People in Queensland and New South Wales enthusiastically celebrate the return of rainfall to their towns and cities, dancing and jumping as rain falls on regions hit by rainfall and bushfires.
A dust cloud sweeps across a New South Wales town, turning it red in seconds.
It was a scene that broke the hearts of a small animal rescue team on Kangaroo Island — an injured koala sitting nearby a furry friend who did not survive in the aftermath of the bushfires.
Australia's Kangaroo Island has been likened to Noah's Ark - but its unique wildlife is under threat.
Australian telecommunications giant Optus has apologised for publishing a man's former driver's licence, including his date of birth and photo, on their website without his permission.
Jade Fox, 22, from Maidstone, was killed when a 4x4 flipped after hitting a patch of loose sand.
The girl, aged three, was spotted 3.5km from her home in Western Australia's Pilbara region.
Wet weather brings relief to some devastated areas, but the fire crisis is far from over.
Scott McIntyre was arrested for trespassing at the home of his estranged Japanese in-laws.
After retiring from Australian Open qualifying, Dalila Jakupovic says every player she spoke to had problems because of the air quality.
Courtney Partridge-McLennan suffered a suspected asthma attack in her fire-ravaged town in Australia.
Australia's fires have killed thousands of cattle, leaving traumatised farmers counting the cost.
Weekly runners on Australia's Kangaroo Island didn't let bushfires stop them heading out.
The artists also raised money to help wildlife impacted by the worst wildfires in decades.
Here's what Australia is doing to tackle the worst wildfires the country has seen in decades.
Authorities in News South Wales are dropping vegetables from the air to feed wallabies.
What would happen if Australia followed the ancient bushfire management practices of Aboriginal people?
Since September, bushfires have killed at least 28 people and destroyed thousands of homes.
Wildfires have wreaked devastation to wildlife on Australia's third largest island.
Plants are photographed regrowing in parts of Australia ravaged by fire last month.
An Australian vineyard's destruction in bushfires led to anger, tears and new "faith in humanity".
US firefighters were met with applause at Sydney airport as they arrived to help fight bushfires.
Volunteers around the world are making pouches for baby animals orphaned by Australia's bushfires.
A cricket coach accused of grooming a teenage boy he was coaching in Wollongong has been granted bail.
A father-of-three who once rescued his neighbour from a burning house has been spared a prison sentence for taking advantage of a Good Samaritan and repeatedly stealing from his bank account.
An equestrian who is accused of raping a fellow rider in Victoria has been ordered to stand trial.
A man will face court accused of causing a bushfire in the Adelaide Hills, which took fire crews several hours to extinguish on Friday.
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A prospector whose body was found down an abandoned mineshaft in remote Western Australia had injuries to his face, neck and right hand, but his cause of death could not be ascertained, an inquest has heard.
Dixie Schafrin usually does 60 per cent of her annual trade in the two weeks after Christmas.
A surfer has suffered a deep shark bite to his left foot south of Port Kembla in the NSW Illawarra.
No one has been charged for alcohol-related offences in the wake of riots in a remote Cape York community, despite police saying a number of alleged rioters appeared to be intoxicated.