Indonesian and Australian leaders on Sunday committed to free trade and closer naval cooperation as they urged countries in the Asia-Pacific region with competing territorial claims to obey international law.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Australia on Wednesday for being "courageously willing to puncture U.N. hypocrisy" on anti-Israel resolutions.
A light aircraft smashed into shops and exploded into a "massive fireball" killing all five on board, including four American passengers reportedly golfers on the trip of a lifetime, officials in Australia said Tuesday.
Five people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.
Eastern Australia endured severe "off the scale" fire conditions Sunday amid a record-breaking heatwave that sparked dire warnings from authorities.
An Australian senator and outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday he will start a new political party to appeal to disenfranchised conservatives.
Queensland police say former Wallabies backrower Scott Higginbotham has been charged with assaulting police after an incident in Brisbane in the early hours of Sunday morning.
A driver in Western Australia had the best excuse for speeding -- the wind.
Relatives of passengers and crew aboard the missing Malaysian airliner plan to present the Malaysian transport minister in Australia with letters urging that the search resume.
A car ploughed into pedestrians on a popular shopping strip in the heart of Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing four people including a young child and injuring 20 more.