Authorities fear a firebug may be operating in Darwin after cars were damaged in two fires started in the same small lane in the city on successive nights.
A 12-year-old girl is rescued by firefighters but has severe burns to her upper body after an early morning house fire in Gympie, north of Brisbane.
Support for Spain's conservative People's Party unexpectedly surges, preliminary election results show, as voters opt for the status quo just days after Britain's shock decision to leave the European Union.
A house in Henley Beach is damaged when an explosive device is set off in the front yard.
Californian authorities are reporting a "mass casualty event" outside the state's capital building in Sacramento at the site of a "neo-Nazi" march.
Suicide rates for Aboriginal people in remote Western Australia are among the worst in the world and are set to double by the end of the decade, a report finds.