A bishop in charge during one of Australia's darkest periods of child abuse by Catholic clergy died Monday, depriving an inquiry of further evidence from a man once closely linked to Vatican finance chief George Pell.
Australia opposes Donald Trump's suggestion that Japan and South Korea should develop nuclear weapons since this would "add considerably" to the risk of regional conflict, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Sunday.
Australian movie star Hugh Jackman helped save children from dangerous surf at Sydney's famed Bondi Beach, video on local media showed Sunday.
Two pieces of debris recently discovered along the coast of Mozambique are "highly likely" to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian and Malaysian officials said Thursday.
Two pieces of debris recently discovered along the coast of Mozambique are "highly likely" to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian officials said Thursday.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday slapped down his predecessor Tony Abbott who dramatically intervened to claim credit for policies the government is taking to upcoming elections.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull threatened Monday to hold early general elections, which his conservative government would likely win, if parliament fails to end a deadlock over legislation on unions.
Australian authorities Sunday said there would be no logging in the World Heritage-listed Tasmanian Wilderness, following recommendations in a report submitted to the United Nations's cultural body UNESCO.
Australian authorities said Sunday coral bleaching occurring in the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef had become "severe," the highest alert level, as sea temperatures warm.
Australia's iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge went dark on Saturday night, as the Earth Hour campaign to switch off lights to call for action on climate change began rolling out across the planet, organizers said.