Celebrity chef George Calombaris has been found to have underpaid staff at his restaurants by nearly $8 million.
Instagram users in New Zealand and Australia will no longer be able to see how many 'likes' a post has a received under trial changes to "remove pressure" on the digital platform's users.
Four Queensland kids packed fishing rods and cash into a four-wheel drive before driving more than 1000 kilometres to New South Wales.
Australian police say they believe bones recently found in waters off an east coast beach are the remains of a Frenchman missing since February.
A girl and her father have been released from hospital following their rescue after a catamaran overturned and killed three people in rough seas off Newcastle.
Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has rejected calls to drop legal action against journalists targeted in recent police raids.
Two yapping dogs have been hailed "little heroes" for helping their owner fend off a would-be rapist at a Melbourne cemetery.
Clownfish reproduction on the Great Barrier Reef is threatened by artificial light, often coming from floating accommodation above coral reefs, researchers say.
A clear majority of voters support recognising indigenous Australians in the constitution and creating a voice to parliament, according to a new poll.
A troublesome turtle has brought a passenger plane to a grinding halt when it went for a wander on the runway at Gold Coast Airport.
A New Zealand man has been arrested and charged with murder after a fatal car park stabbing in Melbourne.
A cafe owner has been charged after two young children and their mother ate a brownie allegedly laced with marijuana at his Perth business.
Western Australia has recorded 41 flu-related deaths this year compared to four at the same time last year.
Three men have been arrested after police uncovered an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot to attack several targets in Sydney's CBD.
The Facebook page of an Australian man missing in North Korea has mysteriously reappeared - then disappeared again.
The forecast is for snow this weekend, but on skifields across the Tasman rather than here, unfortunately.