Three would-be asylum seekers, including a toddler, were killed off the coast of Java on Monday when their wooden fishing vessel sank on the way to Christmas Island.
Thousands of Holden workers are expected to find out their fate on Tuesday morning, many weeks after their US head office in Detroit decided to cut them adrift.
It's audition season for thousands of aspiring performers hoping to sing, dance and act their way into one of Australia's top schools.
Melbourne tennis coach Paul Arber was seen to stop at an ATM, give money to a homeless man and pat a couple's dog before he went missing in Hamilton on New Zealand's North Island on Saturday.
When Martin Grant's designs were stocked in David Jones seven years ago, the Australian market was not sophisticated enough to embrace his elegant clothing.
Working families are still as reliant on grandparents for childcare as they were three decades ago, according to a new report that reveals almost half of Australian children with employed mothers are being cared for in part by their grandparents.
“Let the little children come to me; do not stop them: for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs”.
East Timor's government believes it has identified the members of a team of four Australian spies who allegedly bugged its government offices, describing it as "very disturbing" that they apparently used the cover of an aid program.
Australians are ignoring government pleas to work longer and instead are taking early retirement when they hit their 50s, new figures show.
Australia's oldest operating mine, Mount Lyell, suspended operations after two of its maintenance crew died in a mine shaft fall on Monday.