• Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019
  • Last Update : 10:24 pm
Infographic: Australia battles 'catastrophic'...

Infographic: Australia battles 'catastrophic'...

Oceania

Tue, Nov 12 2019

The city of Sydney is facing a 'catastrophic' bushfire threat for the first time since new fire...

New blazes break out as Australians...

New blazes break out as Australians...

Oceania

Tue, Nov 12 2019

Blazes have been spurred by extremely dry conditions after three years of drought in parts of NSW and...

Sydney region faces 'catastrophic' bushfire...

Sydney region faces 'catastrophic' bushfire...

Oceania

Mon, Nov 11 2019

More than 350 schools will be closed, a broad fire ban has been put in place and the military is providing...

Australia bushfires leave 3 dead, 150...

Australia bushfires leave 3 dead, 150...

Oceania

Sat, Nov 9 2019

Emergency services said they found the remains of one person in a car and another woman died despite...

'Uncharted territory' as bushfires rage...

'Uncharted territory' as bushfires rage...

Oceania

Fri, Nov 8 2019

So far there have been no reports of fatalities, although there were reports of buildings set alight...

Hundreds of rare koalas feared dead...

Hundreds of rare koalas feared dead...

Oceania

Wed, Oct 30 2019

A bushfire believed to have been sparked by a lightning strike on Saturday some 400km north of Sydney...

Australian newspapers redact front pages...

Australian newspapers redact front pages...

Oceania

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Australia has no constitutional safeguards for free speech, although the government added a provision...

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives...

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives...

Oceania

Mon, Oct 21 2019

Just 49 people travelled on the Boeing 787-9 to minimize the weight on board and give the plane sufficient...

Iraqi charged in Australia over deadly...

Iraqi charged in Australia over deadly...

Oceania

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Maythem Radhi, 43, was arrested at Brisbane airport late Friday after being extradited from New Zealand...

Australia denies extradition of Iranian...

Australia denies extradition of Iranian...

Oceania

Sun, Oct 6 2019

The statement came hours after Iran had agreed to free an Australian couple from a Tehran prison who...

Australian bloggers held in Iran return...

Australian bloggers held in Iran return...

Oceania

Sat, Oct 5 2019

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said they were released after "very sensitive negotiations"...

Australia rejects UN call to release...

Australia rejects UN call to release...

Oceania

Wed, Oct 2 2019

The family of four has been held at the Christmas Island detention facility for the past month while...

'Do your jobs': Striking students demand...

'Do your jobs': Striking students demand...

Oceania

Fri, Sep 20 2019

The protest movement is putting increasing pressure on both governments and companies to respond

Skin-crawling discovery: 'body farm'...

Skin-crawling discovery: 'body farm'...

Oceania

Fri, Sep 13 2019

Officially known as the Australian Facility for Taphonomic Experimental Research (AFTER), the farm is...

New Zealand tightens gun laws again...

New Zealand tightens gun laws again...

Oceania

Fri, Sep 13 2019

Under the new legislation, a registry will be set up that is designed to track ownership of every legally...

Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat...

Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 2 2019

Asylum-seekers who reach Australia are sent to Australian-run detention camps in Papua New Guinea and...

'Let them stay': Aussies rally against...

'Let them stay': Aussies rally against...

Oceania

Sun, Sep 1 2019

In Melbourne, where the family spent almost 18 months in detention, up to a thousand people turned out,...

Knife-wielding man goes on Sydney rampage,...

Knife-wielding man goes on Sydney rampage,...

Oceania

Tue, Aug 13 2019

A 21-year-old woman was found dead in an apartment building and a second woman, 41, was taken to hospital...

Evidence of 'Herculean' parrot found...

Evidence of 'Herculean' parrot found...

Oceania

Wed, Aug 7 2019

The parrot has been named Heracles inexpectatus to reflect its Herculean size and strength -- and the...

Australia to 'lift veil' on Facebook,...

Australia to 'lift veil' on Facebook,...

Oceania

Fri, Jul 26 2019

The move tightens the regulatory screws on the online platforms

10,000 guns, parts handed over in New...

10,000 guns, parts handed over in New...

Oceania

Sun, Jul 21 2019

The buy-back comes four months after a lone gunman with semi-automatic weapons attacked Muslims attending...