Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 600 miles down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day, an officer said on Monday.
More than 60 birds dropped from the sky in South Australia, landing in a "scene that looked like a horror movie," and authorities believe they were poisoned.
Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so.
Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem.
An Australian politician broke his arm during an arm wrestling competition with his cabinet colleague in his office.
Australian authorities on Tuesday released heart-stopping footage of a boy slipping into the gap between a train and the station platform.
Police say three men have been arrested over an alleged Islamic State group-inspired plot to attack several Sydney targets, including police and defense buildings, courts, churches and diplomatic missions.
Australia is “urgently” seeking to confirm Thursday the reports that an Australian man had been detained in North Korea.
An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a young girl.
A security analyst says the eldest of three orphaned Australian siblings pleading for repatriation from a Syrian refugee camp has been an Islamic State group propagandist who could potentially face terrorism charges at home.
A Belgian man says an encrypted phone message sent by his missing son could hold a clue to the 18-year-old tourist's disappearance from an Australian coastal town.
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Australian cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne, who was known for brainwashing and drugging children she adopted in the 1970s and 80s, has died. She was 98.
Two brothers armed with a knife and tomahawk were shot by police in Australia on Wednesday after a confrontation escalated when authorities tried to question the pair about a ongoing terror probe.
Australia's opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization's Sydney headquarters and a journalist's Canberra home last week.
Australian authorities on Friday hailed the seizure of nearly two tons of methamphetamine worth nearly $1 billion as the biggest meth bust ever
The head of Australia's public broadcaster says she has "grave concern" about a police raid on the corporation's headquarters in connection with a 2017 story based on leaked documents that indicated the country's military forces were being investigated for possible war crimes in Afghanistan.
Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok.
Families in New Zealand have been left “disturbed and upset” after they received handwritten letters claiming their children had died when they haven’t.
Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness.