Alcohol limited in Australian town due to violence
An outback Australian town has re-imposed a controversial policy directed at Aboriginal communities that restricts the sale of alcohol.
January 25, 2023 7:29 am
Morrison endures the Robodebt witness box
Scott Morrison will forever be known as “the bulldozer”, and he lived up to his self-description at the Robodebt royal commission this week.
December 16, 2022 1:00 pm
Climate activist's jailing ignites row in Australia
For 28 minutes in April, Deanna “Violet” Coco blocked a single lane of rush hour traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, calling for greater action on climate change.
December 9, 2022 5:35 am
Cruise ship with 800 COVID-positive passengers docks in Sydney
A cruise ship with hundreds of COVID-positive passengers docked in Sydney, Australia, after being hit by a wave of infections.
November 14, 2022 9:17 am
Toyah Cordingley: Will reward help find her killer?
A long, beautiful stretch of sand in Australia’s tropical far north, Wangetti Beach, was Toyah Cordingley’s favourite beach.
November 12, 2022 9:45 am
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.