The Duke of Cambridge has praised Australia for being a "beacon of confidence" as thousands of Australians turned out to greet his family.
A month after David Cameron was ridiculed for tweeting a picture of himself on the phone, Australian PM Tony Abbott has now followed suit.
A 63-year-old woman died in a shark attack as she swam off a popular beach on the east coast of Australia.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said there have been "no confirmed sightings" during today's search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet:
Motion time-lapse photographer Filippo Rivetti has put together a short film of summer in Sydney with a difference.
The video was made using a method called tilt-shift, where the camera plate is distorted resulting in a small region becoming sharp, but the rest of the image remaining blurred.
The video gives a unique miniature view of Sydney during the summertime.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said approximately 252,000 square kilometres were searched before teams concluded their efforts for the day:
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said of its navy ships has set off to assist in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet:
HMAS Toowoomba has left Fleet Base West near Perth to join the international search for #MH370. The 1,800 km trip will take about three days
Earth Hour Australia tweeted these pictures of the festivities as many switched off their lights for Earth Hour:
An object spotted by a Chinese satellite was floating 72 miles (120km) from possible debris announced by Australia in the search for a missing Malaysian jet, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
"The location of the suspicious object is along the southern corridor missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 might have taken," it said, adding the object was spotted on March 18, two days after the satellite image announced by Australia.
Search teams from Australia found no evidence of any wreckage or survival equipment from the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, the captain of the first plane to return today said.
Flying Officer Peter Moore said the weather conditions were "less than ideal" once more in the hunt for Flight MH370 and that visibility was poor.
"Essentially we had a thick layer of cloud from 2,500 feet down to 500 feet, in the search area we had some isolated showers and some sea fog down to the surface," he added.
The Rolling Stones have said they "are deeply sorry and disappointed" to postpone the rest of their tour of Australia and New Zealand following the death of Sir Mick Jagger's partner, the designer L'Wren Scott:
The Rolling Stones call off their tour of Australia & New Zealand http://t.co/v7Lgl4h7Br
The band has said they are planning to reschedule the shows at a later date.
A 10-year-old girl has been attacked by a shark off Australia's east coast.
A spokeswoman for the New South Wales state ambulance service said they received a report the youngster had been bitten on the wrist by a shark off a beach at Lennox Head, 120 miles south of Brisbane.
Paramedics treated the girl at the scene for a serious injury to her hand before she was taken to hospital. She is said to be in a stable condition.
Although sharks are common off Australia's coast, the country averages fewer than two fatal attacks per year.