Three people were killed in floodwaters from a strong storm that pounded Australia's east coast over the weekend, with drenching rains and huge ocean swells forcing some coastal residents to flee their homes and sending a swimming pool sliding into the sea.
CANBERRA, Australia -- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is trying to fight a perception that his wealth puts him out of touch with ordinary people by releasing a campaign video in which he describes being raised by his father after his mother left when he was 9.
SYDNEY - The east coast of Australia, including Sydney, was battered by a freak storm on Sunday with trees uprooted and thousands left without power.
A woman was fatally mauled by a huge shark -- described by witnesses as larger than their boat -- near the Western Australia city of Perth on Sunday.
A popular Australian television sports show apologized Friday over a joke in which a presenter asked an Asian woman whether she was planning on eating one of her dogs.
The word "guys" should be avoided in the office, a new Australian campaign has said, arguing that such terms exclude minority groups.
A surfer was critical Wednesday after a shark ripped off his leg in an attack in Australia's west with witnesses recounting how "all hell broke loose" as his board was snapped in half.
Half a century after they died, the bodies of 32 Australian soldiers and their dependents, many of whom were killed in the Vietnam War, were returned home from Malaysia Tuesday.
Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists said on Monday.
An image of an indigenous Australian man is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House during the opening night of the annual Vivid Sydney light festival in Sydney, Australia, May 27.