Julian Feller, a world famous orthopedic surgeon whose patients include the AFL's elite, was in desperate need of a kidney when he went into end stage renal failure.
Northern Territory police have condemned an attack on two officers during an arrest as "deplorable and shocking" after one had his forehead split open.
Meningococcal is often mistaken for a disease that affects only babies and teenagers, but it can be potentially fatal for young adults too.
During Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Darwin visit, Australia and Japan have agreed to initiatives in infrastructure finance, maritime security and research.
Two bikie associates have been jailed over a vicious mob bashing outside a Perth bar, while a then-Rebels gang member was handed a suspended sentence.
Thousands of drivers on some of Melbourne's busiest freeways are enduring a hellish journey home following a series of crashes on Friday.
A preliminary internal investigation into the derailment of a train along BHP's Newman to Port Hedland line in WA has found brake failure was to blame.
Opposition Leader Matthew Guy says his party will have an equality minister if it wins the Victorian state election, despite concerns from a LGBTI lobby group.
Rare animal skeletons dating back to 1880 including a hippopotamus skull and full dog skeleton have been stolen from the University of Sydney.