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Air India suspends captain for shoplifting wallet at Sydney airport

The action was taken against Captain Rohit Bhasin after a complaint was filed against him by Australian regional manager.

23 Jun 2019 5:04 PM

Australians take chilly plunge for nude winter solstice swim in Tasmania

The annual swim takes place on the winter solstice, which marks the shortest day of the year in the southern hemisphere.

22 Jun 2019 2:48 PM

Sperm donor is child’s legal father, Australian court rules

It is unclear, given the specifics of this relationship, whether the case could set a precedent for future judgements.

19 Jun 2019 3:34 PM

Euthanasia now legal in Australian’s Victoria for the terminally ill

The country's second most populous region made voluntary euthanasia legal under closely specified circumstances, a first for the country.

19 Jun 2019 2:24 PM

Adani wins final approval to begin work on coal mine project in Australia

The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days.

13 Jun 2019 10:48 AM


Vijay Mallya spotted at Oval, says 'I am here to watch the game'

The UK home office and Westminster Court had ordered his extradition to India over charges of money laundering, fraud and conspiracy.

09 Jun 2019 4:37 PM

Australia's women footballers to get same base pay as men

Players in Australia’s W-League will have their annual minimum remuneration hiked 33 per cent.

07 Jun 2019 11:39 AM

Australia: 4 dead, 1 injured after gunman opens fire, suspect apprehended

Witnesses recalled harrowing scenes as a man moved from room to room opening fire at a motel.

05 Jun 2019 1:15 PM

Meet scUber, the world's first rideshare submarine

Uber will offer riders the opportunity to explore the Great Barrier Reef in the shared vehicle.

24 May 2019 11:11 AM

Travel digest: Exploring magical Melbourne

Here’s an insight into some of the travel attractions that make Melbourne one of the most popular metropolises in the world.

23 May 2019 4:03 PM


Typo! Australia misspells 'responsibility' on USD 2.3 billion worth notes

The Reserve Bank of Australia said the spelling error will be corrected at the next print run later this year.

09 May 2019 3:12 PM

After data scandals, country faces an election under heavy profiling

Facebook made it more difficult for third-party apps like NationBuilder to harvest some user data.

05 May 2019 10:30 AM

Uber faces lawsuit by taxi drivers for 'illegal operations'

An Uber spokeswoman said the company had not been served with a class action claim and denied it operated illegally.

04 May 2019 11:03 AM

China warns Australia at WTO about 5G restriction

Earlier Australia banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for a 5G mobile network citing national security risks.

14 Apr 2019 12:35 PM

Alphabet launches its first commercial drone delivery service in Australia

The service will be available to order food, coffee, and over-the-counter medicines using a connected smartphone app.

10 Apr 2019 11:20 AM


Adani's Australian coal mine wins further environmental approval

The project still needed nine further approvals from the Federal and Queensland state governments before mining can start.

09 Apr 2019 9:55 AM

Facebook promises crackdown on fake news in Australia

The move comes with the company - and its peers around the world - under growing pressure to rid their platforms of misinformation.

05 Apr 2019 1:21 PM

Tech firms face fines, jail over violent content under new Australian laws

Under the new laws, it is now an offence in Australia for companies not to remove content that show murder, torture or rape without delay.

04 Apr 2019 2:37 PM

Ocean sunfish washed up on Australian beach

Boulder-sized sunfish washed ashore in Australia.

21 Mar 2019 3:54 PM

Australia accuses foreign government of cyber attack on lawmakers

The hackers breached the networks of major political parties.

19 Feb 2019 11:42 AM