Australians are becoming key players in the successful “social media wars” being waged from Iraq and Syria, increasingly acting as “English-language Islamic extremist propagandists,” the country's spy chief has warned.
Climate change remains the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef and the outlook for the natural wonder is “poor,” an Australian government report has warned.
The United States stressed Tuesday it welcomes the rise of China and wants to work constructively with Beijing as it signed a deal to deploy 2,500 Marines to Australia as part of its “rebalance” to Asia.
An “enormous” class action over credit card late fees charged by financial institutions, including Citibank and Westpac, on behalf on all their customers was filed in an Australian court Tuesday.
A shocking image of what is believed to be the young son of an Australian man holding a decapitated head in Syria shows how barbaric the Islamic State “terrorist army” is, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday.2 Comments
A young man died Sunday after collapsing near the finish line of Sydney's biggest road race, which saw 80,000 participants run from the city to Bondi Beach, Australian authorities said.
Australia is preparing to tighten sanctions on Russia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday as he warned President Vladimir Putin against sending his troops into Ukraine.
Australian authorities were Wednesday investigating the father at the center of a Thai surrogate baby scandal who was exposed as a convicted pedophile, to determine whether his young daughter is at risk.
alia's unemployment rate spiked to a 12-year high of 6.4 percent in July, data showed Thursday, lowering expectations of a near-term hike in interest rates as the economy shows signs of weakness.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday defended tough new terror laws under which digital data will be retained for up to two years, denying it is an invasion of privacy.
A Dutch firm will conduct a deep-water search in the Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 from September, Australia said on Wednesday, expressing “cautious optimism” that the plane will be found.
Australia's government is considering intervening in the case of a baby with Down Syndrome who was left with a Thai surrogate mother by his Australian biological parents, with a minister saying Monday that the child might be entitled to Australian citizenship.
Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison Sunday disputed claims of a cover-up of mental health problems at offshore asylum-seeker camps, saying there were “always two sets of versions of what has occurred.”
Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Sunday a question of “moral responsibility” should determine the fate of a baby born with Down Syndrome, reportedly abandoned by an Australian couple with its surrogate mother in Thailand.