Police allege a man was behind the stabbing death of a woman following her discovery near a burning house north of Brisbane.
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who served under President Richard Nixon and was the prime architect of America's policy in Vietnam, has died.
A Hobart solicitor was able to build his scientific reputation by trading the remains of Tasmanian Aboriginal people, a Cambridge study reveals.
A coroner has recommended sweeping changes to the amusement park industry after finding the death of a boy who slipped off a Cha Cha ride was preventable.
Crews have found the remains of a 30-year-old TV camera operator and a 56-year-old pilot after a former military jet crashed into Victoria's Port Phillip Bay.
Relatives of a woman and her little girl killed in a horror crash outside a country pub have questioned the safety of outdoor seating in the busy area.
A South Australian police officer has died and the alleged shooter is in hospital after a violent confrontation near the state's border with Victoria.
Police have revealed the identity of a man shot dead in central Queensland as they appeal for information about a car seen near where his body was found.
The four victims of a fiery Victorian car crash were from the Pacific Islands, while two people killed in a separate smash had recently arrived from Bangladesh.
The Northern Land Council's long-standing Chair Dr Bush-Blanasi is being remembered as a passionate advocate for Indigenous communities.
Five people killed when a car rammed into an outdoor beer garden have been remembered by friends and peers as the 66-year-old driver is interviewed by police.
Police expect to soon interview the driver of a car that killed five people when it ploughed through a pub beer garden in regional Victoria.
A man in his 50s has died after being pulled from the water unresponsive during the 40th Noosa Triathlon on Sunday.
Hundreds of mourning community members have attended a vigil for five people killed after a car crashed into the beer garden of a regional Victorian pub.
Erin Patterson, 49, has been charged with murdering three people in a regional Victorian town and attempting to kill two others.
Accused triple-murderer Erin Patterson remains behind bars after facing court over the deaths of three people who were allegedly served death cap mushrooms.
As heatwaves, bushfires and storms become more extreme there are fears the hot and dry summer could lead to a spike in heat-related hospitalisations and deaths.
At least 46 people have been confirmed dead and 54 others are missing after Hurricane Otis struck Acapulco in Mexico.
US actor Matthew Perry is being widely mourned by friends, family, co-stars and fans following his death aged 54.
Matthew Perry, the Emmy-nominated actor whose wise-cracking turn as Chandler Bing in the hit sitcom Friends brought him international fame, has died at 54.
Jaeden Tito, 22, has appeared in a Melbourne court, a day after he was charged with the murder of gangland figure Gavin "Capable" Preston.
Hundreds of people have gathered to call for justice after the death of an Indigenous teen who self-harmed in the youth wing of an adult prison.
The devastated father of two children killed in a Victorian shed fire has spoken of his surviving young son's bravery in trying to protect his siblings.
Benn Schinkel's death after a suspected prison bashing is being treated as a homicide, with his family and police seeking answers.
Victims, survivors and first responders have been honoured at a public memorial in Singleton for those killed in the Hunter Valley bus crash.
The death of a 75-year-old man north of Brisbane is being treated as suspicious, with police appealing for information from the public.
Murder-accused Peter John Wetzler, 65, has walked out of the Victorian Supreme Court with his wife and sister after he was granted bail.
A general in charge of Ukraine's operations in the south says troops are proceeding with their planned advance towards the Sea of Azov.
Police divers have found the body of an 18-year-old man who died while swimming at rock pools on the Gold Coast.
Tactical decisions may be behind a lack of camera footage showing a man's final moments before police shot him dead during a stand-off, a court has heard.
Heather Wilkinson has been remembered at a public memorial service, almost two months after she died from suspected mushroom poisoning.