Guy Kennaway was shocked when his mother asked him to help end her life. But he doesn't want her to suffer a painful "modern medical death" like his stepfather did.
As community leaders come to terms with eight Indigenous children taking their own lives in one summer, they fear their young people now consider suicide to be "normal".
Eight employees of Brazilian mining company Vale SA, including two executives, are arrested as part of a criminal investigation into the cause of a deadly dam disaster that claimed the life of more than 160 people.
A town council in Western Australia's remote north-west is facing a backlash after raising its cost of burial by more than 300 per cent.
A Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic has died after the ambulance vehicle he was in rolled in North Queensland this morning.
The family of Arab-Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe, who was found dead in Melbourne this week, urge authorities to bring her killer to justice, saying "instead of coming home with a diploma, she is coming back in a coffin".
Donating your body to science after your death is nothing new. But taxidermist Julia deVille and 13 other Australians have decided to donate their corpse for something more unusual: naked display in a worldwide public exhibition.
It's a common dilemma for those whose partners have died — dealing with the internal conflict and external pressure, real and imagined, from friends and family.
Six people have died in a multi-vehicle crash after a diesel fuel spill sparked a massive fire on a Florida interstate on Thursday afternoon, highway officials said.
Almost 200 litres of diesel spilled across a Florida highway in a four-vehicle crash ignites, sparking a fire so large a helicopter is sent to search for hikers in the adjoining woods who may have also been injured.