Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).
Photographs of a passenger’s injuries have been released as a warning about the potential risks of using battery-powered devices on aircraft.
A passenger on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne has been injured by her flaming headphones.
Greenpeace has released what it calls shocking video of the Great Barrier Reef that then environmental group says shows mass coral bleaching for an unprecedented second year…
Police in Australia Justin Bieber fans be extra vigilant online after charging a man for posing as the singer and soliciting explicit images
Female figures on pedestrian crossing signals: giving the green light to gender equality or political correctness gone mad?
Thousands of spectators packed into Sydney’s city centre on Saturday 4th March 2017 for the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
A Melbourne man ensured an unforgettable proposal for his girlfriend by recreating the moment they had first met on a crowded commuter train. Ryan
Australia is struggling to preserve its unique flora and fauna, with the spotted quoll the latest species to come into the spotlight as it fights for survival.
Local media reports say the victims are American tourists who were heading south on a golfing trip.
The world of rugby was sent into shock on Sunday following the news that former Australia international Dan Vickerman has died at his home in Sydney.
A trail biker had a near-death experience when he was forced to leap out of the path of an oncoming train into a nearby creek.
In what has been described as the worst conditions for fire in the state’s history, rural firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday were battling close to 80 out-of-control…
Despite desperate efforts by emergency crews, dozens of wildfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, amid extreme heat and strong winds.
The Catholic Church in Australia releases data suggesting child sex abuse between 1950 and 2010 was widespread, but largely ignored.
By all accounts it was a right dressing down for the Australian Prime Minister on the phone with President Trump
Australia does a lot for the boatloads of refugees trying to land on its shores, but mostly abroad in neighbouring countries, where controversial camps have become dead ends for their inmates, plucked
You might not be able to tell by looking at them but the Ringneck Parrot is evolving.
Australian Richie Porte all but guaranteed his maiden victory at the Tour Down Under on Saturday after winning the penultimate stage five to stretch his lead at the top of the overall…
Thousands of protesters in Sydney on Saturday (January 21) joined the first of hundreds of womens’ marches organised around the world in a show of disapproval of…
In a repeat of the previous day Australian Caleb Ewan outsprinted world champion Peter Sagan to win stage four of the Tour Down Under.
A driver has ploughed his car into pedestrians in a busy street in Melbourne, Australia, killing three people including a young child
The ruby seadragon, a new species of animal, has been filmed alive for the first time by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San…
With an air of Las Vegas glamour, thousands of people took to the streets of the rural Australian town of Parkes on Saturday (January 14) to honour entertainer Elvis Presley in the town’s 25th annual
Amateur rugby players donned wigs and white jumpsuits on Friday (13 January) for a rugby match that pipped The Blue Suede Shoes against the Reddy Teddies in the town of Parkes, west of…
After stopping during her morning run to answer a local news journalist’s questions about her workout routine, a Melbourne woman’s nerves appeared to get the better of…