Bondi Junction Attacker Identified As Queensland man

New South Wales Police say it was a  40-year-old Queensland man who killed six people at Bondi Westfield on Saturday afternoon. 

Assistant Commissioner Anthony Cooke said Joel Cauchi was shot by a senior police officer on Saturday afternoon. 

He says it appears the attack appears to be mental health-related, and the man was known to Queensland police. 

The victim death toll remains at six: five women and one man. Eight injured people remain in the hospital. 

Among the victims was 38-year-old  first time mother Ash Good, her baby daughter was also stabbed and is in serious but stable condition in hospital.

In addition, Police said two of the victims are believed to have no family in Australia. 

The complex will remain closed on Sunday.