The ex-boyfriend of a stabbed Sydney dentist died in a "deliberate" head-on collision a day before her body was discovered stuffed inside a suitcase, police say.
An Airbnb guest was spun 180-degrees into a wall before being choked in a double-arm hold when he failed to pay his accommodation fees, a Melbourne court has been told.
A man has been filmed biting chunks of fur and flesh out of a possum's rump in one of several disturbing animal attacks that have surfaced in Queensland.
Four people have been fatally shot in Melbourne across three days, but police say the crimes are not linked.
The parents of a 22-month-old Queensland boy who was abandoned in a park have pleaded guilty over his death.
A couple who were fighting at an Adelaide pub have driven into a group of people injuring two others.
A pack of dingoes chased down a French woman and her son, before at least one of the animals mauled them at a Queensland beach in Australia.
The Highlanders aren't hiding their plan to target Rebels playmaker Quade Cooper in their Super Rugby clash tomorrow night.
The Rebels have brought Wallabies pair Adam Coleman and Reece Hodge into their squad for their match against the Highlanders on Friday.
Australia's tallest tree has some burns but is still standing after massive summer bushfires in Tasmania.
An elderly woman has been found not guilty of killing her despairing husband, who drowned in their pool with weights tied around his waist.
Police are trying to piece together the final hours of two young brothers whose bodies were found side by side in a Townsville river.
Four people have been charged over a "horrendous and shocking attack" on police officers in Melbourne.
Australia has defended the quality of medical facilities on Christmas Island, where asylum seekers in offshore processing could be sent for treatment.
The first woman to serve as Australia's foreign minister is retiring from parliament after two decades in politics.
She's already got a double century to her name, but 18-year-old Kiwi star Amelia Kerr doesn't feel like she deserves to be labelled an allrounder just yet.
A small-scale search for two missing tourists will continue around Port Macquarie four days after their personal items were found on a beach.
Prop Feao Fotuaika and new recruits Sefa Naivalu and Bryce Hegarty will make their debuts for the Reds against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday.
Warriors hookers Issac Luke and Nathaniel Roache have both defied the odds to be on track for the NRL season start.
New Zealand are in the midst of a 20-year ODI drought against the Australian women's cricket side, but they hope pace ace Lea Tahuhu will help them get long-overdue revenge.