Australian police said on Tuesday an investigation into a rape allegation against an unidentified cabinet minister was closed after authorities concluded there was insufficient evidence.
A conservation group is calling for an immediate moratorium on logging in NSW state forests identified as core koala habitat in a bid to save an Australian icon.
A class action against a coal mine extension could make it more difficult for mines to be approved in Australia on the basis of intergenerational equity and climate change, if claimants prove successful.
The death of an Australian police officer caught in a deadly South Island avalanche has resulted in a raft of safety recommendations for other New Zealand mountaineers.
Australia will increase spending on care for the elderly by A$452 million ($350.5 million) after an inquiry concluded that one in three people is receiving substandard care.
Scott Morrison says a new milestone has been achieved in the Covid-19 vaccine rollout with 300,000 doses of the AstraZenaca version having landed in Sydney on Sunday.
The number of passports issued in the past year has dropped by almost two-thirds as Australians' overseas travel plans are wiped out by COVID-19.
Disposable plastic straws, cutlery and containers will soon be banned in Victoria in a state government crackdown on single-use plastics.
Six days after alleged Sydney conwoman Melissa Caddick's decaying foot washed up on a NSW south coast beach, more human remains have drifted ashore.
The decomposed foot of high-flying suspected Australian fraudster Melissa Caddick has been found on a southern beach in New South Wales.
Populations of a rare Australian bee which has not been recorded for almost 100 years have been found in NSW and Queensland.
News has returned to Facebook in Australia with the social media behemoth dropping its ban after reaching a deal with the federal government.
Two people in a Queensland aged care home have been given four times the correct amount of the coronavirus vaccine.
Western Australian police are hunting for a man who had a swastika painted on his head when he allegedly attacked a woman with a flamethrower.
The Climate Change Commission has been misidentified as an Australian news site and has been barred from having any of its content shared on Facebook.
The Premier of New South Wales has called on New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to "return the favour" and reciprocate Australia's transtasman bubble.
Facebook will restore Australian news pages after Canberra offered amendments to legislation that would force the tech giant to pay for media content, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says.
The Morrison government is facing intense scrutiny over how it handles sexual assault complaints after a fourth woman came forward alleging misconduct.