"You want to respect the cultural side of things, but still you want to have it as a challenge," one said.
Qantas completed a record-breaking 19-hour research flight with 49 passengers.
New Zealand will face England in next Saturday's Rugby World Cup semi-finals after the All Blacks pummelled a flat Ireland 46-14 in Saturday's last-eight clash in Tokyo.
England beat Australia to win through to the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 12 years.
A Belgian car won its first World Solar Challenge, crossing the finish line in Adelaide, Australia.
More than 40 teams from two dozen countries took part in a race that saw the world's fastest solar-powered cars face-off
An Australian news outlet has taken a more humorous approach to the recent criticism of the teen activist.
Australia's tough stance on immigration has helped keep down the vote for far-right political parties, the country's ambassador to France has told Euronews.
Luckily an apiarist was on hand to deal with the problem.
Australian students kick off global climate strike with message for government: Do your job
A car was stopped in its tracks in Australia's north on Sunday (September 15) by a group of saltwater crocodiles.
US 'locked and loaded' as oil prices surge after Saudi oil attack
England beat Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final test at The Oval on Sunday.
Two British-Australian nationals and one Australian national have been detained in Iran as tensions mount with the West.
Officials urged people in the danger zone to evacuate and warned residents of health risks from dust and smoke.
Rising sea temperatures and heavy industry are being blamed for the rapid loss of marine life.
Beekeeper Paul Wood removed 50kg of honey from a beehive hidden in a woman's home in suburban Brisbane, Australia.
An Australian court upheld Cardinal George Pell's sexual abuse convictions.
Canberra and Brussels began talks in May 2018 and both sides of the negotiating table have clear demands.
Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests
French television journalist Hugo Clement was arrested alongside his crew while they were reporting on a protest in the Australian state of Queensland.
Australian authorities have detained a French television crew who were filming anti-coal protest
On the 50th anniversary of astronaut Neil Armstrong walking on the moon, an Australian entrepreneur blasted around the Sydney Opera House in a jetpack on Sunday (July 21).
The International Cricket Council (ICC), the governing body of cricket, has approved the introduction of concussion substitutes in international games.
One-fifth of the seagulls analysed in the study carried drug-resistant bacteria.
Serena Williams fined €8,900 for damaging Wimbledon court