The funeral of the two Australian two brothers killed in an ice fall at Fox Glacier will be held in Melbourne on Friday.
Two brothers killed in an ice fall at Fox Glacier last month will be remembered at a funeral service in Melbourne today.
Hundreds of servicemen, including New Zealanders, were poisoned with radiation because the British government did not understand the risks of its nuclear tests in Australia and the South Pacific, a court in London was told.
Two Burmese fishermen survived almost a month floating in a large esky after their small wooden boat sank in the Torres Strait two days before Christmas.
Former Australian Open champion Marat Safin has set up a probable blockbuster with Roger Federer by winning through to the third round at Melbourne Park.
Anti-whaling protesters say they will abandon their aggressive tactics if Australia or New Zealand begin legal action against Japan.
Tom Cruise is too stiff and too short to play the would-be assassin of Adolf Hitler in his latest movie Valkyrie, a descendant of the real-life plotter says.
Big-hitting Fernando Gonzalez has clubbed 67 winners to send Lleyton Hewitt crashing out of the Australian Open with an epic five-set victory at Melbourne Park.
Top Australian sprinter Robbie McEwen has gone to hospital for precautionary X-rays after a collision in the Tour Down Under.
A helicopter has rescued a lone Adelaide hiker who survived nine days in a hut in rugged bush country near Wanaka on just muesli bars and Weetbix.
Scottish star Andy Murray is through to the second round of the Australian Open after his first opponent retired midway through the second set on Tuesday with a back injury.
Fiji's controversial prime minister Frank Bainimarama has indicated he will not attend a special meeting convened to discuss his country's troubled regional relations.
Twenty20 batting sensation David Warner will replace Michael Clarke in the Australian squad for Sunday's one-day international against South Africa in Hobart.
Philip Seymour Hoffman looks down at his fingernails, studies them shyly for a couple of seconds and laughs.
Victoria Beckham, following in the footsteps of footballer husband David, stripped to the bare minimum for Emporio Armani to become the star of the Italian fashion house's new lingerie collection.
Australia posted 8-271 from their 50 overs in the first one-day international at the MCG, but it could have been far fewer if not for some embarrassing drops by one South African fielder.
An HIV positive Melbourne man who tried to infect people with the virus has been jailed for more than 18 years.
Three youths will be questioned after 45 marked graves dating back to the late 1800s were vandalised at a cemetery on the NSW south coast.
Australia has pledged a total of A$3 million ($NZ5.69 million) to assist flood-ravaged Fiji with humanitarian assistance and reconstruction and recovery funding.
Of all the awful stories I heard while waiting four-and-half hours in a queue at Nadi Airport to leave flood-ravaged Fiji last week, none was worse than the one about the surgeon wanting to fight to get a seat on a helicopter.