Papua New Guinea will not renew a contract with an Australian company providing security at Pacific refugee camps, a senior minister told AFP, in another setback for the deeply controversial policy.
Ashleigh Barty ended Australia's 46-year wait for a French Open singles title on Saturday by thrashing nervous Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in a one-sided women's final.
Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable victory at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory ...
Australia's anti-trust regulator blocked a A$15bn ($11bn) merger between TPG Telecom and Vodafone's Australian joint venture on competition grounds on Wednesday, knocking shares in the firms involved.
Australian researchers believe they have found an antidote to a sting from the world's most venomous creature, the much-feared box jellyfish.
An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up a an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the Islamic State militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of his brother.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, trailing in opinion polls ahead of a May 18 election, on Sunday campaigned on the hot-button issue of immigration, promising to cut annual migrant numbers ...
Australia's Claire Polosak will become the first woman to officiate in a men's one-day international when Namibia play Oman in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 in Windhoek later on Saturday.
Australia on Sunday ordered a urgent review into the management of dingoes on a popular tourist island after a spate of attacks by the wild dogs this year.
A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted "horrific injuries" that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no suggestion yet that the attack was terror-related.