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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

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

Australian prime minister says Trump treated him like family than formal

Trump said on Thursday that his first telephone conversation with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Jan 28 'got a little bit testy'.

06 May 2017 9:30 AM

I was part of ISIS, want to bomb Parliament: Uber driver threatens Aussie woman

The woman was petrified when the driver asked her ‘if she'd ever eaten human flesh’.

01 May 2017 3:13 PM

Australian PM to meet Trump, mark 75th anniversary of WW II naval battle

US and Australian naval and air forces fought the Japanese during the Battle of the Coral Sea on May 4-8, 1942.

26 Apr 2017 10:13 AM

North Korea warns Australia of nuclear strike if it 'toes US line'

A media report said that Australia was shielding a hostile US policy of nuclear threats and blackmail against North Korea.

23 Apr 2017 8:07 AM


Family witness shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

Laeticia Brouwer was on holiday and went surfing with her father near Wylie Bay late Monday afternoon, police said.

18 Apr 2017 12:49 PM

Ahmed Fahour: Australia's highest paid official

Ahmed Fahour, managing director of the national mail service, was paid AU$4.4 mn salary plus an AU$1.2 mn bonus in the last fiscal year.

08 Feb 2017 9:01 AM

Adani to start work at Australia mine by mid-2017

Environmentalists are concerned that the 22 billion Australian dollar ($16 billion) project will damage the nearby Great Barrier Reef.

06 Dec 2016 10:17 AM

Surprised Glenn Maxwell determined to return

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is determined to prove that he deserves a place in Australia’s ODI squad after being axed for Sri Lanka tour.

01 Aug 2016 6:23 AM

US Air Force to continue flying over South China Sea

The US Air Force will continue to fly daily missions over the South China Sea despite a buildup of Chinese surface-to-air missiles and fighter jets in the contested region, with both nations’ militari

09 Mar 2016 1:43 AM


Australia jobless seek no clash of work, golf

The Australian government is tired of having unemployed people say they cannot take a job because it may interfere with their golf plans or dreams of becoming an actor.

24 Feb 2016 6:15 AM

Controversial minister to become Australia's rights envoy

During his tenure, he implemented Pacific solution to deter asylum seekers from attempting to reach Australia by boat.

08 Feb 2016 12:22 PM

Lawmakers allowed to breastfeed in Australian Parliament

Opposition lawmaker Kate Ellis, whose son will have his first birthday in April, welcomed the change.

02 Feb 2016 3:31 PM

2 ships searching for MH370 have damaged vital equipment

Australian Transport Safety Bureau said a piece of underwater communications equipment had become tangled in fishing net and had been bent.

27 Jan 2016 11:17 AM

Cricket Australia to act on bat-friendly surfaces

Cricket Australia officials on Thursday admitted they have been left under-whelmed by the theme of flat wickets this summer, from the Test portion of the season to Australia and India’s one-day series

21 Jan 2016 11:13 PM