Warga Indonesia berlomba mendulang pahala di Negeri Kangguru pada bulan Ramadan
The Queensland Mental Health Court found an Australian mother who killed 7 of her children and a niece could not be held criminally responsible as she had suffered a psychotic episode from an undiagnosed mental condition
The Insurance Council of Australia estimates the damage bill could reach Aus$1 billion (US$770 million)
At least two people are dead and several missing due to the powerful Cyclone Debbie
(3rd UPDATE) Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from a string of towns in Queensland and New South Wales as the floods move south towards Ballina
Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a tropical low as it tracks southeast, but continues to pack damaging wind gusts and dump huge amounts of rain, with Brisbane now in the firing line
An Australian-led consortium with Chinese investment wins a 50-year-lease on the nation's biggest container and cargo port for Aus$9.7 billion (US$7.3 billion), the latest maritime asset to be privatized
(4th UPDATE) 76 seats are needed to rule outright in the 150-seat House of Representatives, but there was a swing against the government, as vote counting went deep into the night
Run-off from the cattle station carries sediment to the reef, damaging it further
In Tasmania, Premier Will Hodgman says they've experienced the worst flooding in 40 years 'and it's likely to get worse'
The wild storm struck New South Wales after wreaking havoc in Queensland state, with an intense low-pressure system bringing heavy rains, gales and rough seas
If the Philippines continues to depend on fossil fuels, it will undoubtedly worsen the conditions of wildlife in the country and, subsequently, our well-being as a society
Aerial surveys of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have revealed the worst bleaching on record in the icon's pristine north
The woman became infected with the Zika virus abroad, according to Australian officials
PAL will operate a 4 times a week service to Auckland, New Zealand via Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Numerous communities remain isolated as flood warnings continue following heavy rains in Australia
(UPDATED) The family of Tyrone Sevilla presents a petition signed by more than 120,000 people to Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's electoral office in Brisbane
Tropical Cyclone Nathan, currently a Category 3 storm, is tracking back towards the Cooktown area, some 260 kilometers (160 miles) from popular tourist destination Cairns
The scientists found that when they placed corals from the reef into plastic-contaminated water, the marine life 'ate plastic at rates only slightly lower than their normal rate of feeding on marine plankton'
Tropical cyclones Lam and Marcia hit different parts of Australia, leaving a trail of destruction in the continent
Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia is expected to cause significant damage after being upgraded to a category 5, the most severe
A pair of tropical cyclones bears down on northeastern Australia, and emergency officials warn residents to take shelter ahead of torrential rain and flooding, destructive winds and massive seas.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef could be 'severely damaged' if the government does not completely ban the dumping of dredge waste in the World Heritage-listed waters
The demise of the Liberal-National coalition (LNP) in Queensland elections held Saturday, January 31, piles further pressure on Tony Abbott
The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies depression, suicide, autism, and dementia as priorities in tackling mental health challenges – disorders that countries' health care systems need to plan how to handle
(UPDATED) Queensland state chief health officer Jeanette Young says the 57-year-old volunteer Red Cross nurse developed a 'low-grade fever' on Thursday morning and went to Cairns Hospital, where she was put into isolation
The Australia Zoo wildlife hospital said Timberwolf the koala latched onto the bottom of a car as it sped away, with the family inside not knowing they had a marsupial on board
An Australian family lost members in both the MH17 crash and the missing MH370 flight.
Research into biofortified food has looked at boosting levels of important micronutrients in rice, banana, cassava, and corn, but progress has also been slow
(UPDATED) A pilot and four skydivers were on board; a worker at the airfield says it is the "worst-ever" fatality accident they have suffered at Caboolture
Report: 'If we don't increase our commitment to solve the burgeoning stress from local and global sources, the reef will disappear'
A team of scientists discovers the 3 new species as well as a host of other interesting species that may also be new to science
The Filipinos' car smashes into a road train in Queensland, Australia
Australia ramped up its military response to deadly floodwaters rising in the country's sodden northeast Tuesday, January 29, which have killed four people and displaced or isolated tens of thousands
Three people were dead and dozens trapped on the roofs of their homes in northeastern Australia Monday, January 28, as severe floods swept through two states
David Harrich, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, said he had successfully modified a protein in HIV that the virus needed to replicate and instead made it inhibit virus growth
Australian scientists mapping the Great Barrier Reef have discovered corals at depths never before thought possible, with a deep-sea robot finding specimens in waters nearly as dark as night
Sky-gazers in northern Australia donned protective glasses as the clouds parted Wednesday, November 14, to allow them to witness one of nature's greatest phenomena -- a total eclipse of the sun
Tens of thousands of people were flocking to Australia's tropical north Monday, November 12, to watch a rare total solar eclipse, a phenomenon officials say has not been seen in the region in 1,300 years
Rapplers around the world sent in photos of how their Saturday morning looked like from where they were