An investigation is under way after a man was stabbed to death in Sydney's south-west.
Unrelenting bushfires that have scorched Queensland and burnt homes to the ground are amounting to a cost blowout for the state.
A woman with a disability who regularly had to wait on the toilet for more than an hour for her carers to help her off says using group homes in Australia is "wrong".
An indigenous police officer who stoned and killed a wombat which was then eaten will not face any criminal charges or disciplinary action and will keep his job.
Jetstar pilots, ground crews and baggage handlers across Australia have voted to strike in the weeks leading up to Christmas and beyond.
House Democrats have moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, saying if action isn't taken swiftly, he's likely to corrupt the system again before next year's election.
Anti-terror police armed with assault rifles will patrol Brisbane and Canberra airports this Christmas.
At least 13 people died and about two dozen more were injured when a bus crashed in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua.
More than 1000 calls for children left unattended in cars every year are answered by emergency services and roadside assistance in Victoria, Kidsafe Victoria says.
Investors have lost almost $1 million after two accused scammers convinced them to finance the career of a young Australian singer they dubbed the "next Taylor Swift".