Life sentence for man who drove into Australian crowd, killing 6

2019-02-22 13:41

A man who drove a stolen car into lunchtime crowds in downtown Melbourne and killed six people has been sentenced to life imprisonment in what the judge described as 'one of the worst examples of mass murder in Australian history'.

Woman sues hospital for loss of sex after husband’s death

2019-02-21 11:30

After a botched medical treatment claimed the life of her husband, Cara Finnegan was so heartbroken it took a toll on her health.

'Urgent steps' needed to save Australia's biggest river system

2019-02-19 15:02

The viability of a key river that feeds into Australia's biggest water system is under threat if poor conditions that killed millions of fish are not improved within six months, scientists warn.

Police investigate Australia parliament brawl

2019-02-14 13:13

Australian police are investigating a brawl between a senator and a top aide that left blood on the walls of the Australian parliament.

WATCH: 1.7 tons of meth seized at California port

2019-02-09 13:22

US and Australian authorities say 1.7 tons of meth seized at a Los Angeles port was destined to be shipped to Australia. It's being called the largest single seizure of methamphetamine in the United States.

Australia bans and strips residency of politically-connected Chinese billionaire

2019-02-06 18:26

A prominent Chinese billionaire political donor has been stripped of his Australian residency and barred from returning to the country after scrutiny of his Communist Party ties, according to local media.

Australia to move child refugees on Nauru to the US

2019-02-03 14:01

Australia has announced the last four children still in Nauru detention centre will soon be moved to the US after the two countries struck a deal.

Australia police say man in custody after airport evacuation

2019-02-02 19:25

Australian police say a man is in custody after an "emergency situation" that prompted the evacuation of Brisbane Airport.

Thousands of fish die in 3rd mass death in Australian river

2019-01-30 09:53

Thousands of fish have died in the third mass death in Australian river as hot weather sparks algal bloom.

Good neigh, mate! Winx the horse named 'Australian of the year'

2019-01-24 12:12

In the race to find an Australian role model that has demonstrated hard work, grit and honesty in the last year, one Aussie paper has decided the only one in the running, is a horse.


Personality on the morning commute: Australia's emoji licence plates

2019-02-21 22:31

Motorists in northeastern Australia can soon have their personality permanently stamped on their vehicles with the option of an emoji added to their licence plates.

Dying Australian woman taken to see the sunset one last time

2019-02-19 15:16

A terminally ill woman was taken to the beach in her hospital bed so that she could watch the sunset one last time.

Tasmania fires may 'wipe out' ancient species

2019-02-18 11:19

Tasmania's ancient rainforest and alpine flora species face an uncertain future, scientists have warned, after out-of-control bushfires consumed vast tracts of wild bushland.

Australia to reopen island detention camp after refugee bill

2019-02-14 07:33

Australia to reopen a mothballed island detention camp in anticipation of new migrant smuggling attempts after Parliament bill gives sick asylum seekers easier access to mainland hospitals

CEO of Woolworths's David Jones resigns

2019-02-07 09:09

Woolworths said in a note to shareholders that the CEO of David Jones, an Australian subsidiary of Woolworths, has resigned.

Australian leader tours floods where 2 men reported missing

2019-02-05 10:25

Australia's prime minister has toured the flood-stricken city of Townsville where two men have been reported missing.

January was officially Australia's hottest month on record

2019-02-03 07:05

Australia has sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continues with wildfires razing the drought-parched south while expanses of the tropical north are flooded.

Big win for Ford! Performance Ranger Raptor claims coveted 4x4 of the Year Award

2019-02-01 10:36

The Ford Performance Ranger Raptor won the coveted 4x4 of the Year at the Australian Motoring Awards in Melbourne on Thursday.

Melbourne, Australia, roasts on hottest day in 5 years

2019-01-25 21:06

Tens of thousands of Melbourne homes and businesses lost power for up to two hours as air-conditioners taxed the power supply on what was the hottest day in five years for Australia's second-largest city.

Schoolgirl posts heartbreaking message on Facebook before taking her own life

2019-01-21 13:45

"Once I'm gone, the bullying and the racism will stop."

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