Only about 35 of the marine mammals remained alive out of the 230 found a day earlier.
Just 35 of the approximately 230 whales discovered on the beach on the rugged west coast of Tasmania are alive and rescuers are trying to release the animals into the water, officials say.
Aerial images show a devastating scene of dozens of whales strewn across a long beach, stuck on the waterline where the ocean meets the sand.
More than a dozen young male sperm whales die on a remote beach in Tasmania state, officials say, with a biologist linking the incident to "misadventure".
A historical statue of William Crowther, a politician who led Tasmania in the late 1870s, will be removed, as part of what the current mayor called "the process of truthtelling" about the island state.
The latest film adaptation of the Sixties novel helps us understand the contemporary Middle East and its ecology.
An estimated 470 whales were discovered beached on the shore and sand bars along the remote island state of Tasmania. Veterinary teams are assessing a few more distressed whales for more mercy killings "based on animal welfare grounds."
Malaysia's king appoints seasoned politician Muhyiddin Yassin as new PM but Mahathir Mohamad says he has support of 114 lawmakers for a comeback as prime minister for a third time.
One volunteer firefighter was killed and two suffered burn injuries after their truck rolled over when it was hit by extreme winds amid raging bushfires in New South Wales. Ten other firefighters have been killed so far this fire season.
Fears of terrorism and an influx of illegal guns prompted Australia to announce the first national firearms amnesty in 20 years.
The twin-turboprop Beechcraft King aircraft appeared to suffer engine failure after take off and "exploded" on impact when it crashed into a shopping mall in suburban Melbourne.
Protests against the planned legislation, which would permanently ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from settling in the country, come as far right groups demonstrate against moves to rehouse 120 refugees.
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