An Australian businessman was Tuesday handed a seven-month jail term for using hashish on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
A British backpacker was sexually assaulted and held captive for weeks in the Australian Outback before being rescued by police who pulled over the car she was driving, officials said Tuesday.
Glitter sparkled on the faces and dresses of Sydney's drag queens Saturday as thousands paraded through the city championing equality at the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Australia's prime minister said Thursday that he won't attend this year's Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras following a furor over his change of stance on same-sex marriage.
Indonesian and Australian leaders on Sunday committed to free trade and closer naval cooperation as they urged countries in the Asia-Pacific region with competing territorial claims to obey international law.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Australia on Wednesday for being "courageously willing to puncture U.N. hypocrisy" on anti-Israel resolutions.
A light aircraft smashed into shops and exploded into a "massive fireball" killing all five on board, including four American passengers reportedly golfers on the trip of a lifetime, officials in Australia said Tuesday.
Five people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.
Eastern Australia endured severe "off the scale" fire conditions Sunday amid a record-breaking heatwave that sparked dire warnings from authorities.
An Australian senator and outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday he will start a new political party to appeal to disenfranchised conservatives.