Australia criticised for TV drama diplomacy
Australia has been told it should not send low-brow TV dramas and reality shows to the Pacific, but find out what the region really wants.
May 28, 2020 2:54 pm
Elaphrosaur: Rare dinosaur identified in Australia
A fossil unearthed in Australia by a volunteer digger has been identified as a rare, toothless dinosaur that roamed the country 110 million years ago.
May 19, 2020 10:28 am
Ten arrested in protest against Victoria’s Covid-19 lockdown laws
Ten people in Melbourne were arrested yesterday at a protest outside the Victoria state parliament against the lockdown, vaccinations and the 5G network.
May 11, 2020 1:46 pm
Australia to ease COVID-19 curbs in three stages, targets July for full removal
Australia will ease social distancing restrictions implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus in a three-step process.
May 8, 2020 3:38 pm
Australia links COVID-19 outbreak in remote south to Carnival Corp cruise ship
A coronavirus outbreak in Australia’s remote southern island state of Tasmania likely originated from the Ruby Princess cruise ship.
April 30, 2020 3:54 pm
Australia's chance to shift to green energy
The COVID-19 pandemic is a “huge opportunity” to fast-track Australia’s shift towards more renewable energy, climate scientists have told the BBC.
April 28, 2020 10:53 am
Increase in reports of COVID-19 related racist attacks in Queensland
Australian authorities say they are disappointed about reports of racist attacks in Queensland amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 15, 2020 4:28 pm
Morrison calls for schools to stay open
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has taken to social media to ask the nation’s teachers to keep classrooms open, especially for the children of essential workers who cannot be effectively home schooled.
April 15, 2020 7:52 am
5,000 people in Tasmania forced to quarantine
The Australian state of Tasmania has closed down two hospitals after a number of infections were found to be linked to them.
April 13, 2020 4:30 pm
Half of 88 Ruby Princess crew members tested return positive results
Dr Chant said 88 Ruby Princess crew members showing mild respiratory symptoms had been tested for coronavirus, and 44 tested positive.
April 11, 2020 11:53 am
Qld Police move people off Gold Coast beach near packed surf break
Queensland Police have been forced to move a number of people off the beach at Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast.
April 10, 2020 3:48 pm
Two new COVID-19 deaths in NSW, as 13 hotspots named
The COVID-19 death toll in NSW has risen by two, as a number of Sydney beach suburbs and state coastal towns were pinpointed as troublesome coronavirus hotspots.