A United Nations peacekeeper and two Israeli soldiers have been killed in cross-border clashes between Hezbollah fighters and Israeli Defence Forces, pushing tensions even higher in a region already on edge.
Queensland cricketer Grace Harris smashed her way to 151 not out off just 74 balls in a T20 match for Western Suburbs on Sunday.
More than 80 per cent of children with peanut allergies were able to tolerate peanuts after being given a new treatment by Melbourne researchers, providing hope for a cure.
The Sydney Sixers' legendary pace bowler Brett Lee was forced to dig deep for the final time of his illustrious career when he was called upon to tame the Perth Scorchers in the final over of Wednesday night's Big Bash League grand final at Canberra and he almost worked a miracle.
Gemma Carroll✓ holds an infant little penguin in one hand as she prepares to weigh it.
Australia has it wrong when it comes to housing policy for an ageing society, a new report has found.
The state's worst terrorists are not being deradicalised in prison, prompting calls to keep radical inmates behind bars even after their sentences expire.
The Australian Council of Social Service is urging the Abbott government to make its second budget much fairer than its first, saying low and middle-income households cannot continue to bear the brunt of spending cuts this year
The adult children of celebrated Australian artist John Olsen have withdrawn their claim that a 1964 painting being sold by Sotheby's was stolen decades ago.
Andrew Scipione was investigated over allegations he leaked details of a confidential bugging operation of fellow police but cleared within 24 hours to fast-track a plan to promote him to deputy commissioner, an explosive new document reveals.