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Films To Have Smoking Scenes Blared In India

The AMA called on the federal government to introduce a warning system to be shown before a TV show or movie airs in a...
Migrants

Stopping boat voyage would curb migrant crisis

Abbott, delivering a speech to the annual Margaret Thatcher Lecture in London, said European nations risked making a "catastrophic error" in allowing too many...
Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Australian Communications Minister to contest PM

Turnbull told a press conference that he was resigning as the communications minister to challenge the premier for the Liberal Party leadership, informing Abbott...
same-sex

Ex-Australian PM Turns Around to Endorse Same Sex Marriages

Australian former Prime Minister Julia Gillard has joined a number of government and opposition MPs to throw their support behind same-sex marriage in Australia....

Experts Say Sex Workers in Australia Are At High Risk

Foreign sex workers being put to work illegally in Australia are in danger by laws that say government support services can only be accessed...

Australia aids in bombing IS targets in Syria

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott pushed the United States to request that Australian jets run bombing missions on the Islamic State (IS) strongholds in...

Three out of four Australians lean toward vote to choose same-sex marriage

The vast majority of Australians would prefer a "national vote" to decide whether or not same-sex marriage should be legalized, results from a new...

Australian bureau squabbles over same-sex marriage

Divisions within the Australian government were becoming increasingly apparent on Friday, as senior ministers bickered over whether to send the issue of same- sex...
Climate change

Australia’s “free-rider” climate diplomacy criticism kicked against

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday rejected accusations by a United Nations panel that Australia is a "free-rider" in climate diplomacy. The Africa...
Australia

Tony Abbott facing opposition from within his own ranks

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott is facing opposition from within his own ranks over a proposal that the Immigration Minister be given the power...
submarine

Japan to hand over all intellectual property rights relating to Soryu submarines

Australia will demand Japan hands over all technology and intellectual property rights relating to its Soryu submarines if the Japanese government ends up winning...

India’s slums powered through solar portable lamps

An Australian company lighting India's slums with solar energy is providing a solution to the problem of deadly air pollution in India's poorest areas....
Australia

Australia to scratch to Indonesia and other African nations

Aid to Indonesia will be substantially slashed by the Australian government in next week's budget, despite fears it could be seen as direct retribution...

Australia?s 20-year old focus on football unveiled

Australian football's ruling body unveiled on Tuesday an ambitious 20-year plan aimed at making 'soccer' the No.1 sport in the country - and its...
Tourists are seen at a hotel after an earthquake in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, on April 25, 2015. Death toll in Nepal climbed to 711, the country's Home Ministry said Saturday afternoon, hours after a major earthquake struck the country. (Xinhua/Pratap Thapa)

Stranded Australians in Nepal to be rescued by country?s air force planes

Australian air force planes are ready to rescue Australians stranded in the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, which was hit by a 7.9 magnitude earthquake...
Islamic State jihadists

More Australian medical staff joins IS operations

Several Australian medical professionals are believed to have joined terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East, according to reports on Monday. News...
Australia

Groups says Australia must reform to avoid economic despair

Australia's peak business and industry groups have united to warn the federal parliament that a step back from fixing the country's finances would lead...

Australian A-League result

Following is the result from Australian A-League on Sunday (home team listed first): Wellington Phoenix lost to Melbourne Victory 0-3 Saturday Sydney FC lost to Adelaide United...
tax

Australian Treasury needs to raise its low GST

Australia's Treasury has called for the country's good and services tax (GST) to be increased, saying the current 10 percent rate is among the...
plane

Germanwings Crashed Victims Had 2 Australians

Two Australians were among the 150 people killed overnight when Germanwings flight 4U9525 crashed in the French Alps, Australia confirmed on Wednesday. ...
Malaysia Airlin

Judith Zielke says search team remains hopeful to find MH370

by Xinhua Writer Xu Haijing Exactly one year ago, a Malaysia Airline aircraft took off from Kuala Lumpur airport and disappeared in the darkness...

How the Godfather Rules from Canberra to Kiev

By John Pilger Washington's role in the fascist putsch against an elected government in Ukraine will surprise only those who watch the news and ignore...