Friends and supporters of detained Australian economist Sean Turnell have scoffed at claims he was trying to flee Myanmar before being arrested by the military junta.
In a national first, Victoria will examine injustices against Aboriginal people since British settlement.
Former Diamonds star Sharni Norder says Australian coach Stacey Marinkovich should have stuck to her controversial captaincy rotation policy for the Constellation Cup rather than changing after two games.
Scott Morrison's Attorney-General and Defence Minister are both on leave amid scandals over rape allegations, but the PM says others will fill their roles.
Thousands gathered for the event, which was scaled back over Covid-19 safety concerns.
A row with drug firm AstraZeneca has caused Italy to block 250,000 doses to be sent to Australia.
Locals hope removing an introduced starfish can help save an iconic Australian species.
Linda Reynolds is sorry for the “offensive remark” about an alleged rape victim, Australia's PM says.
It is the first such death from the venomous ocean animal in Australia in 15 years.
Conservationists in Australia have announced exciting plans to open the world's first platypus refuge.
Attorney General Christian Porter says he strongly rejects an allegation he raped a girl in 1988.
A political adviser's accusation has prompted other women to come forward with their own allegations.
Aboriginal man Nathan Lyons has found unexpected fame with videos inspired by "doing it tough".
A growing number of tech firms are helping farmers better look after their animals and crops.
Ros Atkins looks at the consequences of Facebook's power on events in Myanmar, Washington DC and Australia.
Hollywood make-up artists on their experiences of working in the time of Covid-19.
Figures show Australians are moving out of the large cities in search of a better quality of life.
Baarack the sheep was taken in by a sanctuary after being found in a forest near Melbourne.
Rescuers have successfully refloated 28 pilot whales on a notorious New Zealand beach, Farewell Spit.
Walker Swamp had been destroyed by 150 years of farming - now it is replenished and welcoming life.
Already critically endangered, Australia's Kangaroo Island dunnart has lost most of its habitat.
Protesters gather in Australia to oppose the launch of the country's coronavirus vaccine programme.
Jon Doulman built a unique prosthetic after hearing about Triumph, a koala born without a foot.
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 21-year-old woman after her body was found buried in a shallow grave in outback South Australia.
A Queensland neo-Nazi enthusiast and his friend robbed, threatened and bashed their roommate in a terrifying home altercation over a missing extremist T-shirt, a court was told.
An Australian National University study has conceded the online war on drugs may never be won despite ongoing attempts from law enforcement agencies to disrupt networks selling lethal synthetic opioids.
Severe thunderstorms are expected to hit parts of Queensland and New South Wales for the second day in a row on Tuesday, with large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds possible in both states.
The woman who has accused Jarryd Hayne of sexual assault was left feeling like “absolute sh*t” and used by the former NRL superstar when he showed up at her house with a taxi sitting outside, a court has been told.
A search is underway for a 16-year-old boy who has been missing for four days, and was wearing his school uniform.
Adelaide United aren’t about to waste the chance to kick Melbourne Victory while they are down at Marvel Stadium on Saturday night.
A rodent plague terrorising the Australian outback is showing no signs of slowing down, with a Coonamble farmer sharing skin-crawling footage of an infestation at her property.
The head of Victoria’s peak tourism council says the state’s economic recovery is “months” behind the rest of the country, with restrictions and lags on travel placing extreme pressure on businesses.
A top public servant has dismissed concerns over issues in the government’s COVID-19 rollout, including two elderly Australians overdosing, as “noise”.