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Two large tiger sharks have been caught in a drum line and shot dead in the area off Australia's north Queensland coast where two people were mauled earlier this week.
A fruit growing and packing business at the centre of the Australian strawberry contamination scandal is owned by a convicted drug trafficker named in a confidential report on organised crime.
A fugitive wanted for multiple alleged frauds and accused of sexual assault has been arrested in Australia.
Twenty minutes after an argument with his son about a burnt omelette, Peter John Smith assembled his shotgun, walked calmly inside and fired two fatal rounds into his son's chest.
The remains of South Australian woman Colleen Adams have been found 45 years after she went missing, as her husband faced court charged with her murder.
The "parasites" responsible for spiking Australian strawberries should do hard time in jail, says Australia's Agriculture Minister David Littleproud.
The sisters of an Australian grandmother allegedly murdered along with her daughter and three granddaughters in Bedford, Perth last week say they were blindsided when their niece called them to tell them of her death.
Marine archaeologists believe they have finally identified the resting place of HMS Endeavour, the ship James Cook commanded to New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery, an achievement that would solve one of the greatest maritime mysteries of all time.
A health warning remains in place to throw out or cut up strawberries across most of Australia after sewing needles were found in the fruit in all six states.
A truck driver fined for having an unsecured load told a highway patrol officer he'd "ruined his day" before he yanked a ratchet strap and fell into the path of an oncoming semi-trailer, an Australian inquest into his death has heard.
Sewing needles have been found in strawberries in all six Australian states, leading New Zealand to pull the Aussie-grown fruit from its supermarket shelves.
Police in Australia have confirmed they are investigating an incident where a metal object was found inside a banana, after needles were found in Queensland strawberries.
High-speed trains would get travellers from Melbourne's CBD to the airport in just 20 minutes through a seven kilometre subway under a proposal backed by a multi-billion-dollar Australian superannuation fund.
OPINION: When a 9-year-old Australian girl decided to sit, rather than stand, during the playing of her country's national anthem, Aussie politicians told her she was a "brat" and said she should be kicked out of school.
Of all the lies Hamish Earle McLaren told - about being a barrister, a Harvard graduate and a funds manager - it was a simple confession about his love of long-distance running that gave him away.
A A$100,000 (NZ$109,000) reward has been offered for information on the Queensland strawberry saboteur amid fears six brands across four states have been targeted with needle insertion.