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Australia shark attack victim identified as schoolgirl Stella Berry

The 16-year-old was riding jet skis and swimming with friends when she was attacked, police say.

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How a tiny radioactive capsule was found in Australia’s vast outback

Australian experts joined forces and methodically tracked down the hazardous pea-sized device.

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Rio Tinto apologises for losing radioactive capsule in Australia

Rio Tinto says the tiny object went missing while being transported 1,400km across Western Australia.

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Traffic stopped for koala crossing highway in Australia

Will Thornton steps in to help a marsupial trying to cross the Gold Coast Highway in Queensland.

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Cardinal Pell’s death brings few tears in Australia

George Pell was reviled by many for his alleged role in child sexual abuse scandals.

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Australia helicopter collision: Passenger tapped pilot before crash, footage shows

A survivor of a deadly helicopter collision in Australia is seen apparently trying to warn a pilot.

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Australia helicopter collision: We need to know what happened in cockpits – officials

A British couple and two Australians were killed in a mid-air collision on the Gold Coast.

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Australia helicopter collision: Four dead in mid-air incident over Gold Coast

Two UK citizens died in the crash, which occurred as one aircraft was taking off and the other landing.

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The trip that transformed Australia and China ties, five decades on

Australia’s first ambassador to China recounts a fascinating, high-stakes visit – and his unlikely place in it.

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Toxic spinach causes hallucinations and delirium in Australia

Authorities have urged anyone suffering from a range of severe symptoms after eating it to go to hospital.

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‘Use my correct title’: Australia’s female Speaker repeatedly called ‘Mr’

Opposition leader Peter Dutton called Sharon Claydon “Mr Speaker” in parliament on Thursday.

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Toyah Cordingley: Man arrested in India over Australia beach murder

Rajwinder Singh is suspected of murdering Toyah Cordingley, found dead in Queensland in 2018.

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Australia floods: Rescue chopper saves family from rising floodwaters

An elderly couple, their daughter and two dogs were winched from their home in rural New South Wales.

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Deliveroo: UK-based food delivery firm quits Australia

The firm struggled to compete with rivals as well as facing pressure to improve workers’ conditions.

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Australia flash flooding: Thousands evacuated

The country’s fourth flooding this year has seen New South Wales and Victoria’s river banks burst.

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Cassius Turvey: Mother’s grief at killing that’s shocked Australia

The killing of Aboriginal teenager Cassius Turvey has sparked outrage and raised issues around racism.

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Once a comfort, rain is now ruining Australia’s mood

Record rainfall in a country used to sun is making many people low and anxious.

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Cassius Turvey: Aboriginal boy’s killing puts spotlight on racism in Australia

The alleged murder of 15-year-old Cassius Turvey has caused grief and anger across Australia.

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Nedd Brockmann: The man who ran across Australia in 47 days

Nedd Brockmann ran 3,953 km (2,456 miles), inspired a nation and raised millions for charity.

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Australia reverses decision to recognise West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Canberra will no longer recognise West Jerusalem as the capital, four years after changing its stance.

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Optus: How a massive data breach has exposed Australia

Anger rises after 40% of Australians had details stolen in possibly the nation’s worst-ever breach.

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Queen Elizabeth II: 16 moments from 16 tours of Australia

As Australians hold a day of mourning, we look back on memorable moments from her trips down under.

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Australia sets new climate target in landmark bill

The new target brings one of the world’s biggest emitters more in line with other developed countries.

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Australia drug bust: Largest-ever crystal meth haul found in marble

The “staggering” amount of drugs was hidden in marble and imported from the Middle East, police say.

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Australia defence force suicides ‘a national tragedy’

A royal commission inquiry interviewed hundreds of people over alarmingly high death rates.

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Dev Patel: Actor breaks up knife fight in Australia

The Slumdog Millionaire star successfully broke up an altercation in Adelaide on Monday.

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Neighbours finale: Final episode airs in Australia after 37 years

After 37 years, the iconic TV soap draws to an emotional close with a reunion of past stars.

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Is China really open to improving ties with Australia?

There is hope the breakdown in diplomatic relations between the two countries could be ending.

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Australia’s environment in ‘shocking’ decline, report finds

Extinctions are growing and 19 ecosystems are on the brink of collapse, a five-year survey warns.

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Australia floods: Kangaroo rescued from deep water

Rescuers said the kangaroo was trying to escape a fox.