A rodent known as the Bramble Cay melomys has been officially declared extinct by the Australian Government, with climate change caused by humans reported as the cause.
Police have scaled back the search for a British tourist and his friend missing from a beach in Australia.
Drivers will be able to add a smile to their Skoda or hearts to their Honda with personalised number plates featuring emojis being launched in Australia.
Police searching for a British tourist and his friend missing from a beach in Australia say they still have hope of finding the two men alive.
A British tourist has gone missing from a popular beach in Australia alongside his French companion.
The Australian government has said it will reopen a mothballed island detention camp in anticipation of a new wave of asylum seekers arriving by boat.
A refugee football player has returned home to a celebrity welcome in Australia hours after the threat of extradition to Bahrain was lifted three months after he was detained in Thailand.
A farmer in Australia has set a high bar for wedding proposals ahead of Valentine’s Day by asking the big question in 70-metre high letters carved into a field of wheat.
A former Aberdeen teacher has praised the official response to heavy flooding in her new Australian home.
An Aberdeen-born woman has been caught up in horror floods in Australia – which have seen crocodiles brought inland.
Residents in an Australian city have been warned to watch out for crocodiles “in unexpected places” in the wake of unprecedented flooding.
Three of Australia’s largest banks could face prosecution following a year-long investigation into misconduct recommended tougher oversight and better consumer safeguards.
A restaurant named Pablo’s Escoburgers has stoked controversy with a burger that comes with a free line of fake cocaine.
Australia sweltered through its hottest month on record in January and the summer of extremes continued with wildfires razing the drought-parched south and flooding in expanses of the tropical north.
Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth feared his only acting job would be a return to Australian soap Home And Away after his career stalled.
A woman from Australia has been bitten by a snake that was lurking in her toilet.
Tens of thousands of Melbourne homes and businesses have lost power as air-conditioners combating temperatures of 44C taxed the power supply.
Archaeologists excavating a burial ground for the new High Speed rail project say they have found the remains of a Royal Navy explorer who led the first circumnavigation of Australia.
A child migrant has told how she was shipped off to Australia and told she had no family – despite her parents and five siblings being alive.
A replica of Captain James Cook’s HMS Endeavour will circumnavigate Australia as part of commemorations of the navigator’s arrival Down Under 250 years ago, prime minister Scott Morrison has announced.
It’s not often that pedestrians suffer from road rage, but it can happen from time to time.
Australian police are looking for at least one attacker who killed an Israeli woman as she was walking on a city street speaking to her sister on the phone.
An Australian state government plans to mechanically pump oxygen into lakes and rivers after hundreds of thousands of fish died in heatwave conditions.
A snake has been found in garden pool in Queensland, Australia, with 511 parasitic ticks biting into its skin.
The town of Harlech in Wales could soon hold the world record for the steepest street, after it announced it intended to challenge the current incumbent.
Scott Ferries has rejoined Formartine United after returning from Australia – but it may not be long before he is off on his travels again.
Cameron Bancroft hit his first half-century since returning from a nine-month ban to help Perth Scorchers beat Melbourne Stars by six wickets in the Big Bash.
An unfortunate piece of Photoshop editing has given Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison two left feet.
Cheteshwar Pujara’s third hundred of the series was the cornerstone of India’s innings on the opening day of the final Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
These cane toads found an ingenious route to safety when a storm hit – hitching a lift on the back of a python.