The Queensland government won't consider a Federal MP's demand for a shark cull in the Whitsunday Islands following Monday's fatal mauling of a Victorian doctor.
The Queensland government will erect permanent signs telling people to stay out of the water at Cid Harbour after another fatal shark attack at the Whitsunday Islands location.
Barnaby Joyce is facing an ugly internal battle to run for the Nationals at the next election, with some party members refusing to endorse his candidacy.
The death of a horse has cast a pall over the Melbourne Cup, angering animal rights groups and shining the spotlight on the safety record of Australia's most prestigious race meeting.
Heavy rain has hit the Australian state of Victoria, bringing flooding, downing trees and threatening the cancellation of the Melbourne Cup horse race.
The accused killer of Aussie rocker Angry Anderson's son says he was under the control of "something evil" when he allegedly stomped his best friend to death in Sydney.
A man has died after he was attacked by a shark while swimming in Cid Harbour at the Whitsunday Islands, where two tourists were mauled a few months ago.
The son of Aussie rocker Angry Anderson has been killed in a violent and bloody attack on Sydney's northern beaches.
Cable ties, a dog leash and sheets were among the tools the mother of a young woman with an intellectual disability allegedly used to tie her to her wheelchair and bed.
Two Dunedin-born men are among a group of six "bored" Kiwi pioneers who have claimed a small island in Australia for the land of their birth.
Former Australian attorney-general George Brandis has confirmed all asylum-seeker children on Nauru will be relocated to Australia by the end of the year.
A Sydney property developer has scored himself a free home worth $A1.7 million by simply moving in and renting it out following the death of the occupant.
Australian farmers and businesses will get access to almost a dozen other countries as part of a massive trade deal that has now been made official.
A Brisbane woman has been jailed for killing her rapist after he threatened to harm her daughter unless she submitted to more sex, but will be eligible for parole in less than two years.
Temperatures are approximately 10 degrees above average for this time of year in Queensland as an unseasonal heatwave hit the state.
A man in a high-vis orange vest and white overalls jumped a Melbourne jewellery counter and fled with more than $100,000 in jewels.
A teenage boy has been charged after allegedly pricking a group of teenagers with a needle in Sydney's western suburbs.
The drought gripping swathes of Queensland has cost farmers more than half of their annual income, a new survey shows.