As the debate rages over how to bring rein in rising energy prices, and ensure a reliable power grid, a snapshot of 2,000 households shows the majority of people see solar batteries as the key to cheaper and more reliable energy.
It's been a mystery of astrophysics for decades — where do the most energetic particles that bombard the Earth come from?
Hurricane Maria lashes parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds after pummelling Puerto Rico with severe flooding and cutting off power to the entire island.
A gay NSW Nationals candidate should not have been subjected to questions about his partner and personal history at a preselection meeting, the party's leader and Deputy Premier John Barilaro says.
Tasmanian police launch an investigation after the former prime minister and prominent same-sex marriage no vote campaigner says he sustained a "very slightly swollen lip" when he was headbutted outside a private event in Hobart.
A Perth dog owner receives a note threatening to poison the family dog if it doesn't stop barking, in a week in which the RSPCA says five pets were poisoned in Western Australia, one fatally.