Detectives have arrived in regional Victoria with plans to extradite a man over the decades-old cold case stabbing murder of a "completely innocent" Adelaide woman.
A young Sydney mother who was seeking attention when she repeatedly drugged her toddler with anticonvulsive medication and took him to hospital has been jailed for at least three years.
Parts of regional NSW could run out of water as early as November as the state faces a drought of "unprecedented proportions".
Hundreds of people have been forced from their homes as bushfires rage across southern Queensland.
A local resident saw a boy matching William Tyrrell's description being driven away from the area the day he went missing, an inquest into the notorious Australian missing child case has heard.
Swimming Australia on Sunday defended their concealment of Shayna Jack's positive doping test while one of her team mates was conducting a high profile public campaign against China's Sun Yang at...
A jail term appears "nigh on inevitable" for a restaurant owner accused of stabbing himself in the back, lighting a fire that killed his dog and leading police on a wild goose chase, a Sydney...
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has hit off the West Australian coast, shaking items off shelves and stunning local residents who have never experienced earth tremors before.
The physical search for missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez has been suspended, but police say they are "strengthened" in their efforts to keep looking for him.
Residents of a Sydney apartment complex are "homeless" after ongoing and persistent cracking forced the building's evacuation.
Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service.
Police excavating the Brisbane front yard of a US woman's ex-partner are appealing to online gamers to help solve her suspected murder.
Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be...
The woman found dead in a Melbourne park after a horrific bashing has been identified as 25-year-old Courtney Herron.
Self- made millionaires are a fervently right-wing species. They've started from scratch, stared down the big bad world, and made their motza. They have little time for "spongers" and "lefties",...
A remarkably high number of voters in Australia do not know the name of the Prime Minister or the leader of the Australian Labor Party. Yet, Australia's federal election is tomorrow.
A search continues in the Melbourne park where the eighth man to be shot dead in as many weeks in the city was found.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, trailing in opinion polls ahead of a May 18 election, on Sunday campaigned on the hot-button issue of immigration, promising to cut annual migrant numbers...
A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted "horrific injuries" that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no...
The family of missing toddler William Tyrell huddled together as they passed an array of media cameras outside the NSW Coroner's Court before the first hearings into one of the most infamous missing persons cases in Australian history.