Rupert Murdoch will step down as chairman of his global media empire, handing the post to son Lachlan, Fox Corp and News Corp announced Thursday
A parasitic roundworm typically found in snakes has been pulled "alive and wriggling" from a woman's brain in a stomach-churning medical first, Australian doctors said Tuesday
Global warming could cost Australia’s economy hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming decades if workplaces cannot adapt to soaring temperatures, a government report said yesterday.
Five boys and their father were killed after fire ripped through a house in Australia's Queensland state early on Sunday, police said
An Australian former childcare worker sexually abused 91 young girls in a "chilling" spate of crimes across 15 years, police said Tuesday after charging him with 1,623 separate offences, including rape
Dozens of pilot whales have died just hours after stranding themselves on a beach in Western Australia, authorities said yesterday.
An Australian sailor and his dog have been rescued after two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean, surviving the ordeal by drinking rainwater and snacking on raw fish.
A prickly American caterpillar’s trauma-inducing venom can punch a hole in cells thanks to a mechanism inherited 400 million years ago from bacteria, a team of Australian scientists said yesterday.