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WTA Nature Valley Classic tennis tournament; Ashleigh Barty (AUS) smiles at her team as she wins her finals match against Julia Goerges on June 23, 2019.

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty is now the number one female tennis player in the world

The 23-year-old becomes the 3rd Australian woman in history to hold the number one ranking in the world in singles by the Women's Tennis Association.

Brazil loses on devastating own goal after controversial offside review

Brazil's Monica headed a ball that went into the net for an own goal, giving Australia the lead and victory on Wednesday.
On Saturday, authorities began digging in the yard of a Brisbane, Australia man whose American girlfriend was last seen in July.

Australian authorities are digging up the backyard of a man whose former American beauty queen girlfriend went missing last July

Police in Brisbane, Australia started digging over the weekend in the yard of the boyfriend of an American woman who went missing in July.
The Blue Boat Shed in Perth is the Australian city's most-photographed building.

An Australian city is spending $279,000 on a public toilet for Instagrammers flocking to a blue boat shed

Tourists and influencers alike flock to an unassuming but aesthetically pleasing blue boat shed, but the problem is there's no restroom nearby.

Australian Federal Police raid the offices of the country’s national broadcaster over a series of government leaks related to unlawful killings ...

The Australian Federal Police on Wednesday raided the offices of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation over a series of defense leaks it published.
An opal mine near Lightning Ridge, Australia on February 17, 2006.

Colorful fossils found in an Australian opal mine linked to a brand-new plant-eating species of dinosaur

Fostoria dhimbangunmal was a plant-eating dinosaur likely around during the mid-Cretaceous period, around one hundred million years ago.
According to Bumble, its new "Global Connector Bee" will visit places like Australia, Canada, the UK, and US.

Bumble is looking to send someone on an all-expenses-paid trip around the world to go on dates for research

Bumble's "Global Connector Bee" will spend up to a year visiting places like Australia, Canada, the UK, and US, according to a company press release.
Nicole Kidman has a farmhouse in Australia.

Take a look inside Nicole Kidman’s $4.5 million farmhouse in Australia

The actress's farmhouse has a billiard room, a library, a cottage, an orchard, and 111 acres of farmland.
The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Canberra in Sri Lanka in March 2019.

Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly targeted with laser beams from fishing boats in South China Sea

The Australian Royal Navy conducted its Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 exercise in the South China Sea. An analyst joined the HMAS Canberra.