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.
‘That’s not justice to me’: Partner of Angus man killed in Australian motorcycle crash blasts joyrider’s term
The partner of a Scots father from Angus killed in a horrific hit-and-run incident in Australia has hit out at the four-year jail sentence handed to the teenage joyrider who caused the crash.
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.
The remains of the UK's only rocket to successfully launch a satellite into orbit were unveiled at a storage facility in Penicuik, near Edinburgh today.