Residents in New South Wales state started cleaning up on Thursday after record flooding on Australia's east coast.
Thousands have been affected in some of the same regions hit by Australia's devastating wildfires last summer.
Despite Baarack's hefty locks, he falls short of the world record held by a late compatriot, Chris, who made headlines when he was shorn of a 41-kilogram mane in 2015.
On February 18, 2021, Facebook hit back at publishers and the government with a sudden decision to block news on its platform across the entire country.
"I think about winning more Slams and breaking records, of course. And most of my attention and my energy from this day forward, until I retire from tennis, is going to be directed in majors, trying to win more major trophies," Djokovic said.
Watch this family act fast after spotting a kangaroo struggling to stay afloat.
Organisers of the protests called for the abolition of Australia Day as it marks the beginnings of colonial rule by Britain.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison hit back at the search giant saying "we don't respond to threats" after Google said it would remove its services from the country.
Grand slam champions are among 47 players in hard lockdown at the Australian Open, after four people on charter flights into Australia tested positive for COVID-19.
A racing pigeon survived an extraordinary 13,000-kilometre Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States but authorities consider the bird a quarantine risk.
Plumes of smoke billowed across the Australian city of Brisbane as firefighters fought a blaze at a recycling plant.
Rough seas have caused foam to form on Australia's Gold Coast beaches.
After 112 days, the Australian city of Melbourne has lifted its coronavirus lockdown.
The app, owned by ByteDance, a private Chinese company, has come under scrutiny in Australia after Donald Trump announced plans for a possible ban in the United States.
A further 200 dead whales were found close to where hundreds of beached animals were discovered earlier this week.
A third of the whales have died after being stranded on a sand bar off the coast of Tasmania.
A pod of pilot whales stranded on sandbars off Australia's southern island of Tasmania state.