Strict new counter-terrorism laws approved by the Australian government Thursday will allow the attorney-general to request that convicted terrorists are kept in jail after their sentences have...
A man reported to be a French tourist has died after being stabbed in the neck in a remote part of the Australian Outback, police said Thursday.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has had the worst coral die-off since measurements began as a result of ocean warming, scientists based at James Cook University in Queensland announced Tuesday.
A third missing pygmy marmoset monkey stolen from a Sydney wildlife park was recovering with its family Tuesday after being found safe and well inside a box on the doorstep of a vet overnight.
Technology giant IBM paid the Australian government "many millions of dollars" in a confidential settlement for a bungled nationwide census in August, the country's prime minister said Friday.
An Australian nurse was arrested on human trafficking charges in Cambodia for allegedly operating a fertility clinic, local media reported Monday.
The 21-year-old man who set himself on fire inside a Melbourne bank injuring 26 people, was an asylum seeker who was waiting for his immigration claim to be processed, a local community leader...
A 21-year-old man set himself on fire in a Melbourne bank Friday, causing an explosion that left himself and five others in a critical condition, police said.
Politicians and activists voiced serious concerns on Thursday regarding the lives of indigenous Australians who, according to a new damning report, are experiencing increasing levels of...
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Sunday that his government reached an agreement with Washington to move hundreds of refugees currently in limbo in offshore detention centres...
An Australian woman was kidnapped at gunpoint in Afghanistan's capital Kabul late Saturday, local media reported.
Around 5,000 people gathered in Sydney on Saturday to protest Australia's policy of keeping refugees and asylum seekers in detention offshore.
An Australian Islamic bookshop owner was sentenced to 4.5 years in jail on Wednesday for sending money overseas to his brother who is fighting against the Syrian government.
A new analysis of data from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 suggests the plane was diving uncontrollably moments before it plunged into the ocean.
Australia's government is seeking to ban for life all asylum seekers, even genuine refugees, currently held in offshore detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru, it announced Sunday.