EVENING UPDATE

The election result has been decided, with Malcolm Turnbull today formally claiming victory.

 

A man is in intensive care with burns to his body, after a heater caused a house fire in the Hunter Valley.

 

A young whale has been saved on the Gold Coast after becoming tangled in shark nets.

 

Serena Williams is one step closer to Margaret Court’s grand-slam tally of 24, after claiming another Wimbledon crown…

 

And Cronulla has become just the fifth NRL team to post 13 straight wins, this afternoon beating the Panthers to maintain top-spot.