A man has been seriously injured after falling from a balcony onto a footpath during a brawl in Coogee, in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Elton Jantjies displayed a full array of skills to propel the Lions into their first Super Rugby final.
Sixteen people have died after a hot air balloon crashed in a pasture in Texas.
Sick of being ignored by governments, young people are increasingly finding their political voice.
A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Crete in Greece on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey reported.
A Blue Mountains teenager missing for nearly two weeks has prompted a police appeal for public help to find him.
At least 52 people were killed as floods driven by torrential monsoon rains ravaged India's eastern states, officials said on Saturday.
A former NFL player and his wife were shot and killed in the bedroom of their Houston home on Friday, allegedly by their 16-year-old son.
Belgium charged a man with planning to commit murder in a terrorist attack and released his brother after a series of house searches on Friday evening, federal prosecutors said.
Is this the most thorough home renovation ever undertaken in Sydney? Or is something else going on?
For a number of games in season 2016, the Brisbane Lions home matches have followed a set pattern. The Lions have roared out of the blocks, kicking the first two or three goals, before being buried in an avalanche in the second quarter.
Should Christine Forster become Sydney's next lord mayor she says it will not be because businesses sealed her victory.
Screening for a serious congenital condition may fail to identify babies at risk of developing poor skills in primary school, a world-first study suggests.
Activists lock themselves in for the night to protest against abuse of Indigenous children in detention
Four women in a makeshift metal cage were among protestors preparing to spend the night at Flinders Street station intersection.
Richmond's meagre total of 3.5 (23) was their equal sixth-lowest in their 108-year history.
The chances of Robbie Farah switching to St George Illawarra will increase if the club retains Benji Marshall beyond this season.
Football's most significant individual milestone taken care of, it's on with the main game for North Melbourne champion Brent Harvey, his side having shored up its top eight position and all but assured of playing in their third consecutive finals series.
A Melbourne lawyer has been found guilty of several charges of misconduct after he used small print on a form to force a woman to sue her son-in-law without her knowledge.
The extent of violence in the youth justice system may worse be than previously thought, with state government figures revealing a sharp spike in the number of serious incidents recorded in the past 12 months compared with previous years.
Hundreds of Victorian children are living in cars, caravan parks, dangerous rooming houses and on the streets, as the young are worst hit by the state's ballooning housing crisis.
The career of a Medieval illuminator was spectacular but brief, just like that of an AFL footballer.
After a dour struggle, North Melbourne ends St Kilda's impressive late run at a finals with a 23-point win, to celebrate Harvey's milestone game.
Obsessed with playing Risk as a kid, Ian Bremmer has tapped the global instability to spearhead a hundred-million-dollar industry.
The world's largest retailer has just begun selling imperfect fruit and vegetables, marking a step-change for the buy-ugly movement.
Jandamarra Cadd spent two years inside notorious youth detention centre.
Saia Fainga'a is due to rejoin the Brumbies for the 2017 season, but he and his brother Anthony are already making an impact on the game at the junior level.
There are three confirmed fatalities after a shooting in Seattle in the US state of Washington.
North Queensland's reliance on talisman Johnathan Thurston has been underscored by a rare home defeat to Melbourne.
Australian handball player Callum Mouncey was sitting in a pool on the roof of a hotel in Qatar when he made the decision to become a woman.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says conventions on the rights of the child and torture may have been breached by bashings and torture in the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre.
One of the self-styled "child retrieval experts" who helped carry out the 60 Minutes child abduction in Lebanon says the operation went perfectly until it was "botched by an evil person."
Marriage equality advocates have quietly established campaign infrastructure for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, despite a potentially damaging schism affecting the "yes" group.
Three Brisbane women driving innovation in city's heart.
When your instincts tell you something is wrong this is how to respond.
Last year's grand finalists West Coast risk missing the AFL finals if they don't find form quickly after suffering an upset 19-point loss to Collingwood.
Young Liberal students at Sydney's most prestigious university were forced to hire extra security guards to monitor their orientation week activities over fears of violent altercations.
It can now be revealed a Sydney deputy mayor's bad behaviours towards staff go further.
Coal seam gas developer Santos and the Baird government communicated closely at the time new laws curbing protest activity were being drawn up, documents reveal.
Biswajit Banik and his wife Sarmin Sayeed knew it wasn't easy raising a child with autism, but were happy doing it in Australia after moving from Bangladesh in 2007.
Bob Webb, 79 in October, makes electronic clocks and has learnt computer coding.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accurately reflected the mood of the federal Cabinet when he rejected Kevin Rudd's bid to lead the United Nations, according to deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce.
Banks have clamped down on lending to residential property developers.
When he first settled in Australia in 2002, Zulfikar bin Mohamad Shariff was known as a social activist fighting for the right of Singapore schoolgirls to wear the Muslim headscarf.
A Singaporean man, who is also an Australian resident, has been detained for "terrorism-related activities" that included supporting the Islamic State (IS) militant group and encouraging violence through Facebook posts, the government said on Friday.
Two flashes of Beauden Barrett genius booked the Hurricanes a second-successive Super Rugby final appearance following a 25-9 win over the Chiefs.
Almost everything at this "Japanese variety wonderland" is $2.80. But how does it compare to Australia's other discount chains?
Legacy adds up to more than a collection of artwork.
Anyone who doubts that the Northern Territory is different should look at the number of police per 100,000 residents.
There is 'no hesitation' to brief Donald Trump over sensitive and highly classified national security issues, the director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr has said.
A man has been charged after police found $200,000 stashed in the passenger's airbag cavity of a car, following a vehicle stop in West Wyalong in the state's central west on Friday.