Fairfield residents fear dried-out asbestos, which became dislodged during Thursday's powerful storm, has dried out and become airborne.
Australia's elected Indigenous leaders have called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to intervene to save remote indigenous communities from closure.
Australian teenagers are munching on magic mushrooms while celebrating Schoolies in Bali, despite warnings about the health effects and efforts by local police to criminalise and eradicate the hallucinogen drugs.
The Under 11 team have made black arm bands overnight and now 20 junior size bats are lined up next to the crease for the Saturday match in the Phillip Hughes division.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has placed a cricket bat outside Kirribilli House in memory of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes who passed away on Thursday.
US Amateur Championship winner Gunn Yang, who has earned direct qualification for the US Masters, didn't have a happy outing in Sydney.
Six people have been charged with serious drug importation offences following a major police operation which has resulted in Australia's second largest drug seizure.