Albanese sworn in as Australia's new prime minister

Anthony Albanese has been sworn in as Australia’s 31st prime minister, as his incoming Labor government takes power after almost a decade of Coalition rule.

May 23, 2022 10:30 am


Labor is projected to win 2022 federal election

Anthony Albanese will return Labor from the political wilderness to government, seizing power from the Coalition after it has been almost a decade in office.

May 22, 2022 1:00 pm


Anthony Albanese makes history with 2022 federal election victory

With a one-in-100 year pandemic and devastating natural disasters setting the backdrop, the 2022 federal election is historic for a variety of reasons.

May 22, 2022 7:30 am


Scott Morrison lost the election as Anthony Albanese triumphs in a sea of teal

Australian politics has experienced a seismic and profound shift.

May 22, 2022 7:00 am


From public housing to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

The son of a single mother, born into a life in public housing, Anthony Albanese has achieved a long-held ambition of becoming Prime Minister.

May 22, 2022 6:50 am


Monkeypox cases investigated in Australia

A probable case of monkeypox has been identified in Australia as cases continue to spread worldwide.

May 20, 2022 5:33 pm


Australian federal election confirmed for May 21

Australians will go to the polls for a federal election on May 21 following a six-week campaign, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

April 10, 2022 3:22 pm


Toyota class-action bill could reach $2b over impacted Hilux, Fortuner and Prado vehicles

Toyota could be forced to pay out thousands of Australian customers who were sold cars with faulty engine filters to the tune of $2 billion after the auto giant lost a class action lawsuit.

April 8, 2022 10:00 am


Australian journalist on trial in China for spy charge

A Beijing court is holding a closed-door trial for Australian journalist and former TV anchor Cheng Lei, in a high-profile diplomatic case.

April 1, 2022 3:05 am


Around 27,000 people in NSW affected by flood evacuation orders

The NSW State Emergency Service’s assistant commissioner, Nicole Hogan, has fronted ABC News Breakfast.

March 31, 2022 6:30 am


Australia moving to scrap close-contact quarantine

The national cabinet in Australia is moving to scrap quarantine requirements for all close contacts of Covid-19 cases as soon as possible as well as to transition away from PCR testing.

March 12, 2022 8:58 am


Western Australia: Isolated state reopens two years into the pandemic

Western Australia has reopened its borders nearly two years after first sealing them to international visitors and other Australians because of the coronavirus pandemic.

March 4, 2022 8:40 am

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