Images of a rare microburst storm have been captured by a photographer near Roma in outback Queensland.
Warming ocean water is said to be melting the largest glacier in East Antarctica, underscoring climate change's assault on the continent’s ice cover.
Editorials of newspapers across the country have slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to hand Prince Philip a knighthood, labelling the move "ludicrous" and "flabbergasting".
The bushfire in Nowergup has flared up again on Tuesday morning after the blaze broke containment lines.
Liberal backbenchers are considering calling a meeting to discuss the "direction of the team", with speculation rife about Prime Minsiter Tony Abbott's leadership.
Police are claiming the massive crowd at the Australia Day Skyworks was one of the best behaved ever, with less than 90 people arrested on Monday night.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's surprise decision to knight Prince Philip has infuriated his colleagues, with a pair of Queensland MPs breaking ranks to criticise the decision publicly.
Sydney’s climate can be expected to warm across all seasons, with less rainfall in winter but more intense rain events, according to the latest projections by the CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology.
Cactus plants have taken over parts of the Goldfields landscape, making sections of land unusable for farming and agriculture purposes, with the worst infestation being a 66 square kilometre section of land on a sheep station.
The global climate is likely to become increasingly prone to extremes with super La Nina and El Nino events in the Pacific to almost double in frequency this century, according to Australian-led research.