Disgraced former NRL star Jarryd Hayne has been jailed for at least three years and eight months for attacking a young woman in her bedroom on the night of the 2018 NRL grand final.
A Queensland man is one of one of five new clotting cases linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine in Australia, taking the total to 11.
China has indefinitely suspended all strategic economic talks with Australia, blaming the Morrison government's attitude towards the relationship.
Australian authorities were racing to track the source of a mystery Covid-19 infection in Sydney on Thursday, the first locally transmitted case in the city in more than a month, warning residents to brace for more case
Australia's most populous state on Wednesday reported its first locally acquired Covid-19 case in more than a month and health authorities are working to trace the source of the infection.
Australian police have arrested four men in dawn raids in connection with the alleged kidnap and assault of former test cricketer Stuart MacGill, local media have reported.
An Australian billionaire is looking at using the aluminium smelter site at Tiwai Point near Bluff for environmentally friendly hydrogen production.
West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has announced he wants to avoid another lockdown at all costs, and has instead introduced a slate of new restrictions in his state to help mitigate the risk.
A breeder convicted of a string of animal abuse offences, including operating squalid puppy farms in South Australia, could be extradited from New Zealand.
The federal government is under pressure to justify its move to criminalise desperate Australians attempting to return home from Covid-ravaged India.
Australians trying to return from India as the country faces an escalating coronavirus crisis now face fines or jail time for getting on a plane.
A green-zone breach at Brisbane Airport in Australia may have involved passengers flying to New Zealand.
There is no evidence linking the deaths of two Australians to coronavirus vaccine doses they received, the chief of the country's medicines regulator says.
China has called certain Australian politicians troublemakers and urged them to "shake off the Cold War mentality" amid fierce tensions between the two nations.
The transtasman bubble may be alive and kicking - but it's yet to put any real dent in Queenstown's struggling tourist economy.
WARNING: Graphic content. Porsche driver Richard Pusey has been jailed for 10 months for outraging public decency following a Melbourne crash that killed four officers. But he could be free within days after time served in custody.
A futuristic vessel launched from Bluff has finally washed up after it went off the grid two years ago, drifting across the world and navigating frozen oceans after its research mission went awry.
New Zealand will reopen quarantine-free travel with Western Australia from midday on Wednesday, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says.
It only takes a rustle and splash of an orange buoy floating on the Thone River for two Australian scientists to know they've found what they're looking for: the elusive platypus.