Australia

Tampering of lube dispenser at gay club

Aarows gay and bisexual club in Rydalmere.

A man has been charged with filling a lube dispenser with hydrochloric acid at a gay and bisexual sex club in Sydney's west.

'Can you use a different mugshot?'

The images of Amy Sharp released by NSW police last week.

Girl on the run from police asks media to use 'better photo' of her when reporting.

Missing Kiwi on 'spiritual journey'?

Searchers have failed to find Michael Huria.

Michael Huria was "a bit lost" after quitting his job, before vanishing in Western Australia, his family says.

Predator back working with kids

Melissa Buchanan was shocked to discover her abuser was working with children.

Recently-convicted Jehovah's Witness elder back working with children at his family church.

'Tinder Experiment' exposes paedos

"Imogen", 15, had hundreds of matches on Tinder.

It started as an experiment – a pretty messed up one – but it successfully got child groomers caught.

Lucky find sparks gold rush

The area in Victoria, Australia, where a 4kg gold nugget was found has seen a tourism boom.

Town in Australia sees tourism boom after a 4.1kg gold nugget was unearthed.

Big search for missing Kiwi

Michael Junior Huria, who is thought to have ties to Wellington and Hawke's Bay, has been missing since Monday in ...

Massive search for Kiwi in Australia, after his disappearance in "highly unusual circumstances".

GM stood down over baby gassing error

Chris Leahy was stood down over the gassing mix up that lead to the death of one baby and serious injury of another at ...

Fallout continues after gassing error killed a baby and injured another in Sydney, Australia.

Teen pregnancy programme backfires

Schoolgirls asked to care for the baby bots were more likely to become pregnant in their teens, the study found.

A course meant to prevent teenage pregnancies may in fact do just the opposite, Australian study finds.

Gobi the dog reunited with owner

Dion Leonard has been reunited with his beloved pet, Gobi.

Beloved missing pooch found after Australian owner's desperate appeal for help.

'Mum groomed me as a prostitute'

Lauren has managed to forgive her mother.

At 16, Lauren started working to help her mum out of financial trouble. She's still paying the price.

Mum ignores blackface advice

The mum's photo of her son in blackface sparked outrage.

The boy won his school's costume competition, but caused an outcry along the way.

'Massacre tax' for US guns?

Tim Fischer says 'lethal poison' flows to Australia from US weapons manufacturers.

Australia's former deputy PM proposes what is surely a world-first plan for shooting down Donald Trump.

Backpacker's alleged killer danger to public video

Mia Ayliffe-Chung was stabbed to death, allegedly by French man Smail Ayad.

Man charged with murdering British backpacker in Australia will face court via video to protect the public.

One in five cycle crashes in marked lanes

Are the roads safe for cyclists?

Study reveals the number of crashes happening in Australia's bike lanes.

Slain backpacker 'kind, funny'

"Saw about 5 small spiders, 4 poisonous toads and 3 geckos. Not too shabby of a day," Ms Ayliffe-Chung had posted ...

English tourist stabbed to death in Queensland described as 'a rare person' as terror link probed.

Video: man's car swept away

People could only watch as floodwaters pushed an elderly man's car downstream.

Son born after botched termination

After a failed termination, the woman is suing for funds to cover the cost of raising her son.

An Australian woman is suing over the emotional trauma and cost of raising a son she didn't want.

Man dies in jet ski accident in Perth

Police are treating Scott Dickey's death as a boating accident.

A young Kiwi father is dead after a jet ski accident in Perth.

Backpacker attack 'a terrible scene'

Mia Ayliffe-Chung was stabbed to death in an Australian hostel by a man yelling "Allahu Akbar".

Attacker yelling "Allahu Akbar" stabs woman to death in front of 30 people at Aussie hostel, police say.

Aussie Kiwis an unhappy bunch

Nearly three in 10 Kiwis say the thing they like least about Australia is the racism and discrimination there.

New Zealanders in Australia are unhappier than any other type of immigrants.

Pygmy hippo mum dies

Petre and her youngest calf, Obi, who was much celebrated after becoming the first pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne ...

The first baby pygmy hippo to be born at Melbourne Zoo in 33 years has lost his mother.

Ummm, sorry, Greg video

'Greg's' number was accidentally revealed in the interview... he has since been bombarded with texts.

News report accidentally broadcasts mobile number of a City of Perth ranger. Hilarity ensues.

Chilling details of teacher's murder

Marcus Stanford is escorted into Leeton court on Tuesday.

As Australian school teacher Stephanie Scott prepared lessons in her staff room on Easter Sunday, a relief cleaner was watching her.  

Murdered bride-to-be's rings sold video

The court heard that two of Stephanie Scott's rings were sold for A$705 by Marcus Stanford.

"I'm going to send you an envelope, keep it safe for me," Stephanie Scott's accused killer wrote to his twin.

Burnt mum's car found

Sabrina Bremer pictured in a tribute posted on Facebook by her daughter.

Sabrina Bremer's last 48 hours pieced together as Australian police investigate her horrific burning murder.

Dick Smith fires up online video

The Dick Smith brand lives on, online.

Retailer delivers over $6m in sales since it reopened as an online-only store under a new owner. 

Humpty Doo croc plot

A crocodile is dropped through a door window into the school's office.

Four men who broke into a school in small Aussie town left an unwelcome gift - three live crocodiles.

Woman took $2m from lonely men

Sanaa Derbas even pretended that some of her children had died in order to drain the bank accounts of some of her victims.

She even pretended some of her children had died in order to drain bank accounts of some of her dating victims.

Playboy politician's video threats video

Former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer is known for his playboy antics.

Sydney ex-deputy mayor Salim Mehajar screamed threats at his wife in shocking just-released videos.

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