Australia should hold a public inquiry into abuse at a prestigious military academy, a long-awaited report into disturbing mistreatment within the defense force found Wednesday.
A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.
More than 400 jobs could be lost at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the head of the organization said Monday, after the government cut funding.
Thousands of rapturous supporters Monday flocked to hear a public address by Narendra Modi on the first visit by an Indian prime minister to Australia in 28 years, many declaring their love for him.
Australia arranged a warm and fuzzy welcome for the world's most powerful leaders at this weekend's G-20 summit with a campaign dubbed “koala diplomacy,” in which top politicians cuddled the shy native marsupials.
The world's most powerful economies urge “strong and effective action” on climate change, catapulting the issue up the G-20 agenda in a new boost for campaigners after a surprising Sino-U.S. breakthrough.
Australia said Thursday it will ban the dumping of dredging waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef as environmentalists called for the government to go further and commit to a total halt.
Global growth is the buzzword for this weekend's summit of leaders from the 20 biggest industrialized and developing economies and there are high expectations the gathering will deliver an ambitious plan to boost the world's GDP by more than US$2 trillion.
Australia unveiled its newest national park, Everlasting Swamp, on Wednesday as thousands of delegates gathered in Sydney for the start of the once-in-a-decade World Parks Congress.
Australia Tuesday pledged AU$6 million (US$5.2 million) to the fight against illegal logging as top officials and conservationists met in Sydney for the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit.1 Comment