A NSW sperm donor has been deemed by the High Court to be the legal father of a girl, preventing her moving to New Zealand with her mother without his consent.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has accused a Labor MP of making the "recklessly irresponsible" claim that the Australian economy is in recession.
Bones belonging to one or more humans have been discovered at Port Macquarie beaches on the NSW mid north coast.
The first arrival of Indigenous Australians to the continent more than 50,000 years ago was deliberately planned using complex technologies as they migrated in large groups, a scientific study has revealed.
A brain device that can help restore people's eyesight will be further researched to discover other ways it could change lives, with the federal government stumping up more than $900,000 for the project.
Secret video footage showing workers at a Victorian poultry farm kicking, throwing and abusing hens has prompted an animal cruelty outcry.
Queensland police have denied that an intellectually impaired indigenous boy was held naked for days inside a Brisbane watch house.
Bereaved families will soon learn the names of those believed responsible for the downing of MH17 and the deaths of all 298 people aboard, including 38 Australians.
Four people were injured in a shooting at a rally celebrating the Toronto Raptors' first NBA championship on Monday, resulting in a stampede as fans fled the scene less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were on stage.
The world's population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion now to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to the United NationsThe UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Population Division said in a new report that world population could...