Workers in Vietnamese abattoirs have been filmed using sledgehammers to bludgeon Australian cattle, activists said Thursday, with livestock exporters vowing prompt action over alleged "brutal treatment" in the multi-million dollar industry.
Three elderly bystanders were wounded Thursday when Australian police opened fire on a man wielding a large carving knife in a busy Sydney shopping center, authorities said.
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.