About 20 people are believed to have been injured, many seriously.
Here's what day one looked like in photos.
Chris Boulous NSW: Sydney Kings star Jason Cadee is looking for his guardian angel to say thank you.
Haley Craig NSW: It is the beginning of a 10-day party and it all starts in Tamworth on Friday.
Brodie Owen NSW: residents in the line of fire have a message for arsonists.
Fiona Henderson VIC: Police have charged a 25-year-old Beaufort man over a fatal car crash last year in which a four-year-old girl died.
ANDREW THOMSON, ADAM COOPER and NINO BUCCI VIC: Cocaine operation had south-west focus.
Jess Cockerill WA: Stake Hill resident Tim Mills works as a firefighter at the station in Success, but on Thursday morning he had to put his skills to use off-duty.
DAN PROUDMAN NSW: Rothbury man accused of attacking five young women he stalked online.
VIC: The 23-year-old woman who allegedly hit cyclist Christian Ashby and left him fighting for his life in the middle of the street has pleaded guilty.
Mayor Joyce McCulloch can't stop smiling about the $3.03 million the Mount Isa City Council has received from ...
The government should back up its rhetoric about supporting Western Queensland, Robbie Katter says.
Bob Katter explains the impact that Centrelink bonus cuts will have on disadvantaged families.
There has been a recent spate of Mount Isa bike thefts.
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