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Michael Rogers, the man who faced down a murderous terrorist armed only with a shopping trolley in Bourke Street last Friday, has been granted bail after facing court on burglary charges.
Four rare animal skeletons dating back more than a century have been stolen from the University of Sydney in Australia.
Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was on bail and due to face court again in coming months for a string of driving offences before he took to Bourke Street Mall in the Australian city of Melbourne with a knife, killing one and injuring two, last Friday.
National Australia Bank chief executive Andrew Thorburn took a luxury Fiji holiday and a Thermomix arranged through a company which is under police investigation over accusations it bribed his chief of staff to win contracts from the bank.
A four-metre tiger shark has bitten a kayak, sending a man "flying" into the water off the Sunshine Coast in Australia.
It was staff at Bunnings who alerted police after a young man made an unusual purchase in December 2016.
The first time Bhumchu Zangmo laid eyes on her twin daughters after their surgical separation, she couldn't tell them apart.
Forget going to Japan in cherry blossom season for hanami, the traditional custom of flower viewing.
The man who sparked Bunnings' controversial new rules for sausage sizzles says it's no laughing matter.
A man has been fined $4300 for stealing a baby meerkat from Perth Zoo because "he thought it would be cool as a pet" and "fell in love with it".
On the January afternoon that he killed and injured innocent pedestrians in a stolen car in Melbourne, James Gargasoulas had planned to be well away from city crowds, on a caravan trip with his pregnant girlfriend.
Bourke Street driver James Gargasoulas has been found guilty of six charges of murder after deliberately ploughing into pedestrians as he drove a stolen car through the centre of Melbourne, Australia, last year.
It wasn't justice. Not for Giovanni Varagnolo's family, anyway. There was no sentence that could bring back the generous and kind 54-year-old Australian father-of-five.
OPINION: The tragic and sickening murder of a popular cafe owner in Melbourne, together with the wounding of people by a lone terrorist, has highlighted an emerging issue. What are members of the public to do when they get caught up in such incidents?
A man accused of bashing his girlfriend to death in Sydney had a history of assaulting another female partner and was once seen karate-kicking her in the head, a jury has heard.
More than $100,000 has been raised for a brave homeless man in Melbourne dubbed "trolley man" who helped police during the Bourke Street terror attack.
An Australian woman charged with placing needles in strawberries, triggering a nationwide food tampering crisis, has been refused bail.
The first person charged over the strawberry needle crisis is due to face a Brisbane court after spending the night behind bars.