The Australian continent has a remarkable history — a story of isolation, desiccation and resilience on an ark at the edge of the world.
A previously unknown parasitic fungus is threatening hundreds of amphibian species.
Australia is no stranger to dry summers and the heat is set to continue into autumn.
As technology advances at frightening speeds, so too do the cyber-criminals, and international law cannot keep pace.
For all the advantages of being online, there are some worrying dark sides, including racism. But there are differences in the way 'cyber-racist' individuals and groups operate.
The City of Kwinana has installed drainage nets in its water reserve, and the innovative filtration system has gone viral for being so simple yet brilliant.
This growing acidification of the oceans, caused by changes in the climate, is becoming a serious problem for the production of shellfish around the world.
January is usually the hottest month in Australia, but the country is currently sweltering under a heatwave so severe it’s putting people’s health in jeopardy.
The future of farming is set to look very different - including even a potentially where we grow our crops without the need for soil.
In many cases, a person's status may change without them knowing, and they can even be an illegal immigrant in their own home country.
The first of its kind in an Australian state, the Tasmanian road is made from 73,600 plastic bags and packaging, as well as 82,500 glass bottles.
Some 64 percent of women and 35 percent of men said they had been harassed at their current or former workplace.
Three months since the ban came into action, there are 1.5 billion fewer plastic bags in circulation in Australia.
In 35 years, Melbourne has transformed from a dying city into one of the world’s most vibrant urban centres. But it faces challenges in adapting to its rapid growth.
Australia aims to ban private or religious schools from expelling students on the basis of their sexuality, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.