PM will 'stand up' for Australia after China criticism

2017-12-10 09:50

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he will "stand up" for Australia, brushing aside Chinese criticism of new foreign interference laws as fears rise of overseas meddling in domestic institutions.

Australia church cancels wedding after Facebook gay marriage post

2017-09-15 13:45

Australia's prime minister has defended a church's right not to marry some couples following reports a woman's wedding was cancelled after she posted support for same-sex marriage on Facebook ahead of a national vote.

Australian PM: Tony Abbott was once too drunk for Parliament

2017-08-25 06:13

Australia's prime minister has confirmed that his predecessor Tony Abbott had once been too drunk to vote in Parliament.

Australia to back US in any North Korea conflict: PM

2017-08-11 19:14

Australia "will come to the aid of the United States" if North Korea attacks, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says, after nuclear-armed Pyongyang has outlined plans to fire missiles near the US territory of Guam.

4 arrested in Sydney raids to stop terrorist attack

2017-07-29 22:34

Australian officials say police have raided properties in several Sydney suburbs and arrested four men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack.

Australia bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

2017-06-13 07:43

Australia unveiled a government-backed bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, saying it would be an economic boom for the country.

Trump says spat with Australia's Turnbull 'all worked out'

2017-05-05 11:22

US President Donald Trump and Australia's Malcolm Turnbull met in New York, mending relations after a telephone spat threatened decades-old ties.

Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

2017-04-18 09:28

Australia's prime minister says the country will scrap a temporary visa for skilled foreign workers, arguing that Australians must be given priority for Australian jobs.

Reports Trump hung up on Australian PM denied

2017-02-02 22:10

Australia's prime minister insists a deal negotiated with the Obama administration is still on to allow mostly Muslim refugees rejected by Australia to be resettled in the United States.

Australian prime minister regrets inviting anti-gay cleric

2016-06-17 14:55

Australia's prime minister says he would not have invited a senior imam to a multi-faith dinner if he had been aware of the Muslim cleric's anti-gay preaching.


Australian prime minister rushes gay marriage into law

2017-12-08 20:11

Australia's prime minister rushed gay marriage into law by gaining a final signature on the bill overwhelming endorsed by Parliament and as the nation started planning weddings that can take place in a month.

Egypt's Coptic pope meets Australian prime minister

2017-09-06 12:59

Pope Tawadros II has met with Australia's prime minister and senior government officials during the first visit to the country by the spiritual leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church.

Australian PM slams gay slurs as marriage vote looms

2017-08-23 05:12

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for respectful debate on an upcoming same-sex marriage vote.

4 arrested in Sydney raids to stop terrorist attack

2017-07-29 22:40

Australian officials say police have raided properties in several Sydney suburbs and arrested four men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack.

Australian leader's Trump parody goes public

2017-06-15 12:45

Australia's prime minister says he is disappointed that excerpts of an off-the-record speech he gave at Parliament House parodying President Donald Trump have been broadcast by a television network.

Saudis apologise over 'disgraceful' snub of minute's silence

2017-06-09 07:39

Saudi Arabia football chiefs apologised after the national team was accused of "a disgraceful lack of respect" for failing to observe a minute's silence.

Australian PM to meet Trump after heated phone call

2017-04-26 13:00

Australia's prime minister says he's looking forward to meeting President Donald Trump next week in New York, more than three months after their heated telephone conversation over an Obama-era refugee deal.

Australia-Indonesia restore full military ties

2017-02-26 12:01

Australia and Indonesia have announced the full restoration of military ties as the countries' leaders held talks following a brief spat over teaching material deemed offensive to Jakarta.

Tough immigration vital to avoid Brexit anxiety - Australian PM

2016-06-30 14:58

Tough border protection and asylum-seeker policies are critical to preserve multiculturalism, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says, pointing to Britain's vote to exit the EU because of "anxiety over immigration".

Australia 'disappointed' at Japan whaling - Turnbull

2015-12-18 11:58

Australia is "very disappointed" at Japan's decision to resume whaling in the Antarctic Ocean, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says as he readied for talks with Japanese premier Shinzo Abe.

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