Three days of heavy rain in mid-April were enough to make it Sydney's wettest autumn in 12 years but conditions have largely dried up since.
David Wroe The Afghanistan province where Australian troops were stationed for eight years and suffered most of their casualties is in danger of sliding back into Taliban control, experts say.
Lisa Visentin The federal government has confirmed an investigation is underway to determine whether a sample of live anthrax bacteria was mistakenly shipped to Australia from an American military lab in 2008.
Andrew Darby The World Heritage Committee is set to slap down an attempt by the Tasmanian Government to ditch wilderness zoning from most of the island's remote south-west.
Patrick Hatch The Hume Highway has reopened after a truck rolled over in Craigieburn on Saturday morning.
Chloe Booker A joint police and workcover probe has been launched after a motorbike went flying into spectators at a Yarra Valley event seriously injuring a man.
Chloe Booker A suburban footballer is in a coma after suffering a cardiac arrest during a match in Melbourne's north.
Chloe Booker A man is fighting for his life after a bus carrying about 14 people rolled near Ballarat.
Adam Gartrell Julie Bishop has sought to downplay an extraordinary cabinet leak showing deep divisions in Tony Abbott's government over national security.
Adam Carey Melbourne is about to get a taste of a city divided as Swanston Street, the city's civic spine, is torn apart by jackhammers.