If you have ever wanted to prepare a meal of kangaroo brains fried in emu fat with a side dish of roasted wombat, there's a cookbook in Australia just for you.
Papua New Guinea police Thursday said an investigation into a riot at an Australian detention center on Manus Island that left an asylum-seeker dead “stinks of a major cover-up.”
An Australian senator startled his colleagues by producing a fake pipe bomb during a committee hearing on Monday.
More than 20 asylum-seekers have become the first refugees to be resettled on Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea as part of Australia's tough boatpeople policies, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott acknowledged Thursday that he made a mistake by winking with a smile in a talk radio studio while listening to a phone-sex worker complain on the air about welfare cutbacks.
Australian researchers are working on fighting out-of-control bushfires with explosives, likening the process of using the sound wave produced by a blast to blowing out a candle.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott came under fire Wednesday for winking when he took a call on air from a distressed pensioner who said she worked on a sex phone line to pay the bills.
Australians call tiny swimming trunks “budgie smugglers,” but the term might have new meaning after customs officials at Sydney's airport said Wednesday that they found 16 wild-bird eggs in the crotch of a passenger's pants.
Formula One great Sir Jack Brabham, who claimed three world drivers' titles and remains the only man to win the championship in a car he built himself, died on Monday, his family said.
Australia said Monday it will spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a new icebreaker ship to bolster its claim over large areas of Antarctica and replace an ageing vessel.