Queensland officials have caught and killed three tiger sharks after a woman and a child were attacked in separate incidents in the Whitsundays.
A one-month-old meerkitten is back in expert care after it vanished from Perth Zoo following its first steps outside the nest box.
A man who allegedly filmed himself running over emus in Victoria's northwest has been charged with animal cruelty.
Two tourists including a Kiwi girl have been critically injured in separate shark attacks in the Whitsunday Islands in north Queensland.
A man who appears to have filmed himself mowing down a mob of emus while laughing is being hunted down by the RSPCA in Australia.
A girl has been attacked by a shark at the same Queensland island where a Tasmanian mother was mauled less than 24 hours earlier.
Australia's Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the "parasites" responsible for spiking strawberries should "swing for this" and do hard time.
US and Australian archaeologists hunting for Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally discovered its location on the east coast of America.
At least eight people at a Sydney hotel were hospitalised on Wednesday after breathing toxic gases flowing through the building's air conditioning system.
A woman has reportedly found a needle inside an apple she bought from a Woolworths supermarket in Sydney.
Foodstuffs has stopped the distribution of Australian strawberries in New Zealand after sewing needles were found in the fruit sold in supermarkets across the Tasman.
Australian politician Pauline Hanson says a Queensland "brat" who refused to stand for the national anthem should be kicked out of school.
Consumers are being urged to throw out strawberries purchased over the past week in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria after needles were found inside the fruit.
A boy who was feared drowned in Perth's Swan River has been found safe after two of his friends were pulled dead from the water following a police chase.
Two young men will go to jail for blinding a man in one eye at a Melbourne nightclub after they took offence to the victim's man-bun hairdo.
The man accused of Western Australia's latest family mass murder stayed in a house with the bodies of his children, wife and mother-in-law for days before turning himself in, police say.
A man allegedly used a blunt instrument and knives to murder his three young daughters, their mother and grandmother and then stayed with the bodies in their Perth house for days before heading north.
Julie Bishop has weighed into the debate about bullying in federal parliament, saying she's witnessed behaviour in Canberra that wouldn't be "tolerated in any other workplace across Australia".