The number of Australian organ donors has doubled over the past decade, with more than 1500 people receiving donations and transplants last year.
Usain Bolt's quest to become a professional footballer appears to have run its course, with the former Jamaican sprinter saying his "sports life is over".
Melbourne police investigating a car break-in have stumbled across an alleged drug dealer with 1000 pills, believed to be ecstasy.
There'll be more medics at music festivals across Sydney this long weekend with authorities encouraging youngsters to seek help early as they try and stop people dying from drug overdoses.
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has launched a blistering attack on a group of animal activists, demanding immediate removal of an online database of farmers.
With his sandy blond coat, gangly legs and spiky mane, Mongolian wild horse foal Bataar is a hero to his herd.
The family of murdered exchange student Aiia Maasarwe has left Australia with more than just bad memories.
Sir David Attenborough has called for a plan to tackle environmental problems, with our actions now affecting the next few thousand years.
A simple blood test that detects signs of brain damage could be used to spot developing Alzheimer's disease, say scientists.
Venezuela puts down mutiny by soldiersVenezuela's government says it has put down a mutiny by a National Guard unit in a poor neighbourhood a few kilometres from Venezuela's presidential palace.