A sanctuary near Adelaide which attracts thousands of migratory birds annually from the northern hemisphere is proclaimed Australia's newest national park.
A Canberra woman says security guards forced her two-year-old son to check in a toy lightsaber during a visit to Parliament House because they considered it a "weapon".
In the tiny town of Pilton in Queensland, the locals are, believe it or not, outnumbered by animals at the local zoo.
Take a look back at some of the most memorable viral Vines of the platform's three years, as Twitter announces it is killing off the video sharing app.
Australian Rugby League Commission chairman John Grant tells Andrew Fifita he needs to start "behaving like an adult" and stop threatening to leave the NRL.
The Hamburger Report into adult and juvenile justice in the NT sets out 172 recommendations after finding the "gross over-representation" of Indigenous people in prison is a "crisis of devastating proportions".