About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.
Six friends could only see the funny side when they turned up to a wedding in identical outfits
Bengaluru FC's ex-Australia midfielder Erik Paartalu tells BBC Sport about "stepping into the unknown" for the ultimate away match in North Korea.
A leading climate group has said Australians could continue to get warmer winters in coming years.
The female is released into the wild after recovering from the traumatising journey.
Sea Shepherd says it helped local police intercept Chinese fishing vessels loaded with sharks.
The teenager was assaulted for "standing up for marriage equality", the Australian ex-PM claims.
David Malin has spent four decades photographing space. Now retired, he has held a competition to inspire other astrophotographers.
The corporal in Australia's SAS will not face charges over an incident in Afghanistan in 2013.
It is the first proof of the night parrot in South Australia since the 19th Century, ecologists say.
One councillor likened the date to "celebrating the Holocaust", drawing government condemnation.
Israel Folau tweets his opposition to proposed legalisation, but not everybody agrees.
The nation passes anti-hate speech laws for a debate on legalising same-sex marriage.
The "unprecedented" payout follows the actress's claim her career was stifled by untrue articles.
Peter Norman's role in an iconic civil rights moment deserves better recognition, campaigners say.
The Australian woman says so-called "pokie" machines mislead players about their chances of winning.
Fluffy the great white shark was given a temporary home after washing up on a Sydney beach.
The animal will be returned to sea after it was given sanctuary in a popular swimming pool.
The survey has no power to legalise same-sex marriage but could lead to a vote in parliament.
A Sydney bride says she wanted her wedding to "be a bit different" so opted for baked bouquets.
The species population has risen substantially to almost double the country's human population.
The commercial has drawn anger for depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying meat.
An image of Malcolm Turnbull holding his grandchild and a beer becomes a topic of much discussion.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made a surprise campaign speech for Yes as thousands rallied.
Connie Johnson, 40, raised more than $5m Australian dollars (£3m) for cancer research.
Darren Aronofsky apologises after an advert for his film is painted over an "iconic" Sydney mural.
As production in China grows, could these students help create a world-beating wine?
The nation is holding its first gun amnesty since its landmark response to a 1996 mass shooting.
A court dismisses two challenges against a national survey on legalising same-sex marriage.
Rachel Carling-Jenkins gives a harrowing speech in an Australian state parliament.