Australian kids skip school in climate protest
Thousands of Australian children have walked out of school calling for government action on climate change. Australia is one of the biggest per capita carbon polluters in the world.
Minneapolis holds vigil for Australian woman shot and killed by police
A small crowd gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Australian Justine Damond and to dedicate a bench in her honor.
Same-sex couple first to legally tie the knot in Australia
After Australian parliament legally approved same-sex marriage, two couples legally got married on Saturday.
Solar cars race into Australian Outback
Solar cars depart Darwin for the World Solar Challenge through the Australian Outback.
Australian senator wears burqa to parliament in bid to ban them
Pauline Hanson got a furious rebuke from Australian Attorney-General George Brandis for appearing in parliament dressed in a burqa in an attempt to get the garment banned.
Australian counter-terrorism police conduct raids across Sydney suburbs
Australian counter-terrorism police were conducting raids late on Saturday (July 29) across several Sydney suburbs aimed at disrupting plans for "terrorist attacks".
British woman raped, held hostage in outback Australia
Australian police recover a 22-year-old British woman, who was allegedly raped and assaulted a number of times while she was held hostage by a man during a two-month ordeal.