Australia's gun laws a template for US

2013-04-03 14:03

A former Australian prime minister and his deputy are urging US President Barack Obama to take his gun control campaign to the people, just as they did, to gain a consensus.

Aus to ease refugee policies

2010-10-18 12:22

Australia says vulnerable asylum-seekers, including children, will be moved out of detention centres and into the community, easing tough immigrant policies.

Pawar: ICC not a divided house

2010-07-02 11:18

The ICC's new boss Sharad Pawar has dismissed suggestions that the world cricket body was a divided house.

Howard fails in ICC bid

2010-06-30 10:01

Former Australia Prime Minister John Howard has failed in his bid to become the next vice-president of the International Cricket Council.


US can learn from Australia's gun law

2012-12-20 19:23

When Martin Bryant massacred 35 people with semi-automatic weapons at Port Arthur in 1996, then-Australian prime minister John Howard had reacted swiftly by pushing for tough new national gun laws.

Aus ex-PM slams 'multiculturalism'

2010-09-29 10:40

Australia's former prime minister John Howard has attacked "multiculturalism" in English-speaking nations, saying that some sectors have gone too far in accommodating Muslim minorities.

Howard fights on despite snub

2010-07-01 09:03

Australia's John Howard has vowed to fight on to become ICC president despite his embarrassing rejection by Africa and Asia.

Aus opposition wants tough policy

2010-05-27 17:21

Australia's opposition leader Tony Abbott has vowed to detain asylum seekers and signalled a return to the former government's hardline policy.

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