Australia

Video of great white shark encounter goes viral

<i>WAtoday</i> is yet to confirm the validity of the video.<p>Less than 24 after it appeared online, it had been viewed more than two million times.<p>SA …

Viral

Do you live in Australia's luckiest suburb?

Australia's Official Lotteries has revealed the top suburbs for lottery wins in the past year, with a surprising range of towns making the list for …

Australian News

Bucket list: The 10 most epic experiences in Australia

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List-Worthy

Mother, grandmother, sex worker: 'I absolutely love my life now, it's changed me as a person'

Taylor Tara is a proud, mature-aged sex worker who loves what she does for a living.<p>But she said people in her industry were tagged with a negative …

Love

'What are you saying?' Malcolm Turnbull in heated clash over indigenous MPs Ken Wyatt and Linda Burney

Q&A hosted fiery and emotive scenes as Malcolm Turnbull was challenged about his record on indigenous recognition, culminating in a visibly offended …

Australian News

Australia is embroiled in an angry war of words with China after it accused Beijing of meddling in domestic politics

• <b>Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull recently accused China of meddling in domestic politics.</b>• <b><br>He vowed over the weekend to "stand up" to China.</b>• <b><br>China has denied the allegations and accused Australian media of racism.</b><p>The war of words between China and Australia is growing after Prime Minister Malcolm …

Military

Nuclear technology unlocks 50-million-year-old time capsules

Sample of amber.<p>A scientific analysis of fossilised tree resin has caused a rethink of Australia’s prehistoric ecosystem, and could pave the way to …

Dinosaurs

Abhimanyu Easwaran joins WG Grace, Jack Hobbs, Ricky Ponting, other legends

Australia's First Same-Sex Divorce Was Filed Over the Weekend

Australia’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage doesn’t mean wedding bells for all of the country’s gay couples.<p>Two women in Perth filed for …

Leadership

This giant inflatable labyrinth is coming to Melbourne for summer

Federation Square is going to look a little different for most of January thanks to an impressive inflatable structure of tunnels and domes.<p>'Arboria' …

Australian Grand Prix - Why you should go

The Australian Grand Prix has long been known as Formula 1’s traditional curtain-raiser, kicking off each new season in style. But there are so many …

Auto Racing

Where is I'm A Celebrity filmed and how can you visit? Everything you need to know

If you fancy a once-in-a-lifetime jungle holiday, the I’m A Celebrity filming location Down Under could be right up your street.<p>The scenery in the …

Australian National Parks

Google Street View captures the migration of millions of crabs on Christmas Island

Google Street View Trekker is traveling to Christmas Island this week to capture the migration of millions of red crabs. In what naturalist David …

Nature

Groomer caught smacking puppy in secret video said owner 'told her to hit the dog if it misbehaved'

A groomer was caught on film smacking a puppy, but claims the owners 'told her' to hit the dog if it misbehaved.<p>The footage was posted online by Jill …

Pets

Perth couple file for Australia’s first same-sex divorce

Two Perth women are filing for what could be Australia’s first same-sex divorce.<p>The couple married at a consulate in 2015, under the laws of a …

Divorce

Malcolm Turnbull denies he is anti-China in combative Q&A appearance

Prime minister says it’s ‘absurd’ to say he is anti-Beijing as poll shows parties are neck and neck in Bennelong byelection<p>Malcolm Turnbull has declared an Australian prime minister with a Chinese granddaughter cannot be anti-Beijing, and he has branded any suggestion to the contrary “outrageous” …

Malcolm Turnbull

Luigi Rosselli Architects' Book House features shifted concrete slabs overlooking Sydney harbour

Luigi Rosselli Architects has completed a private house for a calligrapher and his wife on the northern side of Sydney’s harbour, comprised of a …

Sydney

Australia's first gay divorce planned under same-sex marriage laws

Australia is set for its first gay divorce days after a historic marriage equality law came into effect, with lawyers preparing to file papers for a …

Equality

Neil Young's model trains sell for $420,000

<b>Los Angeles</b>: Singer-songwriter Neil Young's extensive collection of model trains have fetched nearly $US300,000 ($420,000) at auction, along with …

Brisbane

South Pacific Cruise

Price includes<p>7 Nights Full board Cruise on board the Explorer of the Seas<br>• 2 Nights stay in a 4* City Centre Hotel Sydney<br>• Flights from the United Kingdom<br>• All Transfers<br>• All Port Taxes & Fees<p>Choose your booking<p>Mar 6, 2019<p>Departures from<p>London<p>Call to book<p>Note: All holidays subject to availability. Dates, …

Melanesia

Scarborough Beach pool set to open in January, 8 weeks ahead of schedule

SCARBOROUGH is set to come alive this summer with the opening of the Scarborough Beach pool in January.<p>City of Stirling announced the $26 million …

Perth, Australia

Westfield W-League Week 7 action saw Arin Gilliland score a hat trick in Newcastle Jets’ 3-0 victory at Brisbane, while Seattle Reign’s Jess Fishlock scored twice as City defeated Canberra 2-1. Melbourne City 2 Canberra United 1 In the match of the weekend, Melbourne City used a pair of goals from Jess Fishlock (Seattle Reign) […]

Natasha Dowie (27) now stands alone as Melbourne Victory’s all-time leading scorer. (photo courtesy Melbourne Victory)<p>Westfield W-League Week 7 …

Women's Soccer

Inside Richmond's New Ultra-Stylish Gin Lounge

The Verdict<p>Barman and owner Max Ware always knew he wanted to open a bar after years of experience in other prominent Melbourne destinations. He just …

Victoria (Australia)

England disintegrating like in 2013-14 Ashes - Johnson

3:51 AM ET<p>Mitchell Johnson believes England have enormous mental hurdles to overcome if they are to keep the Ashes series alive in Perth, reckoning …

Cricket

Developers uncover historic pub and convict hut

Sydney town was just 12 years old when the patrons of The Wheatsheaf pub in Parramatta crowded in and ordered their ales and rum.<p>It’s hard to imagine …

Archaeology

Sam Dastyari's shame can be Australia's gain

In a perverse way, Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has done Australia a favour. Not that anyone wants to thank him for selling the national interest to a …

Malcolm Turnbull

CAPE YORK ON A BUDGET – Part 5 of 8

<i>This is part of a series of articles about how to have TWO EPIC WEEKS IN THE CAPE FOR $1500! If you haven’t read the first part we recommend heading</i> …

North Queensland

Malcolm Turnbull 'regrets' Newspoll reference

The video selected is not currently available.<p>Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he regrets referencing Newspoll when he announced his intention to …

House prices in Sydney and Melbourne fell last week

JOHANNES SIMON / AFP / Getty Images<p>House prices in Sydney and Melbourne fell last week, offsetting modest gains in each of Australia’s remaining …

Economy

China criticism grows over Australian 'foreign interference' stance

Chinese criticism of the Turnbull government is growing over what one media outlet called its "dark mind".

China