Fifty refugees in limbo on Nauru and Manus Island will soon start a new life in the United States.
At least 217 people have been killed after a strong earthquake struck central Mexico and toppled dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.
A Queensland woman has died after a scooter crash in Bali.Sophia Martini, 27, from Townsville, was a passenger on the scooter driven by her partner on Monday morning.
The Reserve Bank says the global economy is in better shape than it was a year ago and is positive news for Australia.
An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude has struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand, the US Geological Survey says.
Four people have been rescued after their boats crashed off the coast of Yeppoon in central Queensland.
The new national cervical cancer screening program has received a boost, with a large clinical trial showing screening for the human papillomavirus (HPV) is significantly better at detecting potential pre-cancerous cells than the traditional Pap...
Heat records could be broken across Queensland this weekend with temperatures predicted to soar more than 10 degrees above average in some parts of the state.
A new form of high-resolution 'printing' which could be developed for anti-counterfeiting measures in banknotes has been discovered by scientists.
The body overseeing the postal survey on same-sex marriage is working with online sales sites to take down listings of those trying to sell their ballots.