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.
A personal trainer has died in a Sydney house after an alleged altercation with the homeowner, whose wife and young daughter were upstairs.
A driver has escaped injury after his road train carrying 97,000 litres of fuel into flood-affected parts of Queensland exploded.
A truck driver accused of failing to properly secure his amusement ride load is on trial for manslaughter after it swung out and killed another motorist.
A man has had a chunk of flesh torn from his left thigh by a shark on the NSW north coast.
The plaudits are flowing for Quade Cooper following the former Reds star's brilliant Super Rugby debut for the Rebels.
A New Zealand woman has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a motorbike rider in Western Australia.
Floodwaters have turned a Queensland river into a vast inland sea - more than 60km wide - which is creating its own weather.
Ma'a Nonu will make his starting return to Super Rugby for the Blues against the Crusaders on Saturday.
Australia is ramping up border security patrols and reopening Christmas Island after new laws fast-tracking medical evacuations for asylum seekers were passed.
Receding floodwaters after have left Queensland authorities scratching their heads about how to dispose of hundreds of thousands of dead animals.
Pat Cummins has capped the finest year of his career by winning the Allan Border Medal, edging out Nathan Lyon to be named Australia's leading men's cricketer.
A recreational fisherman accused of a screwdriver stabbing murder beside Perth's Swan River argues he was acting in self-defence when the intoxicated stranger charged at him and accidentally...
A Queensland girl was playing outside her grandmother's house in Somalia when she was called inside, unaware she was about to have her genitals painfully mutilated, a court has heard.
A Sydney truck driver has been charged with dangerous driving after the death of a Kiwi cyclist on the NSW-ACT border.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has paused to remember Australia's deadliest fires, as tight-knit communities prepare to commemorate a decade since the ''Black Saturday" devastation.
Men who eat more saturated fats are at greater risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer than those with a healthier diet, scientists in Australia have found.
The damage bill is rising in Townsville as the floodwaters fall and residents mop up in the wake of the deadly and unprecedented floods.
Former Wallaby Drew Mitchell has called out Steve Hansen after the All Blacks coach was caught taunting his opposite number this week.
Several Sydney cruise boats linked to the death of a woman at the weekend have been raided by marine safety investigators and police.