Gulf Times - Australia
Migration to Australia hits a 10-year low

Migration to Australia hits a 10-year low

The tougher oversight meant that just under 163,000 people were approved for migration between July 1 last year and June 30.

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

The 60-year old crocodile is the biggest ever removed from the Katherine River in the remote Northern Territory.

Australia sees 50% chance of El Nino developing this year

Australia sees 50% chance of El Nino developing this year

A recent warming of the Pacific Ocean has led to a 50 percent chance of an El Nino weather event developing this year, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday.

Australia shelves MH370 memorial after relatives protest

Australia shelves MH370 memorial after relatives protest

Plans to erect a memorial honouring the passengers and crew of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 were shelved by Australia on Sunday after protests by relatives of the victims.

Australia to pass laws to prevent foreign interference

Australia to pass laws to prevent foreign interference

Australia will require lobbyists for foreign countries to register, and makes them liable for criminal prosecution if they are deemed to be meddling in domestic affairs.

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

The Socceroos needed to win to have any chance of progressing but missed every chance that came their way.

Dismay at 'lenient' Australian penguin killer sentence

Dismay at 'lenient' Australian penguin killer sentence

A man who bludgeoned six fairy penguins to death was sentenced to just 49 hours community service by an Australian court Monday, sparking outrage from conservationists.

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Jedinak's penalty earns Australia 1-1 draw with Denmark

Australia captain Mile Jedinak slotted his second penalty at the World Cup to help Australia draw 1-1 with Denmark on Thursday and keep their hopes of reaching the knockout rounds alive.

Australia income tax cuts seen boosting PM re-election bid

Australia income tax cuts seen boosting PM re-election bid

The bill had been stalled in the finely balanced parliament before Pauline Hanson, leader of the nationalist One Nation party, broke the impasse.

Plastic waste washes up on Australia's distant shores

Plastic waste washes up on Australia's distant shores

Some 8 million tonnes of plastic garbage - bottles, packaging and other waste - is dumped in the sea every year, killing marine life.

Australia's Telstra unveils massive job cuts in strategic reset

Australia's Telstra unveils massive job cuts in strategic reset

The struggling telco said it would shed 8,000 jobs from a workforce of 32,000 to save A$1bn ($738mn).

Apple fined millions by Australian court over false iPhone claims

Apple fined millions by Australian court over false iPhone claims

Customers of the US tech giant had complained to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission after an operating system update disabled their devices.