In some remote areas of Australia, 87% of Aboriginal children struggle with literacy, but will the government's plans to change this work?
A couple from Coventry who took their children on holiday to Australia during term time have been given criminal records.
A group of surfers captured on camera circling a whale in Sydney have been slammed by locals for "harassing" the animal.
Virgin said the passenger who tried to break into the cockpit of one of its planes en route to Indonesia was drunk.
The Virgin spokesperson confirmed that the plane was not hijacked.
A passenger who "attempted to hijack" a Virgin Australia Airlines passenger plane has been arrested in Bali, Indonesia's Metro TV reported, citing a police official.
A passenger tried to enter the cockpit of a Virgin Australia Airlines plane travelling from Brisbane and the pilot called it a "hijack", an Indonesian transport official told local station Metro TV.
Flight tracking website Flightrader said the Virgin Australia Airlines flight VA41 reportedly hijacked en route from Brisbane has landed at Indonesia's Bali airport.
This is the flight path for the hijacked Virgin Australia flight VA41. Standing on ground at Denpasar/Bali now. http://t.co/gWivgM0iIZ
A Virgin Australia Airlines passenger plane that was hijacked has been forced to land at Indonesia's Bali airport, Reuters reported, citing Indonesia's Metro TV.
Virgin Australia Airlines was formerly called Virgin Blue.
A Virgin Blue passenger plane has been hijacked on the way to Bali, Reuters reports, citing Indonesia's Metro TV.
Prince George, who has been accompanying his parents on their tour across Australia and New Zealand, has received a special gift from the Governor-General.
The young Prince appears delighted with his new cuddly toy, which is said to be a wombat.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and baby George made a royal visit to the Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove at Admiralty House, Sydney, during the second leg of their tour down under.