Unprecedented bushfires in eastern Australia have turbocharged demands the country’s conservative government do more to tackle climate change, and have rekindled an ideological fight over the science behind the blazes.
Australians on Wednesday began sifting through the ashes of hundreds of bushfires that have ravaged the country, relieved that their worst fears were unrealised – but wary of a long and brutal summer ahead.
Firefighters fan out across eastern Australia as a “catastrophic” fire is expected.
Australia announces a large aid package to help drought-parched communities.
Police in part of Australia were given shoot-to-kill powers on Monday, to stop drivers who deliberately plough into pedestrians.
Apart from the United States, no country is as distrustful of China as Australia.
Newspapers across Australia ran heavily redacted front pages on Monday in protest against government secrecy and a crackdown on press freedom, a rare show of unity in a fractious media landscape.
Australia’s Matt To’omua, seen kicking a goal during a pool match against Fiji, takes light-hearted pot shots at England ahead of the quarter final
More than 80 years after Australia’s former top predator, the Tasmanian tiger, officially became extinct, reported sightings of the creature continue to baffle authorities, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation revealed on Wednesday.
Australia’s national science agency has teamed up with a fast food restaurant to develop a plant-based alternative to beef hamburgers.
A leading member of the Opposition Australian Labor Party has called for the party to abandon its ambitious carbon emissions target.
The number of asylum seekers arriving in Australia by plane is on track to reach an all-time high.
Australia yesterday named Steve Smith and David Warner in the Twenty20 squad for home series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan as selectors firm up plans for next year’s World Cup on home soil.
Australia will invest A$150 million ($101 million) in its companies and technology to help US President Donald Trump’s bid for a moon landing by 2024 and subsequent US missions to Mars, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said over the weekend.
The leaders of Fiji and Australia agreed to boost bilateral ties Monday as they sought to smooth relations following a highly publicised clash over climate change at a Pacific summit last month.
Australia’s media turns the praise up to 11 as they basked in Tim Paine’s side.
Australia has ordered internet service providers to block access to eight websites still showing footage of deadly attacks on two mosques in New Zealand earlier this year.
Australia has met its 2020 target for generating electricity from large-scale renewable energy a year ahead of plan, the country’s clean energy regulator said on Wednesday, even as wind and solar investment has slowed.
The Australian government has declined a request from Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape, to financially assist the South Pacific nation through “direct budget support”.
Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday.
Australia is the world’s third-largest emissions exporter, with more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide shipped abroad each year in the form of coal and liquefied natural gas, a think tank study showed Monday.
Australia’s opposition leader calls for a debate about “appropriate population growth”.
Four British men were arrested in Australia and New Zealand in an international drugs sting that netted a record haul of potent MDMA, Australian police said Wednesday.
Australia on Monday ruled out hosting ground-based US missiles after talks with Washington’s top defence and diplomatic officials.
Astronomers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have compared a site in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) where they will launch rockets from 2020 to Mars.
Australia’s peak anti-doping authority has defended its use of “confidentiality agreements” to suppress details of doping cases amid a storm of criticism over the handling of swimmer Shayna Jack’s failed drug test.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has led the governing Liberal-National party (LNP) coalition to its best opinion poll position in almost four years.
Cambodia’s under 15 national football team began their AFF Under-15 Boys Championship campaign with a 3-1 loss to Australia in the opening game of their group B match in Chonburi, Thailand.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday announced a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s public service.
Australia’s first-up thrashing by a second-string South Africa side in the Rugby Championship on Saturday has triggered alarm bells at home but scrumhalf Nic White has said all the Wallabies’ ills can be fixed within a week.