A mining camp has been evacuated and more than 200 people are at a relocation centre in Laverton as heavy rain threatens to flood the northern Goldfields town.
Melbourne is on alert for flash flooding on Wednesday with soaking rain already falling in the state's northwest and far west.
At least 41 homes were destroyed, 19 partially destroyed and more than 60 damaged in the fire that continues to threaten Kelmscott and Roleystone.
The NSW Snowy Mountains have experienced a touch of a white Christmas.
Western Australia-based international mining company Sundance Resources Limited has named its six executives aboard a plane missing in west Africa.
If you suspect a person you know is a victim of domestic and family violence there are certain signs you can look for that may be indicative of this occurring.
New weather forecast from Bureau of Meteorology tells a sad story for Queensland residents already inundated by the peaking Fitzroy River.
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A mass evacuation is underway from the southern NSW city of Wagga Wagga - the biggest emergency of the state's week-long flood crisis.