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Climate change: Australia pledges net zero emissions by 2050

The target controversially omits new short-term goals and cuts to fossil fuel industries.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 26 Oct 2021 | 8:29 pm

Digicel Pacific: Australia's Telstra buys Pacific firm 'to block China'

The government and telecoms giant Telstra purchase Digicel Pacific in a joint venture.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 25 Oct 2021 | 5:17 pm

Ashleigh Barty: World number one misses WTA Finals and ends 2021 season early

World number one Ashleigh Barty ends her season and will not defend her WTA Finals title next month because of the quarantine rules she would face on her return to Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Oct 2021 | 9:08 pm

Climate change: Why Australia refuses to give up coal

Australia is the only rich nation still wedded to coal, despite urgent calls to stop its use.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Oct 2021 | 3:58 am

Nicole Kidman adds £10k to 'Three Dads Walking' suicide prevention fund

Three fathers walking for a suicide prevention charity receive another A-list celebrity donation.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Oct 2021 | 2:02 am



Australia to start travel bubble with Singapore

Unrestricted travel between the two highly-vaccinated nations could begin next month for some.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Oct 2021 | 3:44 pm

Melbourne: Celebrations as city exits sixth lockdown

Australia's second largest city has seen over 260 days under restrictions in the pandemic so far.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Oct 2021 | 1:23 pm

COP26: Document leak reveals nations lobbying to change key climate report

Countries are asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Oct 2021 | 7:31 pm

Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 19 Oct 2021 | 12:04 pm

Queensland, Australia: Motorcycle thief flees crime scene on tractor

Police officers chased the suspect through the streets in Queensland, Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 16 Oct 2021 | 1:57 am

Stonehenge was my playground in 1930s, says then caretaker's daughter

Daughter of 1930s Stonehenge sole custodian shares memories of growing up among the stones.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 14 Oct 2021 | 3:58 am

Covid Australia: Sydney enjoys new freedoms as 107-day lockdown lifts

As the 107-day lockdown lifts, fully vaccinated Sydneysiders head out to enjoy their new freedoms.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 11 Oct 2021 | 4:58 pm

Australia: Crocodile sinks his teeth into a flying drone

A ''croc'' leaps from the water to take down a drone in Darwin, Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 2 Oct 2021 | 10:31 pm

Australian Covid data: Shock as teenagers reveal they're behind hit tracking site

Jack, Wesley and Darcy, who are all 14 and 15, set up CovidBaseAU to track data in Australia.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 30 Sep 2021 | 12:07 pm

Australia: Footage captures car careering across eight lanes

A woman and child were injured, but Australian police say it's "incredibly lucky" others weren't hurt.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 28 Sep 2021 | 6:39 am

Melbourne earthquake: Australians react to rare quake that rattled country

One resident thought the 5.9 magnitude quake was just his neighbours doing an intense workout.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 23 Sep 2021 | 3:33 am

Aukus: Australia's big gamble on the US over China

Australia has taken a central role in the Aukus defence pact - there are major benefits and risks too.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2021 | 5:04 pm

Melbourne protests: Third day of violent anti-vaccine demonstrations

Demonstrators have been marching against lockdowns and mandatory vaccines in Australia's second largest city.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2021 | 4:53 pm



Life at 50C: Heat hitting home in Australia

Cities like Sydney are already experiencing extremely hot days because of climate change.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2021 | 11:09 am

Megapod of feeding humpback whales in Australia 'so special'

More than 100 humpback whales have been filmed feeding off Australia's New South Wales coast.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 14 Sep 2021 | 10:18 am

Scott Morrison's 'bullets' for protesters comment stuns Australian UN representative

An Australian member of a UN committee about discrimination against women describes the Prime Minister's reference to a threat of violence against female protesters as "saddening".



Source: ABC News | 16 Mar 2021 | 1:30 pm

News Corp and Sky News strike pay deal with Facebook

News Corp says it has reached a multi-year agreement with Facebook that covers its major Australian mastheads, including The Australian, Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun, as well as regional publications.



Source: ABC News | 16 Mar 2021 | 12:49 pm

'If you're offered it, take it': Government backs AstraZeneca despite blood clot concerns

Australian health advisors and the government remain committed to the rollout of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, despite safety concerns overseas and on the backbench.



Source: ABC News | 16 Mar 2021 | 11:46 am

‘C-grade Boris’: Rudd’s swipe at PM

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has described Scott Morrison as a “C-grade Boris Johnson” and warned world leaders at the COP26 conference will see through his plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

Morrison defends climate plan

Scott Morrison has used a late-night interview to pitch his newly-released climate plan, rejecting concerns the government has broken a promise not to increase climate targets.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

‘Nothing new’: Sales’ climate grilling

Energy Minister Angus Taylor appeared unable to name a single new emissions reduction policy contained in the Morrison government’s climate change “plan” during an interview on Tuesday night.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

Boy’s cheek ‘torn apart’ during arrest

Five officers have been cleared of wrongdoing by the independent police watchdog over their arrest of an Aboriginal teenager in western Sydney, during which the boy’s cheek was “torn apart”.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

Axed Matildas coach lands surprising new role

After two years out of women’s football, former Matildas boss Alen Stajcic is back in the game, having been announced as the new head coach for the Philippines women’s national team.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

Court’s decision on Qld jab mandate

A group of police officers and health workers fighting their employers’ vaccine mandates have been granted a temporary lifeline by the Supreme Court.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

ABC boss defends journo’s legal bill

The ABC has been forced to defend its decision to pay legal costs for journalist Louise Milligan in a defamation case brought by backbencher Andrew Laming.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

Aussie stars backed to fire after horror start

Steve Smith has thrown his support behind struggling openers Aaron Finch and David Warner after the duo’s woes at the crease continued in Australia’s T20 World Cup opener against South Africa.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

The Victorians most at risk of Covid

Young people living in certain parts of Melbourne are of particular concern to Victorian health officials who warn the “pandemic of the unvaccinated” is ongoing.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |

Dinners, texts and a ‘lie’: Inside Gladys’ affair

Gladys Berejiklian’s chief of staff stepped away from a Friday night dinner in July 2018 to take a phone call from her boss.

Source: National Breaking News | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site |








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