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Thai cave rescue: Australia honours bravery of divers

Thai cave rescue: Australia honours bravery of divers

The rescue of the 12 members of the "Wild Boars" team and their coach drew divers and volunteers from around the world.

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.

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.

Turnbull wants Zuckerburg to answer questions in Australia

Turnbull wants Zuckerburg to answer questions in Australia

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would ‘love’ Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.

Australia govt trails opposition after voter-friendly budget

Australia govt trails opposition after voter-friendly budget

Australia's centre-right government trailed the opposition in two opinion polls released on Monday, suggesting that last week's voter-friendly budget had not delivered a much-needed boost for the ruling coalition, an analyst said.

Australia's scandal-hit deputy PM Barnaby Joyce quits

Australia's scandal-hit deputy PM Barnaby Joyce quits

Barnaby Joyce said at a press conference in Armidale, his rural New South Wales seat, that he would step down as Nationals leader and deputy prime minister at a party meeting on Monday.

Embattled Australian deputy PM urged to quit as party leader

Embattled Australian deputy PM urged to quit as party leader

Australia's embattled deputy prime minister, under pressure over an extramarital affair, faced a call to step down as leader of his party, the first such call from a member of the party, which is part of the ruling coalition.

Australia's deputy PM loses support of state branch over affair

Australia's deputy PM loses support of state branch over affair

A state branch of the Australian National Party has pulled its support for Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce because of reports about an extramarital affair with his former press secretary, the party's Western Australia leader said.

Australia's Turnbull goes rural in a cabinet reshuffle aimed at widening appeal

Australia's Turnbull goes rural in a cabinet reshuffle aimed at widening appeal

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday named a new attorney general and promoted two junior lawmakers from rural Queensland state to his cabinet in a reshuffle ...

Australian citizenship crisis threatens government again

Australian citizenship crisis threatens government again

Parliament was due to debate on Wednesday a Labor proposal to send the cases of another nine lawmakers to the High Court, including four members of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's centre-right government.

Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

Queensland result leaves Australian PM closer to edge

The loss of a state election in Queensland has stepped up pressure on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who risks losing control of parliament at a by-election next month.

Australian politicians told to prove their citizenship

Australian politicians told to prove their citizenship

Australian politicians will have to prove they are not foreign citizens under plans proposed on Monday as the conservative government grapples with a constitutional crisis that has cost it a majority in parliament.