New South Wales win game two of the State of Origin series against Queensland courtesy of Tom Trbojevic's hat-trick.Read more
Queensland could be critical in Australia election where small town voters say they just want jobs.
Tropical Cyclone Oma inches towards the Australian coast over the next few days but will it make landfall?
Two men have died in Townsville in northern Australia amid a "once in a century" flood. More than a thousand people have been evacuated and as many as 20,000 homes are at risk of being inundated. More rain is expected in the coming days and residents have been warned to be cautious about crocodiles and snakes lurking in the waters. Newsday's Shaimaa Khalil spoke to Alan Carpenter who lives in the town. (Photo: Residents in Townsville evacuated by the flooding Credit: Getty Images)