Poor management by Australian governments has seen billions of dollar wasted on infrastructure over the past decade, and a new report warns another $5 billion is set to be frittered away.
US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison are set to release a plan aimed at securing the supply of rare earth minerals.
A Queensland hiker who fell down a waterfall and crawled for two days to safety with a shattered leg has been called a "competent and capable bushwalker".
An elderly man has died of head injuries after he was startled by a magpie and crashed his bicycle south of Sydney.
A young woman found dead alongside her boyfriend in a four-wheel drive crash in regional Victoria is being remembered as an "outgoing" character by her footy clubmates.
Authorities are still searching for five people feared dead after a helicopter crashed into waters off the New South Wales coast almost a week ago.
Russell Street bomber Craig Minogue has failed in his bid to one day walk free from jail and must continue with his "de facto death sentence".
Fire crews in Queensland will have a brief reprieve today as weather conditions improve and 80 fires continue to burn, before the danger spikes again.
A fire that's destroyed homes and forced hundreds to flee on Queensland's Sunshine Coast may have been deliberately lit.
Queensland residents have been warned more properties could be lost and livestock losses will be significant as firefighters continue battling more than 50 fires across the state.
An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk "the most expensive beer in history" after being charged nearly A$100,000 (NZD$106,714) for the tipple.
Queensland fire crews are battling raging bushfires in the most devastating start to the fire season in the state's recorded history as authorities warn it is an omen of things to come.
New South Wales firefighters have arrived in Queensland, which is braced for extreme and possibly catastrophic fire conditions.
A Māori man living in Melbourne has been turned away from a restaurant for having a full-faced tā moko, or mataora.
Before it was axed, thousands of people said they would take part in a cookout outside a vegan woman’s home after she took her neighbours to court over barbecue odours.
A West Australian couple who beat their adopted daughter and forced her to sleep in a cold, dark shipping container have both been jailed for four years.
An elderly woman bled to death after she was attacked by a rooster while collecting eggs on her rural South Australian property.
The man who raped and murdered aspiring comedian Eurydice Dixon in an "evil" attack at a Melbourne park has been sentenced to life in prison.
Melbourne's publicly-funded bike-share scheme is being scrapped because it's expensive and people aren't using it.