South Australian Aboriginal elder and activist Yami Lester, who was left blind by the Maralinga nuclear bomb tests, has died aged 75. WARNING: Contains images of Mr Lester.
Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau has resigned following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman.
A devastating disease found in Queensland banana trees can't be wiped out, Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne says.
US police say the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by a junior police officer violated department training and procedures, and the victim "didn't have to die."
Shortly before she was fatally shot by a US police officer, Justine Damond made two 911 calls to help a nearby woman she thought was possibly being sexually assaulted.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a US police officer is "shocking" and "inexplicable" and is demanding answers.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday Australia's domestic security bodies, including the police and the national spy agency, will be centralised under a single minister as Canberra tackles the rising threat of "lone wolf" attacks.
The US police officer who allegedly shot and killed an Australian woman has been named by local media, but authorities and activists are still questioning why.
A man has avoided jail for possessing hundreds of images of child pornography that were found on USB sticks after his car was stolen.
Sir John Key will be recognised with Australia's highest honour at a ceremony tomorrow attended by his old friend Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's Prime Minister.
The family of an Australian woman shot dead by police in Minneapolis want answers after it was revealed the officers' body cameras weren't turned on.
Victoria Police are trialling the use of "synthetic DNA" technology to deter would-be robbers and make it easier to track down the owners of stolen goods.
Prosecutors have argued for a jail term for a man who married a child bride in Melbourne.
A natural resources company has been fined $173,420 after a Queensland man was exposed to unsafe levels of radiation.
Australia is looking to change 'call out' powers to allow the military to help local police deal with terror threats.
Australia proposed new laws which would mean US social media giant Facebook and device manufacturer Apple must allow security agencies access to users' messages.
Richie Porte has a fractured pelvis and broken collarbone after his sickening Tour de France crash.
A gunman is inside an empty regional Victorian pub, sparking a stand-off with police.
A man has died and several other car passengers had to be airlifted to hospital after a car full of people hit a buffalo on a remote Northern Territory highway.
Up to eight masked youths have held up a convenience store at knife-point in Melbourne's west.