The 22-year-old from Sydney said police suspected he had taken illicit drugs despite only having two beers at a nearby pub.
Campaign posters printed in Chinese encouraging people to vote for the Liberal Party have been slammed after appearing across several Melbourne electorates.
Australians are paying tribute to former PM Bob Hawke's larrikin reputation with Beers for Bob posts trending online.
Hundreds have expressed their shock after a father revealed his daughter's discovery when she picked up a toy at a Big W in the NSW Hunter region.
A green spider found in a box of vegetables in Melbourne has left dozens perplexed after an image of the arachnid was shared online.
The 75-year-old woman believes if it was not for the group of children who rushed to her aid she would have died.
Wildlife conservationists are pleading for Australians to stop releasing helium balloons in a bid to protect the dwindling population of sea turtles.
One person told the young Sydney woman, who has stage three Hodgkin's lymphoma, to go kill herself over her social media post.
The annual meteor shower, to peak from Sunday, is expected to be the best display in years, and you don't need binoculars or a telescope to watch the spectacle.
A wildlife rescuer trying to raise attention at the disease killing off wombats says her campaigns for help are falling on deaf ears.
Two young girls upset over a mass of plastic in their favourite harbour in Perth have taken matters into their own hands to help clean up the area.
Striking photos show firefighters gathering in the cathedral's doorway as the blaze continues to burn into Tuesday morning.
Parents have vented their anger after a brand new play area was set on fire just one week after opening in time for the school holidays.