Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via A
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Hit In The Head With An Egg By Protestor
Morrison said he was more concerned about a woman knocked down during the scuffle than the egg tosser.
Drive-By Shooting Outside Australia Nightclub Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured
By Alison Bevege, Reuters
There has been no suggestion yet that the Melbourne attack was terror-related, authorities said. The suspect is still being sought.
Australia Passes Law Penalizing Social Media Companies For Violent Posts
Critics, including tech companies, say the measure is a rushed response to the New Zealand mosque shootings.
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Temperatures In Alaska And Australia Hit Record-Breaking Highs Last Month
The extreme hikes come as a new report found that Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.
Chris Jackson via Getty Images
Prince Harry's Favorite Australian Fan, Daphne Dunne, Dead At 99
The Australian war widow and prince met three times over the past few years.
Carsten Koall via Getty Images
Google Drops LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy' App After Outcry From Advocacy Groups
By Rachel Savage, Reuters
The Human Rights Campaign blasted the Living Hope Ministries app as "life-threatening."
Teen Who Egged Australian Senator Breaks Silence: 'This Egg Has United People'
"Egg Boy" Will Connolly vowed to donate nearly $80,000 raised for him to those affected by the New Zealand massacre.
Network 10 Perth
Dog Has Perfect Response When Reporter Asks How He Copes With Fame
Stanley the border collie gets it.
First Openly Gay Pro Strongman Rob Kearney Marries Longtime Boyfriend
Rob Kearney tied the knot after winning the Arnold Pro Strongman Championship in Australia. Arnold Schwarzenegger was there to congratulate the couple.
Saverio Marfia via Getty Images
Australian Politician Under Fire For Saying Asians 'With PhDs' Are Taking Jobs
Labor Party leader Michael Daley’s comments came to light just days before state elections.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
MARK GRAHAM via Getty Images
Australia Bans Ex-Breitbart Writer Milo Yiannopoulos After Mosque Attack Hate Dig
He lashes "barbaric, alien religious cultures" on Facebook after massacre.
New Zealand’s Gun Laws Are Glaringly Lax Compared To Its Neighbor Australia
The mosque shootings, which took the lives of 49 people, bring new scrutiny on NZ gun control.
Scott Barbour via Getty Images
Cardinal George Pell Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Sexual Abuse
Pell, once the third-most-powerful figure in the Roman Catholic Church, was convicted of molesting two choir boys in Australia more than two decades ago.
Watch For Anger-roos! Ticked-Off Kangaroo Lets Paraglider Know Who’s The Boss
Do NOT land in this rowdy 'roo's turf.
Cardinal George Pell, Vatican Treasurer, Convicted Of Child Sexual Assault
Pell is the highest-ranking member of the Catholic Church to be convicted of such crimes.
Nine News Australia
Beagle Adopts Baby Possum And It's As Cute As You Think It Is
"They’ve just been inseparable.”
JOSHUA LOTT via Getty Images
Extreme Weather Is Already Breaking Records Around The World In 2019
Temperatures dipped to -38 degrees in Minnesota as Australia battled a heat wave that topped 115 degrees.
Hundreds Missing After Iron Ore Mine Dam Collapses In Brazil
By Gram Slattery, Reuters
Nine people have so far been found dead after the dam burst in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais state, on Friday.
Jessica Simpson's '10 Year Challenge' Photo Pokes Fun At Her Swollen Ankles
Serena Williams Gets First Australian Open Victory Since 2017 Title Win While Pregnant
The tennis superstar wrote on Instagram that she was "playing solo" this time around.
Julian Finney via Getty Images
Serena Williams Dominates Australian Open With Green Romper, Fishnet Tights
The tennis star won her first 2019 Australian Open match, two years after winning the tournament while pregnant.
Scott Barbour via Getty Images
Andy Murray Announces Retirement In Emotional Press Conference
By Joh Pye, AP
The British tennis star said the Australian Open could be his last tournament.
NINE NEWS AUSTRALIA
Driver Lucky To Be Alive After Falling Freeway Sign Crushes Car
Australian authorities described the collapse of the massive sign as "extremely rare."
Thai Police Say They Won't Deport Saudi Teenager Barricaded In Hotel
By Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Reuters
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, says she fears she will be killed if she's returned to her family.
Paul Kane via Getty Images
Roger Federer Will Face Off With Serena Williams For The First Time
Curtis M. Wong
The tennis legends will play a mixed doubles match on New Year's Day at the Hopman Cup in Australia.
Japan To Launch Commercial Whaling Again After Withdrawing From Treaty
Nation's decision is bashed by environmentalists and Australia.
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit