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.
Humans exterminated an array of weird and wonderful Australian creatures within only 4,000 years of arriving on the continent, according to a study published Friday that shifted blame away from climate change.
Japan and Australia will work together to ensure the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal comes into force, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday, making no mention of strong U.S. opposition.
Australia's heath minister resigned on Friday over a scandal surrounding her travel expenses, a move that could lead to the first reshuffle of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Cabinet since his government was re-elected six months ago.
Australia's heath minister temporarily stepped down Monday while her travel expense claims are investigated. The scandal surrounding Minister Sussan Ley's expense claims could trigger the first reshuffle of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Cabinet since his government was reelected six months ago.
Physical altercations erupted outside the third regional public hearing on pension reforms Sunday in Kaohsiung, where over a thousand police were stationed to keep demonstrators at bay.1 Comment
Australia Thursday rejected claims it tried to "recruit" Indonesia's best soldiers as Jakarta moved to tone down a rift after military ties were suspended.
An elderly Australian man serving time for killing his wife and two grandchildren was charged Tuesday with the murder of a fellow inmate after an apparent attack with a sandwich toaster.
A young woman was bitten by a wild green snake at an Australian zoo, paramedics said Monday, a year after a keeper was attacked by a tiger at the same popular tourist attraction.
A major cocaine ring has been dismantled in joint operations with Tahiti, Australian police said Thursday, with a record 1.1 tons of cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars seized.