Senior police say it's "astounding" an 11-year-old boy managed to survive a fiery head-on crash south of Canberra that killed the three other people involved.
Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets.
Patients awaiting treatment or about to be discharged from the troubled new Royal Adelaide Hospital are being accommodated across the road at the Riviera Hotel.
Thailand's rescued cave boys woke up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks on Thursday, with many rising at dawn to take part in a religious ceremony.
A Queensland animal shelter has warned people not to give away unwanted pets via social media after having to treat a six-month-old puppy with facial injuries.
A NSW Central Coast company has been fined $45,000 after two of its young workers were overcome by fumes while cleaning a naval vessel.
A motorcyclist has died on the side of a Queensland highway despite the desperate efforts of a police officer who tried to save him.
Researchers are concerned about the Great Barrier Reef's powers of recovery from bleaching, poor water quality and disturbances.
European antitrust regulators have fined Google a record 4.34 billion euros ($6.8b) and ordered it to stop using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, a ruling the US tech company says it will appeal.
Former agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce has warned the live cattle trade could be shut down if the live sheep export industry is banned.