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NSW volunteer charged with starting fires

A volunteer NSW firefighter has been charged with deliberately lighting more than 30 grass fires during the state's catastrophic Black Summer bushfires last summer.

Trump 2nd impeachment headed to Senate

Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for former US President Donald Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection for the Capitol riot will begin the week of February 8.

Plea for caution as rescue drownings surge

Australians are being urged to plan for visiting the beach like they would for a road trip amid an alarming spike in people drowning while trying to rescue others.

Media code sparks major threat from Google

Australia's proposed media code has escalated government tensions with Google, with the tech giant threatening to remove access to its search engine if the plan is stamped into law.