Meet Timberwolf, the survivor and an implausibly strong koala, who survived an hour long high speed drive clinging to the bottom of a car that travelled 88km on a busy Australian freeway.
Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale today and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea.
Scientists have discovered the world`s oldest and best-preserved sperm from tiny shrimps, measuring a massive 1.3 millimetres and dating back to 17 million years in Australia.
A cyclone packing winds of up to 270 kilometers an hour swept towards Australia`s Great Barrier Reef coast on Friday.
Residents and tourists on Friday were evacuating parts of Australia`s northeast coast, home to the Great Barrier Reef, as the strongest cyclone in three years was poised to hit land later in the day.
An emergency warning was issued Saturday for the bushfires burning on North Stradbroke Island in Queensland.
In a step forward in the fight against skin cancer, scientists in Australia claimed to have developed a super sunscreen which mimics the natural sun protection used by Great Barrier Reef corals.
The Australian state of Queensland wants to draft its own legislation on royal succession.
Thousands of homes remain without power and a man has been critically injured after severe thunderstorms battered Australia`s southeast Queensland on Sunday night.
Young Asian ``madams`` operating multimillion-dollar call-girl rings have taken over old organised crime bosses as the emerging face of Queensland`s lucrative illicit sex trade.
Uranium has not been mined in Queensland since the closure of the Mary Kathleen mine in the state in 1982.
Australian authorities have intercepted another boat carrying 65 suspected asylum seekers off the West Australian coast.
Supreme Court judge John Byrne today handed down the life sentence to Massimo `Max` Sica, 42, for what he described as "brutal, horrific crimes in the worst category of murder".
Three people managed to escape the fire, which broke out in the two-storey home in Logan City.
Queensland has been hit by natural disasters in the past two months.
Yasi affected about 300 km of the 2,400 km long reef, leaving varying degrees of damage.
There were no reports of fatalities as police scoured the worst-hit areas.
A bigger storm, however, was getting stronger in the South Pacific.
Australian PM is mulling introducing a flood tax to pay for reconstruction.
The clean up operation has started in Australia`s flood-hit Queensland on a post war scale.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
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