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Parts of Australia set to be DRENCHED as wild weather moves east with heavy rain and thunderstorms on the way - so will your weekend be ruined by rain?
Most capital cities have seen pleasant conditions for Australia Day but the summer's wild weather isn't over yet with storms forecast for Victoria, more rain in the north and a heatwave for Perth.
Mother who went viral with heartbreaking image of her kissing her lifeless little girl born at 16 weeks shares joyful photos of her 'rainbow baby' boy born on what would have been his sister's due date
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Positive birth companion and author Justine Zampogna, 31, from Perth, shared her loss on Instagram in 2018, and went on to welcome a son, Jagger.
What the weather will look like in your city for Australia Day - as thousands plan to hit the beach while others take to the streets in protest
Melbourne and Perth will both see a scorching hot public holiday with temperatures to soar into the 30s while Sydneysiders can also plan to soak up the sunshine.
Police are searching for the driver of a ute that was caught doing illegal burnouts on a rural property before running over Mr Sykes, a grandfather in his 60s.
Perth Mayor and Channel 7 TV star Basil Zempilas sparks outrage by posing inside a café alongside staff without a mask in sight despite mandate
Basil Zempilas shared the photo on Facebook of himself smiling in the Hug A Mug café on Hay Street in West Perth, standing close to staff who linked arms, all in breach of strict WA's strict mask mandate.
Captain Cousins is back! Troubled AFL great Ben Cousins, 43, looks happy and healthy as he leads a team of all-stars during a charity match in Perth
Troubled AFL legend Ben Cousins appeared in great spirits on Saturday, as he made a grand return to captain a team of players at a charity football match in Perth.
Fully vaccinated Sydney woman unable to see her dying sister in Perth after Mark McGowan backflips on reopening Western Australia border
Sydney woman Chantal Robertson has been told her sister may only have days to live, but cannot get into WA to say goodbye as the state classes all travellers from NSW as 'extreme risk'.
The paths to victory for Australia's next PM: Insiders reveal the seats Labor MUST win - and those Scott Morrison needs to hold ahead of one of the closest elections EVER in 2022
Anthony Albanese needs a net gain of eight seats to win a Labor majority at this year's election - but he will face strong resistance from Scott Morrison who needs to cling on to electorates.
Strictly's Shirley Ballas leads celebrity tributes to Scottish dancer Lily Douglas, 14, who captured the hearts of 100,000 Instagram users as her mother announces she has died of cancer
Jane Douglas, 52, from Perth shared a post on Instagram announcing Lily's death, writing: 'If love could have saved her she would have lived to a million years old.'
Kidnapper admits abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith from Australian outback campsite and imprisoning her for 18 days
Terence Darrell Kelly, 36, pleaded guilty to a single charge of taking four-year-old Cleo Smith from her family's tent at the remote Blowholes campsite near Carnarvon, Western Australia last October.
Heath Ledger's teenage daughter Matilda 'wants to return to Australia to spend time with her late father's family' - 14 years after his untimely death
Heath Ledger's daughter Matilda could be returning to Australia, 14 years after her father's death.
Greenie councils REFUSE to hold Australia Day celebrations and try to 'politicise' it while Dan Andrews cancels Melbourne's annual parade
Australia Day has become polarising with a 'change the date' movement and Invasion Day rallies but the Immigration Minister says the majority of Australians support the day.
The 'game-changing' tricks for cleaning every kitchen appliance and leaving them sparkling in minutes
A home hack star has shared how to clean the most popular kitchen appliances with only a few household ingredients and items.
Cricket star SLAMS Mark McGowan's 'gut-wrenching' decision to keep the WA border closed - even after admitting eliminating Omicron is impossible
Australian cricket star Mitch Marsh said WA Premier Mark McGowan's decision to extend the state's hard borders is 'gut-wrenching' and revealed he hasn't been home in six months.
Foodie wows with her cookies and cream WEETBIX recipe for a breakfast treat - but it's healthier than you think
Aussie foodie Miranda Brady, who goes by Clean Treats online, shared her healthy recipe for cookies and cream Weetbix that is high in protein in a now-viral video posted to TikTok.
Heatwave smashes Perth with five 40C days in a row but on Australia's east coast it's still a La Nina washout - here's the forecast for your area
The blistering Western Australia heatwave is set to go into a sixth day with a forecast maximum of 39 in the state capital - but weathermen admit it could easily break through the 40C yet again.
Married At First Sight star Melissa Lucarelli says she hasn't seen her family in TWO YEARS as she hits out at Mark McGowan for keeping WA shut despite promising to reopen borders
Melissa Lucarelli has slammed Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan for his decision to keep the state's border closed.
Bachelor star Irena Srbinovska reveals she's 'broken' and will be taking time off social media after Mark McGowan's shock decision to keep WA shut despite promising to reopen borders
Bachelor 2020 winner Irena Srbinovska, 32, penned an emotional Instagram Story post on Friday after WA Premier Mark McGowan revealed he's keeping the state's borders shut indefinitely.
Scott Morrison makes shock admission about Australia's pandemic response - and the two surprising cities which have bounced back best
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has praised how the government 'spruiked' the economy following the coronavirus outbreak as all business sectors report a year-on-year increase in December 2021.
Man, 29, is charged after a bomb exploded on trendy restaurant strip and a second device is found in a car
The homemade bomb exploded on Newcastle Street in Perth's Leederville at about 1.30pm on Thursday. A second bomb was located later on Thursday night.
Watch as completely shocked Aussie tennis star, 24, learns she just made a small fortune after powering into round three of the Australian Open
Maddison Inglis, 24, from Perth was elated after winning her second round against American Hailey Baptiste, clueless she'd just pocketed a cool quarter of a million dollars.
Newsreaders, WAGs and reality stars turn on Covid-zero zealot Mark McGowan after his 'heartbreaking' decision to keep WA shut despite promising to reopen borders - as they beg Scott Morrison to intervene
Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan is facing intense backlash from public figures after announcing the state's borders will remain closed indefinitely
Fortress WA to stay SHUT as Covid-zero zealot Mark McGowan makes a string of rule changes and says it would be 'reckless' to open the border: 'I know this decision won't be popular'
West Australian Mark McGowan has announced he will abandon the state's reopening date of February 5 amid surging Omicron cases - as he introduces a series of changes to border rules.
Mark McGowan DELAYS 'Fortress WA' border reopening ruining summer for thousands - despite national plan to finally reunite Australia
Mark McGowan has announced his border reopening plan to finally open Western Australia to the rest of Australia will be delayed, dashing the hopes of families desperate to be reunited.
EXCLUSIVE: Cleo Smith's parents look at changing the four-year-old's name to shield her from attention as she grows up after her 18-day alleged abduction made headlines around the world
Cleo's mother Ellie Smith and stepfather Jake Gliddon have been seeking advice from other parents whose children have been thrust into the spotlight after suffering comparable ordeals.
Today reporter Scherri-Lee Biggs is set for a 'new role' in Sydney after impressing Nine executives while filling in for weatherman Tim Davies
Network executives are looking at promoting Scherri-Lee from 9News Perth to a more high-profile role in Sydney, reports TV Blackbox
Urgent warning for WA hospital after Covid-infected man turned up in the emergency department after visiting an infected massage parlour
In an example of what is to come when borders open, 12 Perth hospital staff will need to quarantine for two weeks after a Covid-infected man visited their hospital for treatment.
New Zealand's white-ball tour of Australia is postponed indefinitely with uncertainty over when the visitors would be able to return home due to Covid-19 protocols
New Zealand's limited-overs tour of Australia has been postponed indefinitely due to uncertainty over when the visitors would be able to return home due to COVID-19 protocols.
The Adelaide 36ers ambushed the ladder-leading Perth Wildcats early before surviving a stiff second-half challenge to prevail 87-74 at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
A Woolworths worker has revealed he gets revenge on difficult customers known as 'Karens' by adding extra weight to their fruit and vegetables so they pay more for their groceries.
Super mum reveals her top three secrets for a sparkling clean shower in MINUTES - and her two-ingredient recipe for a fantastic cleaning liquid
A cleaning queen has shared her top three secrets to achieve a spotless and sparkling shower in just minutes.
On the hunt for the universe's first ever stars: Upgraded Australian radio telescope narrows in on the elusive, 13 billion-year-old signal that preceded the 'cosmic dawn'
Researchers are using the Murchison Widefield Array near Perth to hunt for the signal of the hydrogen that pervaded the early universe before the so-called 'cosmic dawn'.
Grey's Anatomy actress Kate Walsh, 54, flaunts her sensational bikini body at a beach in Western Australia
Kate Walsh certainly made the most of the Aussie sunshine on Sunday, as she stripped down to a bikini while enjoying a beach day at Esperance, around an eight-hour drive from Perth.
Teenage volunteer firefighter is accused of lighting NINE bushfires including one that destroyed an elderly woman's home
Jude Wright is charged with arson linked to fires near Perth that were lit from December 23 to the day he was arrested January 15, one of which destroyed the home of Marianne Nisich, 77.
Emergency mask mandates for thousands of Australians as Mark McGowan brings in tough new rules after just FIVE new Covid cases
Masks will be made mandatory in all indoor public settings in Perth and the surrounding Peel region from 6pm on Sunday night, after the state recorded just five new Covid cases.
Desperate West Australian puts out call for help buying booze as Mark McGowan bring in tough new rules banning the unvaccinated from bottle shops
A Western Australian woman has asked her local Facebook group for help ahead of new rules set to take effect from January 31. New rules ban unvaxxed from pubs and bottle shops.
Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel reveals her surprising career move after welcoming son Frankie last year
The self-help author, 38, shared two photos to Instagram on Thursday of an empty shopfront in Perth with an LJ Hooker 'for lease' sign across the window
Cruel couple whose dogs looked like 'walking skeletons' after being chained up in a carport avoid jail - but there's a happy ending for the pets
A young WA couple has been prosecuted for animal cruelty after starved dogs were found chained in their carport. An inspector discovered the pups in June with their 'bones poking out.'
Pregnant Married At First Sight star Beck Zemek looks chic in a black midi dress and casual white slides as she prepares for a fright at the Scream premiere in Perth
She's the Married At First Sight star who announced her pregnancy last month.
Covid-infected man FLEES hotel quarantine - as Fortress WA bans ANYONE from entering even to visit dying relatives
A Covid-infected man in Western Australia has been revealed to have broken out of hotel quarantine and taken a ride share to hospital
Why rents are SOARING across Australia - but there's one major city which isn't seeing double-digit increases for both house and unit leases
Brisbane rents are rising at the fastest pace. Canberra tenants are copping double-digit increases regardless of whether they live in a house or unit. But there was one city where rents hardly rose.
Troubled AFL great Ben Cousins, 43, looks SUPER ripped after working as a tradie following prison stint for stalking his ex - as he prepares for charity footy match
The 43-year-old, who has battled drug addiction and legal issues in the past, is set to play for the Crusaders against the Spartans in an all-stars match to support mental health organisations
Top-order runs proved the difference as the Perth Scorchers took down the Melbourne Stars in Thursday afternoon's Big Bash clash in Geelong.
Influencer who refuses to get vaccinated likens her cause to NELSON MANDELA's fight against apartheid
Anna-Rose Richards wrongly insists Covid vaccines are dangerous. In a bizarre Instagram post, she likened her anti-vax plight to Mother Teresa's world-changing humanitarian efforts.
Urgent warning Omicron is spreading in Western Australia as officials warn there is a 'strong possibility' strain is already loose in the community
WA's Health Minister has said Omicron is likely already in the community despite strict border closures. Mark McGowan is set to stick to the border opening schedule of early February.
Terence Darrell Kelly, 36, allegedly took the four-year-old from a tent at the Quobba Blowholes campsite on October 16 and held her captive at a home in Carnarvon, north of Perth, for 18 days.
Married At First Sight's Booka Nile wears a ring on THAT finger as she arrives for a pool party in Perth
Booka Nile failed to find love on Married At First Sight.
Down to just 11 fit players, Wellington Phoenix say they'll sit out a fortnight of football, starting with Saturday's A-League Men's match against Newcastle.
Shocking moment truck driver loses control of his vehicle and it goes flying backwards before it smashes into a powerpole
Confused drivers had to think quick when a backwards truck rolled at them on the highway. The truck driver, 62, had left the vehicle to check his brakes when it took off down the road.
Mark McGowan is slammed for calling West Aussies 'drop kicks' while having a crack at anti-vaxxers abusing hospitality staff
The Western Australia premier made the controversial comments in a Facebook post on Thursday afternoon after some Covid-19 restrictions were brought in this week.
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Australia suffers a major ratings decline just days after the season premiere
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Australia has suffered a huge drop in its rating, just three days after the season premiere on Monday.
Mum-of-three who'd just become a grandma died on Christmas Eve after enduring horrific conditions in extreme heat while working at an industrial laundry
Zenaida Fabian, 55, worked in 'deplorable' conditions at South Pacific Laundry in Perth before she suddenly collapsed at the factory and died from a blood clot and cerebral aneurysm.
Mum transforms Kmart cubby into a stunning getaway for her daughter using bargain IKEA buys, Bunnings plants and a splash of paint
A mum has shared the stunning results of her latest DIY project and left hundreds amazed with her incredible Kmart cubby house transformation.
Terrifying moment a brave dog named Barnie faces off against a MASSIVE kangaroo in a suburban street
An aggressive kangaroo was seen showing off its size to a neighborhood dog in Golden Bay, Western Australia in a video uploaded on Saturday.
Love at first sight? Men who catch a glimpse of a woman overestimate her attractiveness but women do the OPPOSITE, study finds
The team, led by Murdoch University, in Perth Australia, set out to investigate how people balance the risks of these errors, and different ways men and women act.
The Sixers remained in trouble in the top-of-the-table blockbuster at 6-67 when Sean Abbott, the hero in their miraculous win over Brisbane Heat, nicked off to the impressive Andrew Tye
$100million meth deal comes unstuck when a 'getaway van' crashed into a police car - after cops already switched drugs hidden inside pillows with harmless crystals
Three men were allegedly fleeing after delivering wat they thought was $100 million worth of meth to a stash house in Perth, but cops already found the shipment in port and switched it all out.
Circus performer's bizarre stunt inside a Woolworths store sparks backlash as many accuse her of putting shoppers at risk: 'How is this allowed?'
Demi Skinner, a popular Perth circus performer and influencer, received backlash on a video uploaded on Monday. The video showed her walking through a Woolworths with stilts on.
EXCLUSIVE: Emily In Paris star Kate Walsh romps around in the water in a patterned bikini during romantic beach date with boyfriend Andrew Nixon in Perth, Australia
The Emily In Paris star, 54, showcased her killer curves in a tiny orange and pink patterned bikini while making the most of her time in the sun with Nixon.
Terrifying moment beach-goers spot a massive tiger shark swimming along the shore and run for the sand
People on a Perth beach had the fright of a lifetime when a shark was spotted on Monday. Paddlers spotted the large shark swimming along the shore just metres from where people were swimming.
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! helps Channel 10 win Monday night's ratings - but the audience is still down from 2021's premiere
Monday's premiere drew 1.049 million viewers nationally, including 794,000 from the five major cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
The Block's Tanya Guccione reveals how she REALLY feels about rivals Ronnie and Georgia Caceres... two months after auction day showdown
The Block's Tanya Guccione has revealed what she really thinks of rivals, Ronnie and Georgia Caceres.
Infuriating moment influencer who refuses to get vaccinated gushes on Instagram about dodging Covid rules during a bizarre 14-hour jaunt across three Australian states
Prominent anti-vaxxer Anna-Rose Richards posted a series Instagram stories on Sunday to document her trip from Perth to the Gold Coast, with a detour via Hobart.
'Leave NOW': Urgent warning for hundreds of Australians as a raging bushfire threatens homes - with owners told to evacuate or prepare to fight the flames
People in the path of a bushfire in Perth's leafy western suburbs have been told to leave now as the blaze moves towards homes.
A cleaning enthusiast has revealed the 'secret weapon' she used to transform her grubby couch and make it look brand new in seconds.
Couple reveal how their bridal party got stuck in a lift for 30 MINUTES on the way to the reception in a string of disasters which threatened their day
A couple have revealed how they overcame potential disasters including their whole wedding party getting stuck in a lift to have the 'most perfect' wedding ever.
Owner of a pub busted throwing a secret 300-guest New Year's Eve party in breach of draconian Covid rules demanding revellers WEAR MASKS and ban dancing claims he had no idea it was happening
The owner of the popular Perth pub The George has claimed he had no idea an illegal event was being held at the venue after police stormed the New Year's Eve party and found hundreds of people inside.
Popular Perth pub is locked down after cops bust 300 New Year's Eve revellers in a wild Covid rule-breaching party despite growing Delta outbreak - as Mark McGowan brings in MORE restrictions
Western Australia's Police Commissioner Chris Dawson has revealed The George hotel in the city was locked with black curtains covering the windows.
Mark McGowan brings in MORE border restrictions as Western Australia's backpacker Covid cluster grows with two new cases linked to super-spreader dance party
Two new cases of Covid-19 have been linked to an infected French backpacker who travelled from Queensland into Western Australia.
Western Australia 'backpacker outbreak' Covid tally hits FOURTEEN as another case is reported - but there's a desperate search underway for missing backpackers who may be 'AVOIDING testing'
Western Australia's 'backpacker outbreak' linked to a French tourist at a Perth nightclub has grown to 14. The latest case has been revealed as WA bans visitors from Queensland and SA.
COVID-19 cases at multiple BBL clubs are threatening to derail some marquee fixtures after Cricket Australia joined the list of sporting bodies grappling with outbreaks.
The 24-year-old made 15 appearances across all competitions for BK Hacken, as well as making her Matildas debut in April against the Netherlands
Big Bash League in crisis as SEVEN players and eight staff at one club catch Covid - after Australian Test cricketer was infected too
The Melbourne Stars have revealed seven players and eight staff members now have the virus.
Mum shares her secret weapon for leaving bathroom grout sparkling in seconds when NOTHING else works
An Australian mother-of-two has revealed the ultimate trick for getting your bathroom grout sparkling white in seconds with a product she bought off Amazon.
Man is hit with child sex and SUFFOCATION charges after seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped in her bed when a man 'broke into the home on Boxing Day'
A 25-year-old man from Ellenbrook has been charged in relation to a horrific sexual assault of a seven-year-old girl in her Ellenbrook home on Boxing day.
Man who allegedly sexually assaulted and choked a seven-year-old Perth girl in her bed on Boxing Day is charged by police
A man who allegedly sexually assaulted and choked a seven-year-old Perth girl in her bed has been charged.
Man is taken into custody after a seven-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in her bed - after police released chilling footage of a lone man jumping a nearby fence
A man is in custody in relation to the sickening attack of a young girl in Ellenbrook on Sunday, hours after WA Police release CCTV of a man wanted for questioning on Wednesday.
A one-year-old girl has died from severe injuries after she was crushed by a falling chest of drawers in Perth, Western Australia, on Wednesday.
Chilling moment a lone man jumps a fence near where a seven-year-old girl was attacked in her bed - as police reveal the assault may have been planned
WA Police have released CCTV footage of a man jumping a fence nearby an Ellenbrook home where a little girl was sexually assaulted in her bed on Boxing Day.