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Novavax becomes Australia's 5th approved COVID-19 vaccine

Australia ordered 51 million doses of the U.S.-manufactured vaccine, supplied under the brand Nuvaxovid, for its population of 26 million

20 Jan 2022 11:50 AM

Australia adds Covaxin to list of 'recognised' COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are approved for use in Australia by the Therapeutic Goods Administration after an assessment and approval process

01 Nov 2021 1:29 PM

Covishield approved by Australia for international arrivals

The recognition of the vaccines will remove a significant barrier for international students seeking to study in Australia

01 Oct 2021 11:33 AM

Australian PM announces reopening of international travel, easing border restrictions

On March 20 last year Australia introduced some of the world's toughest border restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic

01 Oct 2021 10:40 AM

Australian PM 'inclined' to cancel India visit amid bushfire crisis

Wildfires have wreaked havoc in parts of Australia for months.

03 Jan 2020 8:06 PM

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Australia glide through Pakistan in a seven-wicket win

With this win, Australia has gained a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The first game of the series was abandoned due to rain.

05 Nov 2019 8:41 PM

Australia cruise to seven-wicket win over Pakistan

With this win, Australia has gained a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The first game of the series was abandoned due to rain.

05 Nov 2019 5:21 PM

Geoffrey Rush finally free of ‘inappropriate behaviour’ charges

The Australian actor wins his defamation case against Sydney newspaper publisher, in spite of testimonies by two female co-actors.

07 May 2019 9:57 PM

Video: Aussie PM Scott Morrison egged while campaigning

Australia's election became a little more raucous when a protestor tried -- but failed -- to crack an egg on PM Scott Morrison's head.

07 May 2019 9:48 AM

Australian man takes boss to court, wants to sue him for 'farting in his face'

Australian David Hingst is looking for damages as much as 1.8 million Australian dollars.

27 Mar 2019 12:04 PM

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Emergency declared as Australia braces for powerful twin cyclones

Australia on Thursday declared a state of emergency and evacuated people from its Northern Territory.

21 Mar 2019 5:29 PM

Australian police find 7 dead, including 4 children with gunshot wounds

Police have no information to raise concerns about the wider public safety. Police were led to the property by a phone call before dawn.

11 May 2018 12:08 PM

Elon Musk's estranged father has baby with 30-yr-old stepdaughter

Elon's father, Errol Musk, the South African businessman has reportedly fathered a 10-month-old son with his stepdaughter Jana Bezuidenhout.

26 Mar 2018 3:16 PM

Australian PM Malcolm Turnball US bound to hold talks with Trump

The trade deal among 11 countries includes Australia, which also has a bilateral free trade partnership with the United States.

21 Feb 2018 5:31 PM

Owe it to survivors: PM Turnbull to make national apology to child abuse victims

The final report of the royal commission has words ‘that shake us to our core’.

08 Feb 2018 1:31 PM

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Same-sex couples marry in midnight wedding ceremonies across Australia

Australia officially becomes the 26th country to legalise same-sex marriage after the law was passed on December 9, 2017.

09 Jan 2018 3:00 PM

Australian deputy PM disqualified for his dual citizenship; by-election awaited

Barnaby Joyce will be able to stand for re-election if he renounces the New Zealand citizenship he unknowingly inherited.

27 Oct 2017 5:29 PM

Gay marriages could be law this year, say Australian leaders

Gay-rights advocates say enough lawmakers already back marriage equality to make same-sex marriage legal in Australia now.

08 Aug 2017 12:35 PM

US admiral ready to obey Trump nuclear strike order on China

Pacific Fleet spokesman Capt Charlie Brown later said Swift’s answer reaffirmed the principle of civilian control over the military.

27 Jul 2017 5:24 PM

Malaysia Airlines traveller threatens to blow up plane, flight returns to Melbourne

A 25-year-old Sri Lankan man attempted to enter the cockpit clutching an electronic device and created panic among passengers.

01 Jun 2017 11:01 AM

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