MORNING BRIEFING: Eastern suburb residents are particularly at risk after smoke haze blankets Sydney, and a north-bound lane on M1 remains closed after four trucks caught fire after a collision
Maryanne Slattery, a senior water researcher at the Australia Institute, tells a Q&A audience that the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is a “train wreck” and government water reforms have “exacerbated this drought”.
Firefighters are battling to stop a large bushfire from destroying the tinder-dry Ramsar-protected Macquarie Marshes in western New South Wales.
A pedestrian dies after being hit by a motorcycle and another man is in a critical condition following a separate crash in Adelaide on Saturday night.
The family of Peter Verrall, who died when the boat he was fishing in capsized in rough seas in South Australia, praises his close friend for staying with him “until the end”.
The death of Vietnam veteran Peter Verrall in a boating accident on the Coorong is described by a friend and fellow veteran as “like losing another brother”.
The survivor of a boating accident in SA’s Coorong, which claimed the life of another man, was found curled up with hypothermia and in shock after he swam to shore and walked about a kilometre.
Police find the body of a 72-year-old man who was reported missing after a boat capsized at Long Point in South Australia’s Coorong National Park overnight.
A teenager is in a serious but stable condition after being hit by a train at Edwardstown in Adelaide’s south-west.
An app designed to alert South Australians about bushfires is still not ready as total fire bans were issued amid sweltering temperatures. A watch and act message has been issued for a fire burning near Swan Reach in the s…