Jose Ramos-Horta, one of the founding fathers of Timor-Leste, is confident that Australia will return millions of dollars generated from oil fields that belong to the developing South-East Asian country under a yet-to-be-ratified international agreement signed a year ago.
The search for two people missing off the coast of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula ends tragically as the bodies of a 35-year-old man and his five-year-old son are spotted in waters after they were swept from rocks at Cape Carnot.
The last of the famous 'Iron' ships left Australia for the final time yesterday as the irreparably damaged Iron Chieftain began a 100-day journey being towed to Turkey to be turned into scrap metal.
It started with tourists travelling to the Kimberley to find their dream cruise cancelled and now a liquidator's report says $3 million owed to customers, employees and other businesses will not be repaid.
A woman who was allegedly raped by the former Queensland president of the CFMEU sent messages from her phone saying "save me" and "please help" before the incident, a court is told.
As Queenslanders continue to deal with the fallout of unprecedented flooding, we take a look at the stories of resilience to emerge from the state's natural disaster.
Banks and insurers must "lift their socks" and show compassion to north Queenslanders affected by the floods, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad says, as insurers receive about 12,000 claims so far in the Townsville region.
Banks and insurers must be "good corporate citizens" and show compassion to north Queenslanders affected by the floods, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad says, with insurers receiving about 12,000 claims so far in the Townsville region.
The search continues for a man missing in floodwaters near Ayr after the boat he was on crashed into a jetty on Friday evening.
Up to 270 shipping containers fall from one of the world's largest cargo ships into the North Sea, attracting treasure hunters and clean-up volunteers alike to beaches in the Netherlands.