Shoppers are set to return with a vengeance this festive season after being forced to stay away amid extended COVID-19 lockdowns over the past few months.
A massive funnel web spider with fangs so long they could bite through a human fingernail has been donated to a lifesaving antivenom program at the Australian Reptile Park.
New Zealand's Devon Conway is "gutted" at missing the T20 World Cup final against Australia after breaking his right hand in a moment of fury after he'd been dismissed in their semi-final triumph.
Accused drug lord Mostafa Baluch's stint as a fugitive is over, flying back to Sydney from the Gold Coast shackled and under police guard.
Australian solders who died in the Middle East did not sacrifice their lives in vain, despite Afghanistan's rapid fall to the Taliban.
Next year's packed women's rugby league calendar has put women's State of Origin expansion ambitions on hold but the Queensland Rugby League is hopeful of multi-match campaign in 2023.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is optimistic the Australian economy has already turned the corner despite new figures showing the jobless rate unexpectedly spiking above five per cent in October.
Intense, widespread rainfall has led to flooding in northern NSW overnight as the SES received nearly 200 calls for help.
In December 2019, filmmakers Justin Krook and Luke Mazzaferro were flying around Australia to promote a documentary they'd made about the future of artificial intelligence when they began to notice a troubling, and recurring, sight far below them.
Australia's climate policies have been ranked last out of 64 countries and the nation among the worst offenders for emissions, renewables and energy use.