Major flooding threatened several thousand homes on Monday in the Australian state of Queensland, forcing more than 1,100 people to be evacuated, after authorities opened up dam gates ...
The move came as the Australian parliament fast-tracked legislation to toughen penalties for those found tampering with food.
Experts say shark attacks are increasing as water sports become more popular and bait fish move closer to shore, but fatalities remain rare.
Needles, first found in strawberries produced by one supplier in Queensland, are now turning up around the country.
More than 70 students and staff from Willows State School were cut off near the town of Tully, where they had been camping at an adventure centre since Monday due to flooded roads.
The 5.2-metre crocodile was shot between the eyes in a river next to a farm in Rockhampton in central Queensland in September.
The loss of a state election in Queensland has stepped up pressure on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who risks losing control of parliament at a by-election next month.
Voter disillusionment with mainstream politics in Australia's Queensland state left neither major party with enough seats to govern outright, early results showed Sunday ...
The disappearance of an elderly woman in the north-eastern Australian state of Queensland has been confirmed as a crocodile attack, local police said on Tuesday.
Anne Cameron, who suffers from dementia, was reported missing from a nursing home near Port Douglas in Queensland on Tuesday.