A Canberra postmaster describes the moment a gunman dressed in industrial coveralls pointed the weapon towards his head and punched him before firing a bullet into the air.
A search is underway at Fingal Head in far north New South Wales for a 20-year-old man who disappeared while body boarding, after being washed from rocks.
Survivors of a bushfire that levelled the West Australian town of Yarloop, killing two of its residents and destroying 181 homes and buildings, are still traumatised almost two years on.
A social media post shining a light on the dark side of the music industry has gained traction online in the wake of the allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
New Zealand's PM in waiting Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party campaigned heavily on education reforms, including a bold plan to phase in three years of free tertiary education, leaving students hopeful some of their university debts will soon be alleviated.
A homelessness expert says real solutions, like converting old office blocks into temporary accommodation, could reduce the number of older women facing housing stress.