A man in his 40s dies in a truck accident at the Red Hill quarry, with video footage showing the dump truck on its side after apparently rolling off a steep embankment within the mine.
Indian authorities have a window of 10 to 15 days to retrieve the bodies of five climbers from the Indian Himalayas before monsoon season hits the area, which could delay efforts by at least two months.
Italian officials say two Australians and a New Zealander were injured as they tried to run away from a cruise ship that ploughed into a busy dock in Venice.
A seven-year-old boy and a 21-year-old father of two are killed and two others are badly injured in a two-car crash on one of Darwin's major intersections.
An Australian woman is confirmed dead in a helicopter crash in Hawaii, with a witness recalling the harrowing moment the aircraft plummeted to the ground.
A team investigating a plane wreck in the Pacific Ocean believes it may be linked to the disappearance of famous aviator Amelia Earhart — but it's just one of a number of competing theories.
A Perth woman who held a stranger's two-month-old baby as she died in her arms aboard an international flight describes the incident as "the most confronting situation one could possibly go through".
The crew of flight D7236 called in an emergency involving a two-month-old infant before the AirAsia plane arrived at Perth International Airport from Kuala Lumpur early this morning.
Six people are killed after a small plane crashed on top of a home shortly after take off in the southern Chilean city of Puerto Montt.
Inquests into the deaths of two teenage horse riders will be held later this year amid a push for greater safety measures to be rolled out in the equestrian sector.