A full field of 24 will go to the gates for the Melbourne Cup at Flemington.
More than 50 people have been struck down with gastroenteritis at one of southeast Queensland's popular island resorts after E coli bacteria was found in the drinking water.
The streak ended with little fanfare, and that was just fine with Phil Mickelson.
Scientists have linked a rare gene mutation with protecting a woman from developing symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease.
A dozen bottles of fine French wine have arrived at the International Space Station, not for the astronauts, but for science.
Police in Vietnam have arrested eight people in relation to the discovery of 39 dead Vietnamese in a truck near London last month, state media reports say.
As Bernard Gore's wife of 50 years waited to meet him in a Sydney shopping centre, she had no idea her husband was trapped nearby in a fire stairwell where he would later die.
Aged care providers in rural and remote communities would be better equipped to provide safe and quality services if their workers were better paid and more qualified, a royal commission has been told.
Drought-stricken farmers have welcomed heavy rainfall over the weekend, but say it doesn't let the Morrison government off the hook.
A 10-year-old girl with Asperger's syndrome, tormented by her classmates, ended up cowering in a rubbish bin to escape their relentless bullying.