Australian man killed by kangaroo he kept as pet

An Australian man has died after being attacked by a kangaroo he had been keeping as a pet, police say.

September 13, 2022 3:20 pm


Australia: Permanent migration cap raised for first time in decade

Australia is raising its cap on permanent migration for the first time in a decade to help fill massive workforce shortages.

September 2, 2022 6:58 pm


Massive Sydney drug bust sees 750kg of meth seized

Three men are accused of being part of a criminal syndicate that imported almost 750 kilograms of methamphetamine in shipping containers into Sydney.

August 18, 2022 1:00 pm


Australians in hospital with COVID hit new record

About 5,450 Australians are in hospital with COVID-19 amid the spread of highly contagious new Omicron sub-variants.

July 27, 2022 11:00 am


Australians urged to work from home as winter Omicron wave swamps hospitals

Australians admitted to hospitals from COVID-19 neared record levels on Wednesday as authorities urged businesses to let staff work from home.

July 20, 2022 2:15 pm


Australia's environment in 'shocking' decline

Australia’s environment is in a “shocking” state and faces further decline from amplifying threats, according to an anticipated report.

July 19, 2022 3:10 pm


Nasa launches first rocket from Australian commercial spaceport

An unassuming patch of red dirt in remote Australia has made history as the site of Nasa’s first rocket launch from a commercial spaceport outside the US.

June 27, 2022 5:21 pm


Australia to pay $585m settlement to French firm

Australia has announced a €555m ($585m; £475m) settlement with France’s Naval Group as compensation for scuppering a submarine contract with Paris.

June 12, 2022 3:22 am


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

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