The looming gas crisis is three times worse than previously thought, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says, ordering gas giants and state governments to shore up gas supplies to east coast consumers or face strict export limits.
Telephone warnings have been made to residents instructing them to take shelter.
Tigers fans breathe sigh of relief ahead of Saturday's match.
Megan Gorrey A Canberra man who caused an explosion outside the Australian Christian Lobby offices has died by suicide.
Adam Gartrell Reducing Australia's per-capita alcohol consumption by just one litre a year would drive a significant reduction in head, neck and liver cancer deaths.
Fergus Hunter The mayor of the newly formed Inner West council will move to have free weddings for all same-sex couples in the suburbs under his control should gay marriage be legalised later this year.
Steven Trask The federal government has announced the creation of a National Space Agency.
David Wroe, National Security Correspondent The Turnbull government has developed detailed plans to manage the return of as many as 70 children of Australian foreign fighters who may come home from the Middle East.
Helen Pitt Most days the Lady Herron ferry passes the Sydney Opera House en route to its signature destination of the Taronga Park Zoo, the ferry driver toots the horn. Regulars on the ferry service joke the driver is saying hello to the Opera House CEO Louise Herron, whose great aunt was the Governor's wife for whom the ferry is named.
Forbes student Angus Webb has issued a challenge to Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk.
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