Five people have been killed and many more are missing after a volcanic island in New Zealand erupted in a tower of ash and steam…View More At least five people killed and others missing after volcano erupts in New Zealand
EUCHAREENA, Australia — Fleur Magick Dennis has stopped showering every day, allowed her vegetable patch to die and told her four sons to let the…View More As Water Runs Low, Can Life in the Outback Go On?
Intoxication will play a major part in the defence of two Irish tourists accused of murdering a 66-year-old Indigenous man in Sydney, a court has…View More 'Severe intoxication by alcohol' to be used in defence of two Irishmen accused of Sydney murder
Rugby Australia (RA) says it “did not back down” by reaching a financial settlement with player Israel Folau after he was sacked for making homophobic…View More Rugby Australia denies ‘backing down’ over Folau
Australia has controversially repealed a law which allowed sick refugees held offshore to be treated in the country. The government’s push to scrap the “medevac”…View More Australia repeals refugee law amid controversy
A 14-year-old boy was asked to hold his exposed genitals in one of at least 25 potentially illegal strip-searches at a Sydney music festival, an…View More Boy ‘told to hold genitals’ during festival search
SYDNEY, Australia — The three Australians told family and friends they were making a quick trip into the central Australian outback. But when their truck…View More ‘Incredible Story of Survival’: Woman Rescued After 12 Days in Outback
Three men have been jailed for plotting a large-scale terror attack in busy areas of central Melbourne, Australia. The men, inspired by Islamic State (IS),…View More Trio jailed over Australia Christmas terror plot
Controversial laws blamed for ruining nightlife in Australia’s largest city, Sydney, will be almost completely scrapped from January, officials say. The so-called “lockout” laws, enacted…View More Sydney ends controversial ‘lockout’ laws
Australian officials yesterday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires…View More Residents told to flee as bushfires rage in Australia
Cardinal George Pell will be allowed a final chance to challenge his child sexual abuse convictions, Australia’s highest court has ruled. Pell was granted leave…View More Cardinal Pell wins right to contest abuse verdict
Australia is enduring a bushfire crisis that has left three people dead, razed more than 150 homes, and prompted warnings of “catastrophic” danger. Bushfires are…View More Is climate change to blame for Australia’s fires?
The Australian state of New South Wales was in the grip of an unprecedented bushfire crisis last night, with almost 50 fires still raging out…View More New South Wales hit by 'apocalyptic' fires
Australian authorities say an “unprecedented” number of emergency-level bushfires have threatened the state of New South Wales (NSW). More than 90 blazes were raging across…View More Record bushfire emergencies hit Australian state