Australian officials yesterday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires…View More Residents told to flee as bushfires rage in Australia
Cardinal George Pell will be allowed a final chance to challenge his child sexual abuse convictions, Australia’s highest court has ruled. Pell was granted leave…View More Cardinal Pell wins right to contest abuse verdict
Australia is enduring a bushfire crisis that has left three people dead, razed more than 150 homes, and prompted warnings of “catastrophic” danger. Bushfires are…View More Is climate change to blame for Australia’s fires?
The Australian state of New South Wales was in the grip of an unprecedented bushfire crisis last night, with almost 50 fires still raging out…View More New South Wales hit by 'apocalyptic' fires
Australian authorities say an “unprecedented” number of emergency-level bushfires have threatened the state of New South Wales (NSW). More than 90 blazes were raging across…View More Record bushfire emergencies hit Australian state
SYDNEY, Australia — One climate activist halted train service by chaining himself to the tracks. Others have glued themselves to busy roads, causing gridlock. And…View More Why Is Australia Trying to Shut Down Climate Activism?
GRACE Millane’s father wiped aside a tear as he heard his daughter’s body was found twisted inside a suitcase “in the foetal position” a week…View More Murdered British backpacker Grace Millane's body was found 'in foetal position' in suitcase, trial hears
Ivan Milat, who died on Sunday, is one of the most notorious serial killers in Australia’s history. Between 1989 and 1992, he kidnapped and murdered…View More The ‘backpacker killer’ and unanswered questions
Ivan Milat, a notorious Australian serial killer who kidnapped and murdered hitchhikers, has died aged 74. Milat had been serving a life sentence for killing…View More Australian ‘backpacker killer’ Ivan Milat dies
Tourists rushed to climb Australia’s indigenous sacred rock Uluru on Friday – the last day before a ban on ascending the monolith came into force.…View More Tourists rush to climb Australia's Uluru before ban comes into force tomorrow
Tourists to Australia’s Uluru have drawn controversy for seeking to climb the sacred indigenous site in the months ahead of a ban on the practice.…View More Anger as tourists rush to climb Uluru before ban
For decades, hundreds of thousands of visitors to Australia’s desert centre have trekked up Uluru, the ancient red monolith formerly known as Ayers Rock. But…View More Final rush to climb Uluru – what do locals think?
Australian actor Joel McIlroy, who once starred on soap Home and Away, has been charged with repeatedly punching a policewoman in Sydney. McIlroy, 46, played…View More Ex-Home and Away star ‘punched policewoman’
Police raids this week on an Australian journalist’s home and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation have left some people asking whether the country is doing enough…View More ABC police raids highlight risks of whistleblowing