel Topsfield Indonesia appears to be moving towards an annual figure for the import of live cattle with an upbeat Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announcing "I know the outcome but I am not going to say what it is" following a meeting in Jakarta.
Bottle-O driver David Reynolds has been fined $25,000 following "disgraceful" comments made during a press conference about an all female team.