China has scolded Australia over its plan to ban foreign interference in politics — an effort motivated in part because of China’s global political influence.
A leading opponent of marriage equality says Australia’s Parliament will legalize gay marriage this week despite some lawmakers’ concerns about whether Australian cake makers should have to cater for same-sex weddings.
Australia will ban foreign interference in its politics, motivated largely by Russia’s alleged involvement in last year’s U.S. election and China’s growing influence on world politics.
Australia’s Parliament has started debating a bill that could legalize gay marriage across the country, with one lawmaker taking the opportunity to propose to his gay partner.
Australia’s government has tightened its tenuous grip on power with the former deputy prime minister’s re-election to Parliament five weeks after he was thrown out for breaching the constitution.
The world’s biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, delivering on a promise by Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk.
Almost three decades after an American’s body was found at the bottom of a Sydney cliff in what was initially ruled a suicide, a judge in Australia has unlocked the mystery of what happened to him.
A judge has ruled an American’s fatal fall off a Sydney cliff nearly three decades ago was a gay hate crime.
The Australian government has bowed to growing pressure by announcing a high-level inquiry into misconduct in Australia’s financial sector.
Australia’s prime minister says he is discussing with his government how to help thousands of Australian holidaymakers stranded by volcanic smoke on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
An official says Tesla Inc. chief executive Eon Musk is on track to deliver on a promise to build the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in the Australian Outback within 100 days.
Australian police have arrested a man accused of planning a mass shooting for New Year’s Eve in a crowded Melbourne square, officials said on Tuesday.
Sri Lankan police say they’ve arrested 22 people who were attempting to illegally migrate to Australia by boat.
The Latest on Papua New Guinea’s efforts to remove asylum seekers from a decommissioned camp (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Papua New Guinea authorities say they have relocated the last asylum seekers who had refused for three weeks to leave a decommissioned immigration camp for fear of facing violence elsewhere.
China has urged Australia to refrain from making “irresponsible remarks” after Canberra issued a foreign policy paper citing security risks in the disputed South China Sea caused by Beijing’s activities there.
Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed.
A dozen celebrated Australians have sent an open letter to the government warning that asylum seekers could die at a decommissioned immigration camp where food, water power and medical care were cut off more than three weeks ago.
An Australian senator who is British by descent has become the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government.
A British sailor on one of the world’s toughest yacht races died Saturday after he was swept overboard in rough seas, officials said.
Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitar player and founding member of heavy metal legends AC/DC, has died, according to reports. He was 64.