Australia

Country Australia
Capital Canberra
Continent Australia-Oceania
Currency Australian dollar(AUD)
Languages English

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Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name of Great Britain. Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries; they federated and became the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. The new country took advantage of its natural resources to rapidly develop agricultural and manufacturing industries and to make a major contribution to the British effort in World Wars I and II. In recent decades, Australia has transformed itself into an internationally competitive, advanced market economy. It boasted one of the OECD's fastest growing economies during the 1990s, a performance due in large part to economic reforms adopted in the 1980s. Long-term concerns include climate-change issues such as the depletion of the ozone layer and more frequent droughts, and management and conservation of coastal areas, especially the Great Barrier Reef.

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Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens - The GuardianIran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens  The Guardian

Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King's Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last week.



Military contractors are spending tens of thousands on gifts to Australian officials - The GuardianMilitary contractors are spending tens of thousands on gifts to Australian officials  The Guardian

Internal log reveals gifts range from branded pens to expensive dinners and sponsorships worth more than $10000.



Abortion bill faces resistance in Australia's New South Wales - Aljazeera.comAbortion bill faces resistance in Australia's New South Wales  Aljazeera.com

State's upper house drags feet in passing law legalising abortion despite an overwhelming 75-percent support by voters.



Coalition rejects changes to visa cancellation bill - The GuardianCoalition rejects changes to visa cancellation bill  The Guardian

Labor says it will support bill if it doesn't apply retrospectively, exempts low-level offences and gives special consideration to New Zealanders.



Australia refuses to rule out handing over Sydney lawyer who advocates for West Papuans to Indonesia - The GuardianAustralia refuses to rule out handing over Sydney lawyer who advocates for West Papuans to Indonesia  The Guardian

Dfat says Interpol red notice for arrest of Veronica Koman is a matter for Australian federal police.



Essential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care - The GuardianEssential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care  The Guardian

Voters continue to back Scott Morrison post-election and are still coming to terms with Anthony Albanese, survey shows.



Why Do Australian Airlines Want Haneda’s New Slots? - Simple FlyingWhy Do Australian Airlines Want Haneda’s New Slots?  Simple Flying

There was a ripple of interest when Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism opened up four slot pairs at Haneda Airport for flights to ...



Geraldton shooting: Indigenous woman dies after being shot by police in Western Australia - The GuardianGeraldton shooting: Indigenous woman dies after being shot by police in Western Australia  The Guardian

Twenty-nine-year-old shot at a home as WA police attend 'an incident at the address'



The threat of varroa mite is real. But these Australian beekeepers are ready to face it - ABC NewsThe threat of varroa mite is real. But these Australian beekeepers are ready to face it  ABC News

Australia is the last inhabited continent on Earth that is free of the varroa mite, a parasite which has crippled honey bees everywhere it has taken hold. The threat ...



Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues - The GuardianAustralians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues  The Guardian

New survey finds almost 80% support CEOs having a say, but more than half believe when they do, it is out of self-interest. Ben Butler. Sun 15 Sep 2019 14.00 ...



Iran confirms detention of three Australian citizens, accuses one of spying - ABC NewsIran confirms detention of three Australian citizens, accuses one of spying  ABC News

Iranian authorities have now confirmed the nation is detaining three Australians, with one of them accused of spying for a third country.



Gladys Liu: The row over a trailblazing Chinese-Australian MP - BBC NewsGladys Liu: The row over a trailblazing Chinese-Australian MP  BBC News

As Australia increasingly debates China's influence on its society, a new MP is facing damaging questions over her past links to Beijing-associated groups.



It's cheap to visit Australia right now, but the world economy is suffocating our tourism | Greg Jericho - The GuardianIt's cheap to visit Australia right now, but the world economy is suffocating our tourism | Greg Jericho  The Guardian

Even though US bond yields are getting better, Brexit and Trump's trade war with China are making our biggest tourism markets suffer.



Petrol prices: Saudi Arabia drone attack to hike prices in Australia - NEWS.com.auPetrol prices: Saudi Arabia drone attack to hike prices in Australia  NEWS.com.au

Big explosions in Saudi Arabia made front page news this week as they took out a major chunk of the world's oil production. The interruption to supply saw the ...



Fires devastating Australia's east coast have arrived unusually early - New Scientist NewsFires devastating Australia's east coast have arrived unusually early  New Scientist News

Fires devastating Australia's east coast have arrived uncharacteristically early this year. It is only just spring and so this may be an ominous sign of more trouble ...



Ashes 2019 | Australia Will Look at Ashes as Series of Missed Opportunities: Ponting - News18Ashes 2019 | Australia Will Look at Ashes as Series of Missed Opportunities: Ponting  News18

Even as Australia retained the Ashes, Ricky Ponting said that 2-2 was not an accurate representation and believed Australia were by far the better team.



Josh Frydenberg overruled department to block Lord Howe Island wind turbines - The GuardianJosh Frydenberg overruled department to block Lord Howe Island wind turbines  The Guardian

Exclusive: FOI documents reveal former environment minister took action despite support from islanders.



Brexit news latest: Australia to begin trade talks with UK 'as soon as possible' - Evening StandardBrexit news latest: Australia to begin trade talks with UK 'as soon as possible'  Evening Standard

Australia is set to begin trade talks with the UK “as soon as possible” after Brexit, the government has said. The Department for International Trade confirmed that ...



This is what climate change looks like in Australia – in pictures - The GuardianThis is what climate change looks like in Australia – in pictures  The Guardian

These images show the devastating effects of more frequent and severe weather events on the continent's ecosystems and wildlife.



Australian man dies after attack by a swooping magpie - CNN InternationalAustralian man dies after attack by a swooping magpie  CNN International

A 76-year-old cyclist died in Australia after being startled by a swooping magpie, according to CNN affiliate Seven News.



Australia has been caught napping with just 28 days of its emergency oil left – now it might be forced to strike a deal with Trump - Business Insider AustraliaAustralia has been caught napping with just 28 days of its emergency oil left – now it might be forced to strike a deal with Trump  Business Insider Australia

The strike over the weekend on two major refineries in Saudi Arabia immediately wiped out 5% of the world's oil production – and it's Australia which could be ...



Two seasons in 24 hours: snow in Canberra after 25C day - The GuardianTwo seasons in 24 hours: snow in Canberra after 25C day  The Guardian

Cold front brings snow to hills surrounding capital and Parliament House, as well as to NSW's Goulburn and Tarago.



Fire at Australia lab causes 100 containers of cattle semen worth thousands to explode - Fox NewsFire at Australia lab causes 100 containers of cattle semen worth thousands to explode  Fox News

A building in Australia that houses a cattle breeding laboratory was destroyed by a fire that wiped out more than 100 cryogenic cylinders filled with semen, ...



How other countries get parents to vaccinate their kids (and what Australia can learn) - The Conversation AUHow other countries get parents to vaccinate their kids (and what Australia can learn)  The Conversation AU

Countries around the world, including Australia, are using different ways to get parents to vaccinate their children. Our new research, published this week in the ...



Cricket.com.au's combined Australia-England Ashes XI - cricket.com.auCricket.com.au's combined Australia-England Ashes XI  cricket.com.au

Six Australians and five Englishmen make up cricket.com.au's best XI from the 2019 Ashes series.



Australia seal women's T20 series with nine-wicket win over West Indies - The GuardianAustralia seal women's T20 series with nine-wicket win over West Indies  The Guardian

Australia's winning run in the Caribbean showed no sign of abating after a comfortable nine-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 that secured the three-match ...



Australian intelligence reportedly concluded China behind election hack - Business InsiderAustralian intelligence reportedly concluded China behind election hack  Business Insider

Australian intelligence concluded that China was behind a massive cyberattack on its parliament, Reuters reported, citing a classified report by the government ...



Canada spy scandal: Trudeau reassures Australia and Five Eyes allies - 9NewsCanada spy scandal: Trudeau reassures Australia and Five Eyes allies  9News

There are fears secret intelligence activities are in danger after the arrest of a top Canadian law officer.



Inside the Kaufland stores set to shake up retail in Australia - 9NewsInside the Kaufland stores set to shake up retail in Australia  9News

The stores are said to be a cross between a Coles or Woolworths, Kmart and JB Hi-Fi all in one.



FDA takes first action under new international collaboration with Australia and Canada designed to provide a framework for concurrent review of cancer therapies, approving treatment for patients with endometrial carcinoma - FDA.govFDA takes first action under new international collaboration with Australia and Canada designed to provide a framework for concurrent review of cancer therapies, approving treatment for patients with endometrial carcinoma  FDA.gov

Project Orbis provides a framework for concurrent submission and review of oncology drugs among its international partners. Under this project, the FDA, ...



Australian woman seriously injured in Bali car crash - 9NewsAustralian woman seriously injured in Bali car crash  9News

An Australian woman has been seriously injured in a frightening Bali car crash.



Morning mail: NSW Libs spill, Brexit farce, bonus culture unchecked - The GuardianMorning mail: NSW Libs spill, Brexit farce, bonus culture unchecked  The Guardian

Tuesday: Gladys Berejiklian faces a leadership challenge over abortion legislation. Plus, prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns.



Drone Footage Shows Large Shark Approaching Oblivious Surfer in Australia - NewsweekDrone Footage Shows Large Shark Approaching Oblivious Surfer in Australia  Newsweek

A resourceful drone operator in Australia put his device's speaker technology to good use last weekend, using it to warn a surfer about an approaching shark.



Two companies to square off for Australia's $10 billion infantry fighting vehicle program - DefenseNews.comTwo companies to square off for Australia's $10 billion infantry fighting vehicle program  DefenseNews.com

The Australian government has narrowed the competition for the next phase of its infantry fighting vehicle program from four to two bidders.



Australia are slowly improving overseas - The RoarAustralia are slowly improving overseas  The Roar

For years, Australia were home-track bullies who went to water overseas. While they are by no means now a commanding side on foreign shores, they have ...



Australian CEO bonuses at near record highs despite royal commission - The GuardianAustralian CEO bonuses at near record highs despite royal commission  The Guardian

Australia's top chief executives continue to rake in hefty bonuses on top of their salaries, new analysis shows, despite last year's banking royal commission ...



Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia - The GuardianEnvironmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia  The Guardian

Joint submission calls nuclear 'a dangerous distraction' from real action on climate as Zali Steggall backs 2050 zero-emissions target.



Littleproud's gaffe and PM's reluctance only reinforce Australia's climate reputation - The GuardianLittleproud's gaffe and PM's reluctance only reinforce Australia's climate reputation  The Guardian

Most major players, including China, remain committed to the Paris process in a way Australia apparently is not. Adam Morton Environment editor.



Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia team guide | Sport - The GuardianRugby World Cup 2019: Australia team guide | Sport  The Guardian

The Wallabies are not to be underestimated as their head coach has moulded a side in his own abrasive, confrontational image. Bret Harris. Tue 17 Sep 2019 ...



Bali governor warns they'll 'send home' misbehaving Australian tourists - 7NEWSBali governor warns they'll 'send home' misbehaving Australian tourists  7NEWS

For decades, Australians have made Bali their home away from home, soaking up the sun and surf that made this Indonesian island an exotic destination while ...



Penny Wong scorns Liberals crying racism to defend Gladys Liu – politics live - The GuardianPenny Wong scorns Liberals crying racism to defend Gladys Liu – politics live  The Guardian

Senator labels government's response to Labor's questions about case 'shameful'. All the day's events, live.



'Creeping distrust': our anxiety over China's influence is hurting Chinese-Australians - The Conversation AU'Creeping distrust': our anxiety over China's influence is hurting Chinese-Australians  The Conversation AU

As the rhetoric around Chinese interference in Australia intensifies – most recently with the Gladys Liu allegations – Chinese-Australians have become ...



'I don't know how we come back from this': Australia's big dry sucks life from once-proud towns - The Guardian'I don't know how we come back from this': Australia's big dry sucks life from once-proud towns  The Guardian

Guardian Australia reports from three communities hard hit by one of the worst droughts in living memory.



‘Unprecedented’ attack creates huge risk for Australian oil supplies - The New Daily‘Unprecedented’ attack creates huge risk for Australian oil supplies  The New Daily

The weekend's drone attack on a key Saudi oil installation is an "unprecedented" attack that exposes Australia's vulnerability to a global oil shock.



Australia names academic held in Iran for almost a year - CNNAustralia names academic held in Iran for almost a year  CNN

The Australia government has identified the person who has been held in Iran for almost a year as university lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert.



Rugby World Cup – Australia profile: Full squad, head coach, key player, prediction and odds - The IndependentRugby World Cup – Australia profile: Full squad, head coach, key player, prediction and odds  The Independent

Australia have made the quarter-finals of every Rugby World Cup, but it is 20 years since they last lifted the Webb Ellis Cup. Beaten finalists last time around, ...



Australian Survivor finale live: Pia named 2019 winner, beating Baden - NEWS.com.auAustralian Survivor finale live: Pia named 2019 winner, beating Baden  NEWS.com.au

Pia Miranda has been crowned the winner of Australian Survivor 2019, scoring a clean sweep of votes following a brutal final challenge the actress compared to ...



Q&A: Sam Dastyari says Gladys Liu should quit parliament - The GuardianQ&A: Sam Dastyari says Gladys Liu should quit parliament  The Guardian

Former Labor senator says he's a 'symbol of the system being broken' as he calls for ban on all political donations.



'Passive' home more expensive to build but cheaper to run, achieves highest bushfire risk rating - ABC News'Passive' home more expensive to build but cheaper to run, achieves highest bushfire risk rating  ABC News

Australia's first passive house built to the highest bushfire rating has been unveiled in the midst of an early start to the bushfire season, as experts gather to ...



The nightmare of Australia's welfare system: 'At the push of a button, my working life was erased' - The GuardianThe nightmare of Australia's welfare system: 'At the push of a button, my working life was erased'  The Guardian

Six people recount their interactions with Centrelink and the government's welfare programs, which range from absurd to frustrating to insulting.



England vs Australia: From Stokes to Smith, concussions to captaincy, 27 things we learned from the Ashes - The IndependentEngland vs Australia: From Stokes to Smith, concussions to captaincy, 27 things we learned from the Ashes  The Independent

1) There's no such thing as a drawn Ashes series Naturally, there was a fair bit of derision as the Australians embarked on their celebratory lap of honour at The ...



Australia left with few diplomatic levers after three citizens detained in Iran - The GuardianAustralia left with few diplomatic levers after three citizens detained in Iran  The Guardian

Canberra's adherence to a hawkish US policy has undermined its ability to negotiate with the paranoid and sanctions-squeezed regime in Tehran.



Ben Morton doubles down on anti-business rhetoric - The Australian Financial ReviewBen Morton doubles down on anti-business rhetoric  The Australian Financial Review

The Morrison government has doubled down on its warning to business that the Coalition does not exist to represent corporate Australia but stands with ...



The record Powerball $150 million lotto draw can change your life — for better and worse - ABC NewsThe record Powerball $150 million lotto draw can change your life — for better and worse  ABC News

Australia's biggest ever lottery prize, a division one jackpot of $150 million, is up for grabs tomorrow, but if you are joining the throngs rushing to get a ticket be ...



Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial giants, scientists find - The GuardianAncient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial giants, scientists find  The Guardian

Researchers are building a picture of palorchestids, which had tapir-like skulls and large scimitar-like claws.



Australia's Cardinal Pell files final appeal against child sex abuse conviction - DW (English)Australia's Cardinal Pell files final appeal against child sex abuse conviction  DW (English)

Disgraced Australian Cardinal George Pell began his last-ditch attempt to have his conviction of child sex assault overturned on Tuesday. He has filed for his ...



Ashes 2019: Tattoo from Australian cricket fan on Reddit - NEWS.com.auAshes 2019: Tattoo from Australian cricket fan on Reddit  NEWS.com.au

An Aussie cricket supporter has followed through with an Ashes bet that backfired badly after Australia fell agonisingly short of a series win.



PM announces inquiry into family law system – as it happened - The GuardianPM announces inquiry into family law system – as it happened  The Guardian

Liberal MP Kevin Andrews will lead joint parliamentary inquiry into family court. Plus class action launched into Centrelink robodebt recovery.



NDDB, Amul oppose dairy import talks with New Zealand and Australia - Business StandardNDDB, Amul oppose dairy import talks with New Zealand and Australia  Business Standard

Amul, the country's biggest milk brand, and its parent, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), have reiterated their staunch opposition to import from ...



Fiji's PM Frank Bainimarama warns Australia needs to be 'more than good mates' to the Pacific - ABC NewsFiji's PM Frank Bainimarama warns Australia needs to be 'more than good mates' to the Pacific  ABC News

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has warned Australia must do more if it wants a stronger relationship with the Pacific, as the two countries signed a ...



PayID data breaches show Australia's banks need to be more vigilant to hacking - The Conversation AUPayID data breaches show Australia's banks need to be more vigilant to hacking  The Conversation AU

When we think of a bank robbery, we might imagine a safe with the door blown open. But nowadays it might be more accurate to picture criminals accessing our ...



Broken Heel Festival celebrates diversity and inclusion in outback and regional Australia - ABC NewsBroken Heel Festival celebrates diversity and inclusion in outback and regional Australia  ABC News

Twenty-five years since The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert shone a light on homophobia in the outback, the landscape has changed in regional ...



Rocket attack on Saudi oil facility impacting Australia’s oil reserves - NEWS.com.auRocket attack on Saudi oil facility impacting Australia’s oil reserves  NEWS.com.au

Australia's worst nightmare is unfolding in the Middle East. Decades of neglect have left us with just three weeks of fuel in the tank. Now, with attacks on Saudi oil ...



Frost and drought: Climate change hammering Australia's biggest tea plantation - ABC NewsFrost and drought: Climate change hammering Australia's biggest tea plantation  ABC News

The manager of Australia's best-known locally produced tea brand says there is a real shift in the climate on its plantations in Queensland's far north.



Hyundai Ute due in 2022 or 2023 with Australian input - CarAdviceHyundai Ute due in 2022 or 2023 with Australian input  CarAdvice

Hyundai is poised to add a vehicle that could catapult it from third place on the sales podium to second place outright behind market leader Toyota. The lack of a ...



Saudi oil attack highlights Australia’s vulnerability – and failure to embrace EVs - RenewEconomySaudi oil attack highlights Australia’s vulnerability – and failure to embrace EVs  RenewEconomy

Australia's dependence on imported oil – and federal government's ongoing failure to minimise this through renewable and EV policies – in spotlight, after ...



Survivor Australia: GoFundMe for Luke set to surpass Pia’s prize money - NEWS.com.auSurvivor Australia: GoFundMe for Luke set to surpass Pia’s prize money  NEWS.com.au

He may not have won bragging rights — but Survivor's Luke Toki is close to taking home the equivalent of the prize money anyway, thanks to a viral GoFundMe ...



New online test measures your likelihood of getting one of Australia's three big diseases - 7NEWSNew online test measures your likelihood of getting one of Australia's three big diseases  7NEWS

It's simple and potentially life-saving: a new test can predict your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and kidney disease over the next five years. The Risk ...



Telstra to launch eSim functionality on iPhone in Australia - 7NEWSTelstra to launch eSim functionality on iPhone in Australia  7NEWS

It's a common problem. You need to remove the SIM card in your phone – and the search begins for that special tool that you remember being tucked inside a ...



Australian politics live: Gladys Berejiklian leadership spill cancelled | news.com.au — Australia's #1 news site - NEWS.com.auAustralian politics live: Gladys Berejiklian leadership spill cancelled | news.com.au — Australia's #1 news site  NEWS.com.au

Welcome to another wonderful day of Australian politics. Highlights. 7h. 'Unbearable': Pauline Hanson's tears. 7h. Cormann to make statement on Liu. 6h.



Carrie Bickmore Order of Australia: The Project host shares that she lost her medal - NEWS.com.auCarrie Bickmore Order of Australia: The Project host shares that she lost her medal  NEWS.com.au

It was an immensely proud moment for Carrie Bickmore today as she formally received her hard-earned OAM medal … before promptly losing it in the carpark.



Google Home speakers can now make mobile calls, starting in Australia - EngadgetGoogle Home speakers can now make mobile calls, starting in Australia  Engadget

For two years, Google Home users have been able to place calls from their smart speakers using the built-in VoIP functionality. From today that function is avai...



Exclusive: Australian man wins court battle to reinstate place of birth on his passport - SBS NewsExclusive: Australian man wins court battle to reinstate place of birth on his passport  SBS News

Eberhard Frank, 79, has successfully sued the Australian government for the right to have 'Palestine' officially recorded as his place of birth after it was removed ...



New gay alliance for Rugby Australia no response to Folau saga - Fox SportsNew gay alliance for Rugby Australia no response to Folau saga  Fox Sports

Rugby Australia says it hopes to grow the number of gay rugby players in Australia and educate people about homophobia through a new alliance with a ...



Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust - The GuardianAlleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust  The Guardian

Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran aground.



Australia a classic study in how not to build a productive economy - Michael West NewsAustralia a classic study in how not to build a productive economy  Michael West News

Productivity has tanked under this Government and Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, is floundering. Result? Australia is providing a classic study in how not to build ...



Australian natural disasters minister's complete about face: 'I believe in climate science' - The GuardianAustralian natural disasters minister's complete about face: 'I believe in climate science'  The Guardian

David Littleproud's comments to parliament entirely at odds with earlier statement to Guardian Australia.



Solving Australia's opening dilemma - The RoarSolving Australia's opening dilemma  The Roar

There is a clear issue with the opening pair in the Australian Test cricket team. No Australian opening partnership scored higher than 18 runs and two of the ...



Hang Onto That Flint, 'Australian Survivor: All Stars' Is Landing In Early 2020 - Pedestrian TVHang Onto That Flint, 'Australian Survivor: All Stars' Is Landing In Early 2020  Pedestrian TV

Don't drop your buffs just yet, because 'Australian Survivor: All Stars' is officially headed to the island at the top end of 2020.



Queensland bushwalker rescued after crawling for two days with leg 'clean snapped in half' - The GuardianQueensland bushwalker rescued after crawling for two days with leg 'clean snapped in half'  The Guardian

Neil Parker said he had to 'carry his leg' after breaking it in a six-metre fall down a waterfall at Mount Nebo, north-west of Brisbane. Naaman Zhou and Australian ...



Three Australians, two of them dual British citizens, held in Iran - The GuardianThree Australians, two of them dual British citizens, held in Iran  The Guardian

Two British-Australian women believed to be in prison, while location of Australian man is unknown.



Calls for foreign driver's licence crackdown after second Chinese tourist dies on West Australian road - 9NewsCalls for foreign driver's licence crackdown after second Chinese tourist dies on West Australian road  9News

A deadly crash near a popular West Australian tourist attraction has sparked calls for a crackdown on forei...



Host Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail - The New York TimesHost Violent Content? In Australia, You Could Go to Jail  The New York Times

Australia has held itself up as a model for cracking down on violent extremist material online since the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand. But the limits to ...



Australia on track to reclaim Bali title - PerthNowAustralia on track to reclaim Bali title  PerthNow

Australia is on track to reclaim its crown of the most amount of arrivals in Bali, after China knocked the nation of its perch in 2018. Australian arrivals to Bali were ...



Six young Australians a day forced into nursing homes - The GuardianSix young Australians a day forced into nursing homes  The Guardian

Royal commission hears of plight of young Australians stuck in aged care.



Vale Kate Nolan - Golf AustraliaVale Kate Nolan  Golf Australia

The PGA of Australia, Australian Ladies Professional Golf and Golf Australia extend their deepest sympathies to the family of Kate Nolan, who passed away at ...



Cricket: Potentially all of Australia's Ashes squad will miss the start of the 50-over One Day Cup, which gets underway this Saturday. - Wide World of SportsCricket: Potentially all of Australia's Ashes squad will miss the start of the 50-over One Day Cup, which gets underway this Saturday.  Wide World of Sports

Cricket: Potentially all of Australia's Ashes squad will miss the start of the 50-over One Day Cup, which g...



Australia’s capital to be first city outside Europe to transition to 100% renewables - RenewEconomyAustralia’s capital to be first city outside Europe to transition to 100% renewables  RenewEconomy

ACT to become the first jurisdiction outside Europe to complete the switch from fossil fuel electricity to a grid powered completely by renewables.



I never thought I'd see the Australian rainforest burning. What will it take for us to wake up to the climate crisis? - The GuardianI never thought I'd see the Australian rainforest burning. What will it take for us to wake up to the climate crisis?  The Guardian

These days as a climate scientist, the line of separation between the research I do in my professional life and the events unfolding in the world at large is ...



Best beer guide: Poll declares Resch’s Australia’s favourite beer - NEWS.com.auBest beer guide: Poll declares Resch’s Australia’s favourite beer  NEWS.com.au

A surprising runaway winner has taken the crown for the nation's favourite beer in a news.com.au poll. After stoking fury with a list of my top five tipples, more ...



Australia fume after Fiba Basketball World Cup double-overtime defeat to Spain - The GuardianAustralia fume after Fiba Basketball World Cup double-overtime defeat to Spain  The Guardian

Australia were left to rue a missed golden opportunity at the end of regulation time as Spain reached the World Cup final.



Australian spring bushfires 'an omen' for summer season - BBC NewsAustralian spring bushfires 'an omen' for summer season  BBC News

More than 100 bushfires across two Australian states are raging in hot and windy conditions that officials warn are unprecedented this early in spring.



Chinese-Australian property investors stand to lose millions in collapse of apartment developer Ralan Group - ABC NewsChinese-Australian property investors stand to lose millions in collapse of apartment developer Ralan Group  ABC News

The collapse of property developer Ralan has left thousands of investors facing financial ruin, but there's more to the story than just a volatile property market.



Australia's fires an 'omen' of blazes to come - CNN InternationalAustralia's fires an 'omen' of blazes to come  CNN International

Australia is battling over 100 wildfires across two states, with authorities warning that the severe blazes are an "omen" of a brutal fire season to come.



Optus chosen to cover mobile black spots in remote Australia, sparking anger - ABC NewsOptus chosen to cover mobile black spots in remote Australia, sparking anger  ABC News

Locals in far-north Queensland say it's ludicrous to install an Optus satellite small cell *service* in a remote Telstra-dominated area.



The Bachelor Australia: Fans convinced this photo reveals the winner - 9HoneyThe Bachelor Australia: Fans convinced this photo reveals the winner  9Honey

Fans believe Network 10 spoiled the winner of The Bachelor Australia with a photo of the final three contes...



Rugby World Cup team profile: Australia - Stuff.co.nzRugby World Cup team profile: Australia  Stuff.co.nz

All you need to know about the Wallabies at the Rugby World Cup.



Airbus claims $2B in savings if Australia sticks with Tiger helo amid replacement bids - DefenseNews.comAirbus claims $2B in savings if Australia sticks with Tiger helo amid replacement bids  DefenseNews.com

Australia wants to replace its Airbus-made Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters with up to 29 proven, mature, off-the-shelf armed helos.



England find individual heroics are no match for Australia’s potency - The GuardianEngland find individual heroics are no match for Australia’s potency  The Guardian

Taking on the world's best pace attack and the genius of Steve Smith was always going to be tough after three years geared towards white-ball cricket and a ...



Australia to attend climate summit empty-handed despite UN pleas to 'come with a plan' - The Conversation - AustraliaAustralia to attend climate summit empty-handed despite UN pleas to 'come with a plan'  The Conversation - Australia

The UN has asked world leaders to bring concrete climate action plans to this week's summit - and Australia is likely to cop heavy criticism.