Australian attorney general denies rape allegation
Australia’s Attorney-General Christian Porter has identified himself as the cabinet minister at the centre of a rape accusation – an allegation he strongly denies.
March 3, 2021 4:34 pm
Scott Morrison under pressure to stand aside senior cabinet minister accused of rape
Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, is facing mounting calls to stand aside a senior cabinet minister accused of raping a woman before entering politics.
March 1, 2021 1:40 pm
Australian state of Victoria to ban single-use plastics
Disposable plastic straws, cutlery and containers will soon be banned in Victoria in a state government crackdown on single-use plastics.
February 27, 2021 5:30 pm
Missing fraud suspect's foot found on Australian beach
Australian police say they have found the partial remains of a fraud suspect who vanished from her Sydney home four months ago.
February 26, 2021 5:54 pm
Australia passes law to make Google and Facebook pay for news
Australia has passed a world-first law aimed at making Google and Facebook pay for news content on their platforms.
February 25, 2021 12:42 pm
Australian Open fans criticised for 'booing vaccine'
Australia’s government has criticised fans at the Australian Open tennis final after some loudly booed the mention of a Covid-19 vaccine rollout.
February 22, 2021 2:22 pm
Anti-vaccination protests held in Australia ahead of rollout
Anti-vaccination protesters have gathered across Australia ahead of the launch of the country’s coronavirus inoculation programme.
February 21, 2021 7:13 am
Victoria officials chasing down 150 airline passengers from NZ
Victoria state officials are chasing down 150 passengers who arrived in Melbourne yesterday on a flight from New Zealand to ensure they get tested for COVID-19.
February 15, 2021 12:51 pm
More than 80 homes destroyed in Perth bushfire
The number of homes destroyed by an out-of-control bushfire in Perth’s northeast has been revised.
February 5, 2021 6:28 am
Bushfire threatens locked-down Australian city
A bushfire raging outside the city of Perth has forced nearby residents to evacuate, as the city remains in a coronavirus lockdown.
February 3, 2021 6:49 am
Australian city of Perth goes into snap lockdown after guard tests positive
The Australian city of Perth has begun a snap five-day lockdown after a security guard working at a quarantine hotel tested positive for coronavirus.
February 1, 2021 9:46 am
Australian states to reopen to Sydney
Two Australian states will reopen their borders to New South Wales (NSW) after it managed to control a COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney.