Three alleged Islamic State supporters arrested in Sydney, accused of terror plot
Three alleged Islamic State supporters are in police custody following dramatic police raids on homes in Sydney’s south-west on Tuesday morning.
July 2, 2019 3:45 pm
Australian student arrested in North Korea, reports say
Australia says it is urgently seeking clarification of reports an Australian man has been detained in North Korea.
June 27, 2019 3:10 pm
Sperm donor is child's legal father, Australian court rules
An Australian sperm donor is the legal father of an 11-year-old girl after being actively involved in her life, Australia’s top court has found.
June 19, 2019 4:47 pm
Men shot by Australian police known to counter-terrorism officers
The brothers shot by police during a confrontation in Victoria’s north-east were of interest to counter-terrorism investigators.
June 13, 2019 12:30 pm
PM is the fifth highest paid leader in the world
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is the fifth highest paid leader in the world, ahead of other high-profile figures like German Chancellor Theresa May and Vladimir Putin.
June 7, 2019 2:03 pm
Prosecutors defend 'unimpeachable' verdict
Australian prosecutors are arguing that Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for child sexual abuse is “unimpeachable”, on the final day of his appeal hearing.
June 6, 2019 3:53 pm
Australia police search headquarters of ABC
Australian police have raided the headquarters of the country’s public broadcaster ABC.
June 5, 2019 5:50 pm
Big payout over US jail dehydration death
The family of a US man who died of dehydration while in jail will receive $6.75m (£6m) from Milwaukee County and a private company that ran inmate care.
May 30, 2019 4:04 pm
Australian jailed for UK backpacker's kidnap and rape ordeal
An Australian man who raped a British backpacker during a month-long kidnapping ordeal in outback Queensland has been jailed for 10 years.
May 29, 2019 12:26 pm
Ken Wyatt: Australia's first indigenous cabinet minister
Ken Wyatt was chosen this week to be Australia’s minister for indigenous Australians, the first Aboriginal person ever to hold the role.
May 28, 2019 1:20 pm
Morrison's coalition close to shock majority
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is close to securing a majority government as the election’s final results are being counted.
May 20, 2019 12:52 pm
Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters
The Chinese diaspora in Australia, long regarded as a politically apathetic ethnic minority, are being wooed like never before by political parties for next week’s general election.