Telephone warnings have been made to residents instructing them to take shelter.
Steven Trask The milestone announcement was made 50 years after Australia entered the space race.
Nicole Hasham The looming gas crisis is three times worse than previously thought, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says, ordering gas giants and state governments to shore up gas supplies to east coast consumers or face strict export limits.
Kate Aubusson Doctors are ordering too many unnecessary X-rays for children with breathing problems or tummy aches, medical experts say.
Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor Malcolm Turnbull needs a lot to go right between now and the end of the year, if he is to maximise his slim chances of recovery through 2018.
Nick Ralston Police are still searching for the driver of the white ute who struck Natasha Gadd in Milperra early on Sunday.
Michaela Whitbourn Jailed former union boss John Maitland has escaped a third trial on corruption charges after a District Court judge found the latest prosecution would be "oppressive and an abuse of process".
Helen Pitt Most days the Lady Herron ferry passes the Sydney Opera House en route to its signature destination of the Taronga Park Zoo, the ferry driver toots the horn. Regulars on the ferry service joke the driver is saying hello to the Opera House CEO Louise Herron, whose great aunt was the Governor's wife for whom the ferry is named.
Tigers fans breathe sigh of relief ahead of Saturday's match.
Megan Gorrey A Canberra man who caused an explosion outside the Australian Christian Lobby offices has died by suicide.