The 60-year old crocodile is the biggest ever removed from the Katherine River in the remote Northern Territory.
A recent warming of the Pacific Ocean has led to a 50 percent chance of an El Nino weather event developing this year, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday.
Plans to erect a memorial honouring the passengers and crew of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 were shelved by Australia on Sunday after protests by relatives of the victims.
Australia will require lobbyists for foreign countries to register, and makes them liable for criminal prosecution if they are deemed to be meddling in domestic affairs.
The Socceroos needed to win to have any chance of progressing but missed every chance that came their way.
A man who bludgeoned six fairy penguins to death was sentenced to just 49 hours community service by an Australian court Monday, sparking outrage from conservationists.
Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive.
The bill had been stalled in the finely balanced parliament before Pauline Hanson, leader of the nationalist One Nation party, broke the impasse.
Some 8 million tonnes of plastic garbage - bottles, packaging and other waste - is dumped in the sea every year, killing marine life.
The struggling telco said it would shed 8,000 jobs from a workforce of 32,000 to save A$1bn ($738mn).
Customers of the US tech giant had complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission after an operating system update disabled their devices.