A new wearable bike helmet-style brain scanner system could make scans easier and more reliable in children, researchers say.
Just 30 minutes of exercise per day can help beat depression - even in people with a family history of the condition, research suggests.
Protesters outside the Melbourne Cup held anti-cruelty placards but organisers also put on live music, costumes, and a "human race" because they know people want to party.
A Townsville couple have died after apparently slipping at a waterfall in Far North Queensland.
The mother of five disabled children says one was so scared of school he was given a photo of his mum and dad to take with him every day as a promise that he would come home.
Police say a woman is lucky to be alive after being shot in the head at point-blank range while sitting in her car in Canberra.
Vow And Declare has repelled the international invasion to deliver an all-Australian Melbourne Cup victory and a slice of history for jockey Craig Williams.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has held the cash rate at a record low 0.75 per cent, while keeping the door open for future cuts if the low cost of borrowing and tax cuts fail to stimulate the economy.
Australian researchers have harnessed nanotechnology to improve painkillers' ability to target the direct source of pain in the body.
Trainer Richard Laming will front an inquiry into the possible race day treatment of Jamaican Rain, a late scratching from a support race on the Melbourne Cup program.