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Australia offers climate funding to Pacific islands

2019-08-14 05:56

Australia has announced a A$500m climate change package for Pacific island countries, which have been increasingly vocal in demanding their powerful neighbour curb its carbon emissions.

Ferrari still favourites for Melbourne race - Nico Rosberg

2019-03-17 06:59

Ferrari still favourites for race - RosbergMar.17 (GMM) Mercedes' dominance in Melbourne so far does not mean the whole season will be like that.

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

2018-12-15 07:42

Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Saturday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.

Australia to stop schools expelling gay students

2018-10-14 19:38

Australia's government will ban schools from expelling students over their sexuality, after a public outcry over the issue that threatened to sway the result of a crucial by-election.

Vettel snatches victory, 'Ice Man' Kimi strikes again - Top 5 Australian GP moments

2018-03-26 08:52

From Lewis Hamilton's amazing qualifying lap to Sebastian Vettel snatching victory in Melbourne, here the best moments from the Australian GP.

Vettel seeks 'ultimate satisfaction' of F1 title with Ferrari

2018-03-22 09:46

Sebastian Vettel says he is searching for the "ultimate satisfaction" of winning his fifth Formula 1 world title driving for Ferrari ahead of this weekend's season opener in Australia.

US mathematician's death a gay hate crime, says Australia inquest

2017-11-30 13:38

The death of a young American mathematician whose naked body was found at the bottom of a Sydney cliff was a gay hate crime, a coroner has found following a string of judicial probes.

These Thor: Ragnarok facts will blow your mind!

2017-10-27 14:48

To celebrate the release of Thor: Ragnarok we’ve put together some fascinating facts about the flick that will puzzle your mind!

Australian state apologises to men convicted for gay sex

2017-05-11 22:14

An Australian state parliament apologises to hundreds of men convicted of homosexuality offenses.

Man allegedly posing as Bieber charged with child sex crimes

2017-03-09 11:30

A man posing online as pop superstar Justin Bieber was charged with more 900 child sex offences in Australia after enticing young fans to send him explicit images

 

Citi, JPMorgan, UBS face Australia forex cartel class action

2019-05-27 09:41

Citigroup, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among five banks named in a class action lawsuit in Australia seeking damages for colluding on foreign-exchange trading strategies.

Terminally ill woman marries the love of her life hours before she dies

2019-02-27 17:30

Tracey MacDonald died less than 24 hours after marrying her “great love” of the past more than two decades.

PHOTOS: Harry and Meghan's Australian tour continues

2018-10-22 08:12

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have taken separate boats to Queensland's Fraser Island as their tour of Australia continues.

Ultra-thin sun shield could protect Great Barrier Reef

2018-04-04 21:07

An ultra-fine biodegradable film some 50 000 times thinner than a human hair could be enlisted to protect the Great Barrier Reef from environmental degradation, researchers say.

WATCH: 2018 Australian GP preview

2018-03-22 09:55

Heading into the opening race of the 2018 Formula 1 race, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel shares his thoughts on the Australian Grand Prix circuit.

Australia's offer of 'special attention for SA farmers welcomed'

2018-03-15 18:46

It is a serious charge against the government that Australia has offered special attention to white South African farmers who apply for visas to travel to that country, AfriForum says.

Australian academic's book pulled over China backlash fears

2017-11-13 19:16

An Australian publisher holds back the release of a book detailing alleged Chinese interference in the country over fears of legal action by Beijing.

Australia police thought dismembered body 'a prank'

2017-05-15 13:03

Police who found a dismembered body being cooked on a stovetop in an Australian apartment thought they had stumbled on a Halloween prank, they told an inquest.

Aussie lake turns vivid pink

2017-03-09 15:03

An Australian lake has turned a vivid pink thanks to extreme salt levels further exacerbated by hot weather in a startling natural phenomena that resembles a toxic spill

Australia grants first cannabis farm licence

2017-03-08 16:36

Australia's first medical marijuana farm receives its growers' licence, opening up domestic production of the drug for people seeking relief from serious illnesses

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