Gulf Times - Australia
Doha has retained its place as Australia’s second largest trading partner in region

Doha has retained its place as Australia’s second largest trading partner in region

Doha has retained its place as Australia’s second largest trading partner in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region with the Australia-Qatar bilateral trade reaching more than QR5bn ...

Australian scientists raise doubts over vaccine efficacy as infections fall

Australian scientists raise doubts over vaccine efficacy as infections fall

Australian scientists have raised questions over the efficacy of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in establishing herd immunity, calling for a pause on its widespread rollout ...

Australia scrambles to block virus variant; travellers must show negative test

Australia scrambles to block virus variant; travellers must show negative test

Travellers to Australia will have to show a negative Covid-19 test before they can get on their plane, the prime minister said on Friday, as the city of Brisbane went into lockdown

Australia's NSW tightens restrictions as virus cluster expands

Australia's NSW tightens restrictions as virus cluster expands

Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Saturday made masks compulsory and imposed new restrictions as its coronavirus cluster expanded by seven, while neighbouring Victoria recorded 10 new locally ...

Australia changes National Anthem wording to reflect Indigenous history

Australia changes National Anthem wording to reflect Indigenous history

Australia amended its national anthem to remove reference to the country being ‘young and free’ amid calls to recognise that its Indigenous people are the oldest continued civilization in the world.

Resilient India thump Australia in second Test to silence critics

Resilient India thump Australia in second Test to silence critics

Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane led India to a dominant eight-wicket win over Australia in the second Test Tuesday, levelling the series 1-1 and capping an extraordinary turnaround ...

Australia detects new UK strain, Hong Kong cancels Britain flights

Australia detects new UK strain, Hong Kong cancels Britain flights

Australia said on Monday it had detected cases of the new virulent coronavirus strain identified in the United Kingdom, while Hong Kong said it would suspend Britain flights.

Sydney isolated from rest of Australia as Covid outbreak grows

Sydney isolated from rest of Australia as Covid outbreak grows

Sydney was isolated from the rest of Australia on Sunday after all of the country's states and territories imposed travel restrictions on its residents as a coronavirus cluster in the city grew to around 70.

Australia rout India by eight wickets to take 1-0 series lead

Australia rout India by eight wickets to take 1-0 series lead

Josh Hazlewood took five for eight as Australia romped to an emphatic victory by eight wickets inside three days in the first test at Adelaide Oval on Saturday after skittling India for 36 ...

Australia halts local Covid-19 vaccine development due to false HIV positives

Australia halts local Covid-19 vaccine development due to false HIV positives

Australia cancelled the production of a locally made vaccine against Covid-19 after trials showed it could interfere with HIV diagnosis, with the government instead securing additional doses of rival vaccines.

Australian police arrest 18-year-old, likely to face 'terror' charges

Australian police arrest 18-year-old, likely to face 'terror' charges

Australian police arrested on Wednesday an 18-year man who had allegedly expressed interest in committing a mass causality attack, motivated by right-wing ideology.

With hugs, kisses and a drag duo, border between Australia's two largest states reopens

With hugs, kisses and a drag duo, border between Australia's two largest states reopens

Australia's two biggest states reunited in emotional scenes on Monday as the border - shut for only the second time in 101 years due to the coronavirus pandemic - reopened and the first flights since July landed in Sydney from Melbourne.