A dangerous and contagious virus has been detected in a passenger on a Jetstar flight between two of Australia’s biggest cities.
The friend of an aged care worker who survived a violent dog attack at one of her clients homes has shared a major update on her condition.
A woman has suffered serious injuries to her chest and limbs after a staffy dog attacked her at home.
Madeleine Achenza and Grace Baldwin
An American influencer has issued a stern warning to travellers while visiting Australia this week.
A woman who was mauled by a shark steps away from her home has broken her silence.
Alzheimer’s can be ‘transmitted’ between humans, scientists believe, after a study found that at least five people had ‘caught’ the disease following a rare medical procedure.
Pioneering scientists Richard Scolyer and Georgina Long, who revolutionised melanoma treatment, have been named joint Australians of the Year.
A beloved sea creature was found disfigured on the banks of the popular tourist spot, raising concerns about an emerging trend.
A spate of jellyfish stings in the pristine island waters of a world-heritage paradise have prompted a warning.
There are fears the invasive species is spreading into one state after a gardener was stung, suffering ‘blistering pain’.
A woman detailed her frightening brush with death after rolling onto one of Australia’s deadliest animals in the middle of the night.
Experts have successfully cloned a healthy rhesus monkey for the first time, potentially bringing scientists a step closer to cloning humans.
Wildlife authorities have issued a major update after a dingo attacked two children and a man in three separate incidents on a heritage-listed island.
The man had only just parked his vehicle when the dingo clambered over and sunk its teeth into his leg.
The nine-year-old boy was flown to hospital in a critical condition after the attack while swimming in Kakadu National Park.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced an unusual, yet significant, gift to Denmark’s new king and queen.
The young woman was sleeping in bed when she was bitten by one of the most venomous snakes in the world.
A young girl has been hospitalised following a horrific dingo attack that has left her with “significant” lacerations on a heritage-listed sand island off the coast of Queensland.
A ‘Snakenado’ has hit one state as they grapple with an influx of the slithering creatures moving into their homes.
A family were days away from meeting their newest member when they received the devastating phone call that he was allegedly stolen.
A picture of a Sulphur-crested cockatoo on Facebook has sparked concern online, as the heartbreaking reason for its appearance is revealed.
Police say they have uncovered a criminal group allegedly found with $1.2 million worth of a highly unusual illegal Australian item.
Cheaper medicines and safe transport of hydrogen are top targets for businesses potentially spinning out of quantum physics at the University of Western Australia.
The virus, which can cause “serious disease”, was recently detected in one state, leading authorities to reissue a warning to the public.
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