A one-month-old meerkitten is back in expert care after it vanished from Perth Zoo following its first steps outside the nest box.
A man who allegedly filmed himself running over emus in Victoria's northwest has been charged with animal cruelty.
Two tourists including a Kiwi girl have been critically injured in separate shark attacks in the Whitsunday Islands in north Queensland.
A man who appears to have filmed himself mowing down a mob of emus while laughing is being hunted down by the RSPCA in Australia.
A girl has been attacked by a shark at the same Queensland island where a Tasmanian mother was mauled less than 24 hours earlier.
A boy has been arrested in Australia after admitting he put needles in strawberries as a ''prank''.
US and Australian archaeologists hunting for Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally discovered its location on the east coast of America.
A woman has reportedly found a needle inside an apple she bought from a Woolworths supermarket in Sydney.
Six brands of strawberries are believed to have been targeted in a needle sabotage spanning four Australian states, with police unsure if it is the same ploy or a copycat.
A 130-kilogram teenager who allegedly stomped a diminutive 64-year-old woman to death in her western Sydney driveway dealt the fatal blows because "God" told him to, court documents suggest.
Australian politician Pauline Hanson says a Queensland "brat" who refused to stand for the national anthem should be kicked out of school.
Consumers are being urged to throw out strawberries purchased over the past week in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria after needles were found inside the fruit.
A boy who was feared drowned in Perth's Swan River has been found safe after two of his friends were pulled dead from the water following a police chase.
Two young men will go to jail for blinding a man in one eye at a Melbourne nightclub after they took offence to the victim's man-bun hairdo.
Three teenagers are in hospital after they were shot near a high school on Chicago's south side.
The man accused of Western Australia's latest family mass murder stayed in a house with the bodies of his children, wife and mother-in-law for days before turning himself in, police say.
A man allegedly used a blunt instrument and knives to murder his three young daughters, their mother and grandmother and then stayed with the bodies in their Perth house for days before heading north.
Coach Steve Hansen's extended World Cup trial continues when an under-strength All Blacks meet Argentina in Nelson.
Wallabies star David Pocock has been ruled out of Saturday's must-win Rugby Championship test against South Africa due to a neck issue.
Julie Bishop has weighed into the debate about bullying in federal parliament, saying she's witnessed behaviour in Canberra that wouldn't be "tolerated in any other workplace across Australia".