Opposition leader Bill Shorten had earlier conceded defeat as the coalition came close to a majority in the 151-seat House of Representatives
The father of a teenaged Belgian backpacker missing in Australia for more than two weeks pleaded for help on Monday, saying his son could be in grave danger, as police called the disappearance baffling.
Eight orphans of Australian Daesh fighters have been spirited out of a camp in Syria, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, in an apparent U-turn. The children and grandchildren of two notorious extremists
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck remote eastern Indonesia on Monday, forcing people to flee office buildings as far away as the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials and reports said.
Australia’s national broadcaster went to court on Monday to challenge a police raid on its offices and demand the return of files seized during the controversial operation.
Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a “bold change” on Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal.
A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court ruled Wednesday.
Australia said it was “urgently seeking clarification” on Thursday on the fate of a 29-year-old tour guide and student feared detained in North Korea. Alek Sigley — who speaks fluent Korean and is one of only a handful
The wife of an Australian man who has gone missing and is feared detained in North Korea said she had no hint that anything was wrong before his disappearance.