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What do you do when you've been bitten by one of the deadliest snakes in the world? Crack open a beer, of course.
Museum Victoria live exhibits keeper Maik Fiedel with "Lady Gaga-ntuan", a half a metre long stick insect rediscovered in rainforest near Cairns Scientists from the Museum of Victoria have rediscovered Australia's longest stick insect near Cairns, during an expedition into the rainforest in January.
China urged Malaysia to step up the search for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went missing with 239 people on board and says it has sent security agents two help with an investigation into the misuse of passports.Sarah Toms reports.
The trial of the man accused of murdering Queensland schoolboy Daniel Morcombe is expected to draw to a close this week.
There are two developing areas of tropical low pressure that lie east and west of Queensland, Australia.
On Friday, officials announced that the Australian state of Queensland was in the midst of the most widespread drought on written record, with over 80% of its territory desperate for water.
HE WAS nipped on the finger by a deadly eastern brown snake. But what this Queensland man did next might be the most Australian reaction ever.
Speaking ahead of next month's IPCC publication on the effects of climate change on the world's food supplies, human health, cities and rural areas, Rajendra Pachauri, the head of the UN's climate science panel told the Guardian that the extreme weather seen around the globe this winter is only going to get worse.
'Insurance cost me 68 and saved me 4,000': Trip of a lifetime can end in financial disaster unless gap year students take steps to avoid expensive pitfalls Gap year travellers set off around the globe in their thousands at this time of year.
These are the photos from a battle between a python and a crocodile near Lake Moondarra in western Queensland, Australia.
Suzy Batkovic of the Fire drives to the basket against Kelsey Griffin and Kristi Harrower of the Spirit during the WNBL Grand Final match between Bendigo Spirit and Townsville Fire at Bendigo Stadium on March 9, 2014 in Bendigo, Australia.