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.
Edward "Teddy" Sheean sacrificed his life for his shipmates more than quarter of a century ago — and will now be posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.
Several populations on Kangaroo Island, feared to be gone forever, have been spotted as habitats recover.
Four adult koalas and one brand new joey have been released in the Kanangra-Boyd National Park in the state of New South Wales
An Australian newspaper offered eight blank pages in its daily issue to use if readers are "out of loo roll" after supermarkets run out of stock due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Sydney has been hit by its heaviest rain in 30 years, bringing widespread flooding.
There was an immediate threat to life and property from the wildfires, officials say.
This year, non-indigenous Australians were asked to give reparations in the form of a donation to the #PayTheRent campaign.
A C-130 Hercules tanker aircraft crashed while fighthing bushfires in New South Wales, Australia, killed all three crew on board, state fire chiefs said early on Thursday.
The Australian outback town of Broken Hill was blanketed in dust as storms swept over parts of the New South Wales state on Wednesday.
Bad weather brought chaos to parts of Australia, in the form of giant hailstones that pounded the capital Canberra. Wind gusts of 107 kilometers an hour were recorded in Dubbo as the dust storm descended over the town.
Bad weather brought chaos to parts of Australia, in the form of giant hailstones that pounded the capital Canberra. The storm brought down trees, caused flash flooding and inflicted minor injuries on residents.
Matches at the Australian Open may be suspended if air pollution from the recent wildfires poses a risk to the players' health.
A hypnotic animation produced by Copernicus' European Atmospheric Monitoring Service shows how Australian fires have generated so much smoke that it has gone around the world, back to Australia