Vietnam's Ministry of Health has locked down Kim Dien village, 60km from Hanoi, after a local woman tested positive for the mutated British strain of COVID-19.
The largest survey ever carried out on climate change reveals almost 70 per cent of people under 18 believe climate change is a global emergency.
West Australian homicide detectives are investigating the death of Dinh Lam Nguyen, whose body was found in a wheelie bin floating in a dam east of Perth.
Western Australia's opposition leader is refusing to have his policies costed by Treasury ahead of the March state election.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi, the nation's most-active volcano, has erupted sending a stream of lava and clouds of gas flowing 1500m down its slopes.
Kalyn Ponga is unsure if he's ready to be Newcastle's NRL captain but wants to lead in other ways heading into 2021.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1745 AEDT on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
Superstars Rafa Nadal and Serena Williams have supported Australia's strict COVID-19 protocols, saying it's in place to keep everyone safe.
A group of tourists from a blacklisted area of western Sydney face fines of up to $8000 each after visiting Parliament House in Canberra.
One protester is dead and more than 80 police officers injured after the most volatile day of a lengthy stand-off between farmers and the Indian government.
Investors had their steepest losses on the ASX in more than a week, but inflation figures showed plenty of reasons to stay in the market.
Malka Leifer is set to touch down in Melbourne and will face a Victorian court on child sexual abuse charges for the first time on Thursday.
Two new coronavirus cases in New Zealand could lead to an extension of Australia's pause on allowing quarantine-free travel over the Tasman.
A judge has found that Australian Financial Review columnist Joe Aston defamed venture capitalist Elaine Stead, dismissing a defence of "honest opinion".
It is time for a conversation about changing the date of Australia Day, says Tasmania's Liberal Premier Peter Gutwein, following protests across the country.
New Zealand health authorities have announced two further positive COVID-19 tests from the same quarantine hotel as the country's recent community case.
A 47-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a former parliamentary driver at his home in rural northern Tasmania.
World No.2 Simona Halep has suffered some heartbreaking defeats at Melbourne Park but is determined to bounce back and claim a maiden Australian Open.
Former Auckland mayor John Banks has apologised and been dumped as a radio host after agreeing with a racist caller's rant.
Joe Ingles' Utah Jazz have posted their ninth straight win in the NBA following a 108-94 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday.