Racing Australia's chief executive says he's "appalled" after an inquiry claimed that healthy Australian racehorses are being slaughtered in their thousands.
The air is hot and full of flies, it's the desert and the nearest decent town is a five-hour drive away but there are thousands of tourists here.
An Australian man living in Texas has been shot dead while protecting his wife and two young children from intruders who broke into his home.
Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10kg of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under a more strict biosecurity law.
A thirsty Australian traveller has lost a legal case against Emirates airline, after claiming she collapsed on a long-haul flight as a result of being denied enough water.
Residents in the Australian state of New South Wales are being warned to brace for storm season as last year's season was the worst in years.
An Australian farmer is taking legal action against Bayer AG's Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of cancer he says was caused by its weedkiller.
The dark past of the Dunedin diocese and its clutch of clerical paedophiles** still ensnares Marc. But he means to be free of it.
All quad bikes sold in Australia will have mandatory roll bars within two years under new safety rules aimed at saving farmers' lives.
Australian police and fire investigators will investigate a blaze that has destroyed at least 10 homes in New South Wales, believing it was suspiciously lit.
A Kiwi vigilante has been jailed for attacking a Bunnings worker in a fit of rage in a late-night mistaken identity.
A needle spiked through a grape has reportedly been found in a shop in the Australian state of Victoria, weeks after similar suspected contamination of strawberries.
An Australian man has been charged the murder of his former wife, almost four decades after she disappeared from their home.
Just weeks after 17-year-old Olivia Inglis was fatally crushed by her horse when they tumbled over a jump, 19-year-old Caitlyn Fischer instantly died when her horse fell on her at another...
Codey Herrmann said he was sorry for raping, murdering and setting fire to a young woman as she walked home in Melbourne but the apology is unlikely to spare him from a lengthy jail term.
A 19-year-old has been charged after he allegedly hit and killed up to 20 kangaroos with his ute on the New South Wales south coast.
Australia offered assistance for President Donald Trump’s investigation of the origins of a damning report about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, a letter shows.
A Kiwi living in Brisbane felt so much pressure to keep up with other football mums that she committed thousands of dollars worth of fraud and forgery offences.
A woman has been charged with manslaughter after two other women, one her own daughter, were hit and killed in a car park in New South Wales.