The staggering insurance bill for the destruction wrought by cyclone Seroja last month has been revealed for the first time — with thousands of claims lodged so far totalling $112 million.
WA’s Premier insists his health minister won’t be sacked over the failure at a Perth hospital which left a seven-year-old dead, as the young girl’s parents prepare to discuss the findings of a report.
WA’s ‘remarkable’ and ‘selfless’ firefighters have received a personal message of gratitude from Prince Charles for ‘heroically combatting’ February’s Wooroloo blaze.
Two people are in hospital after a serious crash on the Kwinana Freeway near Jandakot.
Kate Phillips & Daryna Zadvirna
Specialist crews from Fire and Rescue NSW have rescued a Sydney man who suffered a medical episode while working on a tower about 40 metres above the ground.
A woman has been flown to hospital in Perth after a dramatic rescue operation at Karijini National Park in the State’s Pilbara region.
Seven people have been killed in two different avalanches in the French Alps.
People whose homes or businesses were destroyed by cyclone Seroja last month will get an extra $4000 as part of a new State Government recovery package.
Another train passenger involved in the collapse of an elevated section of the Mexico City metro has died, bringing the death toll to 26.
A motorist has been airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital after a crash in the South West.
Lebanon could go dark as cash for electricity generation runs out this month, a government statement says.
Laila Bassam and Maha El Dahan
A man has died following a head-on collision with a truck on the Great Eastern Highway in the Goldfields.
A Sydney golf club has rejected plans for a memorial for four children killed by a driver when they were walking alongside the course.
The emotional parents of a Pakistani national killed in NSW floodwaters in March have been forced to watch from a car as their son was buried.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged a thorough investigation into a metro overpass collapse in this capital that left at least 24 dead.
Daina Beth Solomon and Sharay Angulo
An Egyptian court has rejected an appeal by the owner of a massive container ship of the court-ordered seizure of the Ever Given over a financial dispute.
A man has lost his lower leg while using an industrial mower at a farm at Wilberforce, northwest of Sydney.
A 55-year-old man is fighting for life after suffering extensive burns to large parts of his body in a fire which engulfed a storage unit Perth’s north.
Michael Traill and Ben Downie
The deaths of 45 people crushed in a stampede at a Jewish religious festival will be investigated by Israel's government watchdog.
The parents of international student Ayaz Younus, who died in NSW floodwaters, have arrived in Australia from Pakistan to bury their son.
Police are appealing for footage of a dirt bike race in Brisbane after a 16-year-old boy crashed and died on Monday.
A black bear with two cubs is believed to have attacked and killed a woman in the US.
Flags have been lowered to half-staff in Israel on a day of mourning for the 45 people crushed to death at a Jewish religious festival.
A woman has died in Sydney's west after a car and bus collision left her trapped in her car.
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