Thousands rally in Australian capitals to demand gender violence justice

Violence against women is an “epidemic” in Australia, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Saturday, as thousands attended rallies in Sydney and other major Australian cities urging tougher laws on gendered violence.

April 27, 2024 5:57 pm


Stabbing at Wakeley church a terror incident, Australian police say

A knife attack during a service at an Assyrian church in Sydney was a terrorist act motivated by suspected religious extremism, Australian police said.

April 16, 2024 11:11 am


Australia church stabbing: bishop wounded, 15-year-old arrested

At least four people were wounded, including a bishop with a global online following, in a knife attack during a service at a church in a suburb of Sydney yesterday, police and witnesses said, triggering clashes between angry residents and police.

April 16, 2024 6:35 am


'Obvious' Sydney killer targeted women - Australian police

The man who went on a stabbing rampage in a Sydney shopping centre appears to have targeted women, police say.

April 15, 2024 10:50 am


All six victims and attacker named, motive investigated

One of the victims of the Sydney mall stabbing rampage was on the phone to her boyfriend when the attack happened.

April 15, 2024 10:41 am


Sydney knife attacker had mental health issues

The man who fatally stabbed six people in Sydney had mental health issues in the past.

April 15, 2024 9:00 am


Sydney knife attacker identified

A knife-wielding man who killed six people in a Sydney shopping centre before being shot dead has been identified by Australian police.

April 14, 2024 12:46 pm


Sydney stabbing that killed 6 was not an ideological attack

Sydney police on Sunday ruled out terror or ideology as a motive after a man killed six people in a random stabbing attack on Saturday in one of the city’s busiest shopping centres.

April 14, 2024 11:22 am


5 dead, suspect killed in attack at major shopping mall

Crowds in Australia have fled a Sydney shopping mall near Bondi Beach and police have confirmed that at least five people have been killed.

April 13, 2024 8:02 pm


More than 150 rescued from floods in eastern Australia

Australian authorities on Saturday said 152 people had been rescued from floodwaters in the eastern state of New South Wales after torrential rains sparked warnings for residents to move to higher ground.

April 7, 2024 12:07 pm


Australia's north braces for Tropical Cyclone Megan

Residents in parts of Australia’s Northern Territory and Queensland state were urged on Sunday to prepare for a tropical cyclone that is forecast to make landfall in coming days.

March 17, 2024 4:23 pm


Australia PM vows to introduce bill to reshape tax cuts within weeks

Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said his centre-left government would soon legislate changes to planned tax cuts.

January 27, 2024 11:23 am

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