The Battle of Lone Pine was more a "vicious armed brawl" than an example of modern war, Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove has told a centenary service to mark the bloody conflict.
A fresh fundraising effort for Israel Folau has already amassed over A736,000 in donations, just hours after it was launched by the Australian Christian Lobby.
A Darwin man who shot to fame after lighting a firecracker stuck in his buttocks says his condition is not as bad as people thought.
Canberra's hopes of an NRL finals berth are hanging by a thread, after the Raiders went down 20-18 to Wests Tigers at GIO Stadium on Monday night.
Peter Handscomb could be jettisoned into Australia's team to face South Africa after Shaun Marsh was ruled out of the World Cup and Glenn Maxwell injured in a horror net session.
Drunk and dazed after a night spent commiserating his dashed Olympic dream, Australian rower Joshua Booth allegedly smashed windows at two English businesses, apparently thinking he was breaking into his own home.
Australia have lobbed in London low on confidence after another batting collapse marred their Ashes tour game against Northamptonshire.
Hundreds of rat baits will be placed across Sydney in response to a rise in the rodent population across the city.
A $1 million reward has been offered for information leading to the killer of former horse trainer Les Samba.
Beaches have reopened on NSW's mid north coast after a shark mauled a body boarder.
SWAT teams, drones, helicopters and sniffer dogs have descended on a remote northern Canadian outpost in a frantic search for two teens accused of embarking on a murderous highway rampage.
A 15-year-old boy has been taken charged with firearm offences after a two-hour siege at a semi-rural property in Perth's northeast.
Tired of being quizzed over his selection of two specialist hookers, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika hit back at his critics on Thursday.
The dead or alive search in Canada for the suspected teenage killers of Australian tourist Lucas Fowler and his US girlfriend Chynna Deese is going underwater.
New Zealand scientists are investigating an undersea volcanic eruption which has created a large "pumice raft" 400km west of Raoul Island.
Willie Mason's NRL career could be over, with another shoulder charge from the veteran prop sure to come under scrutiny from the match review panel.
Australian researchers say a pink seaweed that stops cows from burping could slash greenhouse gas emissions if they can work out how to farm it commercially.
Bosses have an obligation to discipline workers who post insulting messages on Facebook, a labour conference has been told.
They came to farewell Justin Hodges, but the Brisbane Broncos also said goodbye to their NRL minor premiership hopes on Thursday night after suffering a 15-8 loss to the Melbourne Storm.