A man has pleaded guilty to one count of murder after mowing down pedestrians outside Melbourne's Flinders Street Station almost a year ago.
A former gang member who took part in the torture and killing of two kangaroos has been jailed in WA for two years.
Parts of Queensland which have endured nearly a fortnight of bushfires are now having to deal with flooding rains.
The brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja will face court amid accusations he framed a colleague with a fake terror hit list targeting senior politicians as part of a dispute involving a...
A burglar who got stuck in a chimney north of Melbourne in Australia had to call police for help.
Queensland's bushfire crisis has rolled into its second week, with firefighters most concerned about an island fire off Brisbane and another in central Queensland.
A man's decomposing body has been found stuffed into a Brisbane rubbish bin in what police are calling a horrific and harrowing crime scene.
Irate coach Mark Rudan says his Wellington Phoenix are the whipping boys of the A-League and not surprised to be on the receiving end of tough referee rulings.
The sale of more than a dozen pieces of WW2 Nazi memorabilia, including a portrait of Hitler, at a regional NSW auction has drawn criticism from the country's Jewish community.
Australia's former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has accused Malcolm Turnbull of "throwing him under the bus" and causing turmoil in the Liberal Party.
Residents of two more Queensland communities have been told to leave immediately ahead of a fast-moving blaze as the state's bushfire crisis rolls on.
One person has died, two police officers have been injured and almost 100 flights cancelled as Sydney copped a month's worth of rain within hours.
Hundreds of firefighters are bracing for catastrophic weather conditions as they continue to battle 80 bushfires across Queensland.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has refuted suggestions New Zealand's relationship with China has soured after failing to make a trip to Beijing this year.
An out-of-control bushfire has forced hundreds of people to flee their homes, with 30 crews battling what's been called a 'monster' blaze.
A person's "stupidity" in standing on a high-rise ledge has marred what Gold Coast police consider successful celebrations for Queensland schoolies.
Annette Mason's unsolved rape and murder in 1989 was watched from a Toowoomba cupboard, a Queensland inquest has heard.
A disappointed Steve Smith is over the speculation and sick of the talk.
On the day her father was charged with her murder, a community has paid tribute to the nine-month-old girl whose body washed into the shallows of Surfers Paradise beach.
A thick line of dust that has smothered much of New South Wales and Sydney has caused air quality to reach a 'hazardous' level and there is another wave of dust set to come.