Numerous buildings, caravans and cars have been destroyed including what is believed to be a woman's home as strong winds helped fires rage across the Top End.
Energy giants are again being threatened with "big stick" laws that could see their assets forcibly sold, as a new report shows some power prices have dropped.
Annastacia Palaszczuk wants to get a large air tanker to water bomb the ever more frequent bushfires that ravage Queensland.
Politicians are on the hunt for advertisements and fake news circulating on Facebook and other social media during elections.
Queenslanders who leave a dog in a hot car will face jail time and tens of thousands of dollars in fines under changes to the law.
The family of a World War II veteran who disappeared from Townsville 26 years ago has been told an inquest exploring fresh evidence about his suspected murder must wait until the Queensland Coroner's Act is updated.
Doctors have called on the federal government to take urgent steps to prepare health services for more extreme weather events and disasters.
Car maker Volkswagen has settled multimillion-dollar Australian class actions over the global diesel emissions scandal, which affected about 100,000 vehicles locally and 11 million worldwide.
The wife of Danny Frawley has revealed her husband's mental health had deteriorated in the weeks leading up to his death, and she's urging others grappling with mental demons not to abandon their support networks.
A bushfire at Humpty Doo near Darwin that had been contained has flared up and is out of control again and threatening people and properties.