A tsunami warning was lifted Sunday after fears were raised following a major earthquake between Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey.
Australia's immigration department cannot show a paper trail for payments worth 1.1 billion Australian dollars (820 million US dollars) for contracts related to the offshore detention centres on...
Bees and other insects are the biggest public health threat in Australia when it comes to deadly bites and stings, according to new research.
After nearly three years of searching, the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has come to an end without a trace of the plane, officials announced Tuesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Australia on Saturday to meet counterpart Malcolm Turnbull to strengthen military ties and regional security while discussing the Trans Pacific...
Residents of the Marshall Islands are going into a fourth week without internet access as repairs of its undersea fibre optic cable have been extended, officials said Friday.
An air pollution alert has been issued for Sydney as much of city and surrounding areas brace for sweltering summer heat, according to health officials.
East Timor has told Australia that it wants to terminate a 2006 treaty that divides revenue from the lucrative oil and gas reserve in the Timor Sea.
A second woman within a week has been bitten by a wild snake at a zoo in the Australian state of Queensland.
Australians weathered unusually warm and wet conditions in 2016 with fierce fires and damaging floods, a government agency said Thursday in its new annual climate report.
A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck south of Fiji in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday morning.
Europe was gearing up for New Year's Eve celebrations on Saturday after Australia kicked off the party with a dazzling fireworks display, with police and event organizers across the globe boosting...
Celebrations in Australia and elsewhere in the Pacific region kicked off a night of revelry on Saturday under stringent security as partygoers elsewhere round the globe geared up to ring in the...
More than a million people around Sydney's harbour foreshore cheered as purple fireworks rained down from the Harbour Bridge to the sounds of Prince's hit Purple Rain Saturday evening.