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Nicole Kidman in her Australian farmhouse.

Take a look inside Nicole Kidman’s $6.5 million farmhouse in Australia

The actress's farmhouse has a billiard room, a library, a cottage, an orchard, and 111 acres of farmland.
Coin for scale.

A man found a gold nugget worth $68,000 with a metal detector while wandering in Australia

Using a metal detector, the man who has not been identified, found a piece of gold worth $68,760. It was about 18 inches below ground.

The far-right Australian politician who blamed the New Zealand mass shooting on immigration was voted out of office

Far-right Australian politician Fraser Anning, who blamed the New Zealand mosque attacks on Muslim immigration, was voted out of Australia's Parliament.

Australia’s shock election results are drawing comparisons to Trump’s 2016 win

The victory defied scores of polls and drew marked similarities to the rise of populist support for fiery conservative candidates across the world.
No more than 80,000 koalas remain in the wild, according to the Australian Koala Foundation.

Only 80,000 koalas remain in the world, rendering them ‘functionally extinct’ — another victim of the 6th mass extinction

According to the Australian Koala Foundation, there are only 80,000 koalas left on the continent. The marsupials may now be "functionally extinct."
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia, shake hands at the White House, in February 2018.

Australia quietly resettled 2 Rwandan men accused of murdering tourists after a secret deal with the US, report says

The men stand accused of murdering eight people in 1999 are believed to have been resettled in Australia, Politico claimed.
A Saibai warrior from the Torres Strait Islands of far-northern Australia.

A group of Torres Strait Islanders filed a landmark UN human rights complaint against the Australian government for failing to act on climate change

A group of Torres Strait Islanders filed a landmark complaint with the United Nations against the Australian government in response to climate change.

Emergency personnel in Hazmat suits searched an Australian university only to find a ‘gas leak’ was caused by durians – here are 4 o...

Earlier this month, the king of fruits almost got a man into trouble with the law when he failed his breathalyser test after consuming durians.
No one is safe from the dreaded durian fruit.

550 people had to be evacuated from a college library after someone left foul-smelling durian fruit near an air vent

The University of Canberra's library was evacuated in under six minutes because of the fruit's stench.