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WA mother accused of murder faces court

A mother has faced court charged with the murder of her three children after they perished in a house fire in the West Australian town of Port Hedland.

ADF virus help for aged care extended

ADF support for Australia's aged care sector has been boosted and extended until at least the end of September, with COVID-19 outbreaks infecting 6000 residents and 3250 staff across the country.

New WA top cop reveals drug bust news

Western Australia's new police commissioner has used his first press conference to provide details about an alleged organised-crime drugs sting, which included the seizure of cars and gold bullion.

Third of aged care facilities hit by COVID

Aged care providers are calling for urgent action to protect residents and staff from a winter COVID-19 wave which is hitting more than one third of the nation's facilities.

Border to remain open over foot and mouth

Actions taken by the federal government in a bid to keep the devastating foot and mouth disease from infecting Australian livestock are the "strongest ever," Anthony Albanese has declared.