Secret video footage showing workers at a Victorian poultry farm kicking, throwing and abusing hens has prompted an animal cruelty outcry.
Queensland police have denied that an intellectually impaired indigenous boy was held naked for days inside a Brisbane watch house.
Bereaved families will soon learn the names of those believed responsible for the downing of MH17 and the deaths of all 298 people aboard, including 38 Australians.
Four people were injured in a shooting at a rally celebrating the Toronto Raptors' first NBA championship on Monday, resulting in a stampede as fans fled the scene less than a block from where the...
The world's population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion now to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to the United NationsThe UN Department of...
The number of Australian women experiencing cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, strokes and death is declining but more younger women are being hospitalised with the condition.
Encrypted messaging service WhatsApp says it is working with authorities to help them locate missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez.
The NSW treasurer says this week's "state-building" budget will in many ways be one for the bush, with farmers at its heart.
It was a wet and dark evening when Queensland policewoman Wendy Anne Evans was hit and killed by a bus while holidaying in Hobart, but the traffic lights were partly to blame.
Qantas says it expects to add two new routes - including the fourth-longest passenger flight in the world - from Brisbane to the United States within a year once authorities approve its deal with American...