Thousands of Australians gathered in protests on Saturday embracing the cause of U.S. protesters angered by the death of a black man in police custody, … Read more
Australia announced the biggest shakeup of its foreign investment laws in almost half a century on Friday, including giving the government the power to force … Read more
Qantas Airways Ltd will reactivate plans to order airplanes capable of the world’s longest non-stop commercial flights from Sydney to London when the airline returns … Read more
Australia’s most populous state has lodged a legal application to stop a Black Lives Matter protest occurring in Sydney, state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said on … Read more
In Australia, the Government of New South Wales is offering a $1,000 bonus to frontline public sector workers in the face of opposition to a … Read more
Pastizzi is probably one of the most popular snack on the entire island. The traditional ricotta cheesecake is sold in many pastizzerias across Malta and … Read more
Worksafe New South Wales (NSW) inspectors arrive at the Shoalhaven Zoo in Nowra, south of Sydney, Australia, 29 May 2020.
A female staff member was … Read more
Workers from logistics company QUBE inspect toppled containers on board the Singapore-flagged container ship APL England at the Port of Brisbane, Australia, 29 May 2020.… Read more
Falling numbers of active coronavirus cases in Australia and New Zealand are paving the way for the easing of travel restrictions between the two countries, … Read more
A shipping container that was lost overboard in extreme weather from the Singapore-flagged container ship APL England. It was among five salvaged from Birdie Beach … Read more
In Australia, empty offices and restaurants in the city of Sydney are driving hungry rats into homes and suburbs, and the loosening of restrictions could … Read more
The Australian arm of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp said on Thursday it will stop printing more than 100 regional newspapers after the coronavirus shutdown gutted … Read more
Australia recorded its youngest victim of COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man with underlying health conditions died in Queensland state, having shown symptoms of the disease … Read more
Reuters reports New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday a draft blueprint on safely starting travel between New Zealand and Australia will be … Read more
Australia’s most populous state said on Saturday it recorded just three new cases of the coronavirus the previous day and urged younger people to get … Read more
Australia’s most populous state said on Friday restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus will be eased to allow cafes and restaurants to have … Read more
Australia, after bringing its coronavirus outbreak largely under control, said on Friday it is seeking an exemption from a requirement that travellers arriving in the … Read more
Australian singer Casey Donovan (C-R, back) performs live during a drive-in concert at the Robyn Webster Sports Centre in Sydney, Australia, 21 May 2020.
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International students could head back to Australia within months as universities plan for how they can be safely quarantined and cleared of coronavirus.
The higher … Read more
Economists predict Australia’s hospitality, arts industries may not recover from coronavirus until 2026
Hospitality and the arts, industries that were hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic might not fully recover for five or six years according to … Read more
Virgin Australia and its administrator Deloitte have shortlisted “highly credentialed” parties who could end up being the new owners of Australia’s second major carrier.
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International students and other temporary visa holders locked out of federal government support are relying on food banks and restaurants giving away free meals to … Read more
Restaurants, cafes and bars in Australia’s most populous state were reopening on Friday after a two-month shutdown under coronavirus lockdown measures, boosting the federal government’s … Read more
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned citizens to brace for more bad news as data released on Thursday showed the country’s monthly job losses rose … Read more
Australia saw overseas arrivals collapse to almost nothing in April as it closed its borders to fight the coronavirus pandemic, in a massive blow for … Read more
Australians need to stay on guard against new outbreaks of novel coronavirus as mobility restrictions are eased across the country this week, authorities said, as … Read more
Australia will ease social distancing restrictions implemented to slow the spread of the coronavirus in a three-step process, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, … Read more
Australia’s two most populous states on Thursday refused to allow a one-day reprieve from strict limits on personal movement for Mother’s Day this weekend, even … Read more
New Zealand and Australia are discussing the potential creation of a “travel bubble” between the two countries, sources said on Monday, even as Australia reported … Read more
The Australian state of Victoria has seen its biggest jump in new cases in several weeks while the country’s most populous state, New South Wales, … Read more
Early tests of a potential COVID-19 vaccine have shown promising results against the deadly virus, Queensland researchers say.
In preclinical tests, the University of Queensland’s … Read more
Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, says international travel and mass gatherings will not be resuming ‘anytime soon’.
On lifting restrictions, Scott Morrison said “don’t get … Read more
Just hours after a contact tracing app was launched by the Australian Government on Monday, more than two million Australians had downloaded it on their … Read more
Champion jumps jockey Steven Pateman rides Ivan Grozny during a trackwork session at Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia, 27 April 2020.
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ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day Dawn Services are cancelled this year due to ongoing coronavirus social distancing measures. Anzac Day, held annually … Read more
All member nations of the World Health Organization (WHO) should support a proposed independent review into the coronavirus pandemic, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison said … Read more
Virgin Australia has confirmed it has entered voluntary administration – making it Australia’s first big corporate casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
It is part-owned … Read more
China dismissed as groundless on Monday Australia’s questioning of how Beijing handled the coronavirus pandemic, saying it had been open and transparent, despite growing scepticism … Read more
Australia on Sunday called for an independent investigation into the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, including the World Health Organization’s handling of the crisis.… Read more
Australian public life could be constrained for another year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned on Friday, as the country’s most … Read more
A collection of images showing plush toys and teddy bears displayed in the windows of Parkdale homes in Melbourne, Australia.
A mass teddy bear hunt … Read more
Australians will have to live with coronavirus restrictions for at least another four weeks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said, as the Government begins to … Read more
Officials in New Zealand and Australia, hailed globally for their early signs of success in combating the spread of the coronavirus, said on Monday it … Read more
People who deliberately try to spread the coronavirus to Australia’s healthcare workers could spend life in prison, the federal government has warned.
Speaking at a … Read more
Australia recorded its lowest number of new coronavirus cases yesterday, with 96 new cases. This is the first time in three weeks the country has … Read more
Cardinal Pell released from prison after the country’s highest court quashed his child sexual abuse convictions unanimously
Australia’s High Court has overturned Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for sexual abuse, allowing him to walk free in time for Easter.
The court announced the … Read more
Soft toys, including one depicting the character ‘Sulley’ from the 2001 Pixar movie ‘Monsters Inc.,’ are taped to street posts lining a bike path along … Read more
Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy said he is “increasingly confident” Australia will avoid the kind of devastation the coronavirus has caused in countries like … Read more