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.

June 27, 2022 5:21 pm

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