is the capital city of Australia. Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory; 280 km (170 mi) south-west of Sydney and 660 km (410 mi) north-east of Melbourne.
There is every sign the world is about to be gripped by a pandemic of coronavirus, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned on Thursday, as Canberra kicked off emergency measures to restrain the..
Australia will expand coronavirus testing, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as Canberra struggles to contain an outbreak that it said has killed nine people in the country. Reuters - Published
Australia is considering a second round of economic stimulus, three sources familiar with the deliberations told Reuters, as Canberra accelerated efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus that.. Reuters - Published
Australia's and New Zealand's top finance lawmakers will hold a Skype call to discuss economic threats from the coronavirus, after New Zealand Finance Minister Grant Robertson canceled his trip to.. Reuters - Published
CANBERRA, March 11 (Xinhua) -- A government review has warned of "critical gaps" in Australia's climate science capability. The review, which was ordered by the National Climate Science Advisory.. WorldNews - Published
Tonight on SBS World News: Aged Care providers meet in Canberra to discuss how best to protect those most vulnerable from COVID-19, the International Criminal Court to probe alleged war crimes in.. SBS - Published
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — National news agency Australian Associated Press announced on Tuesday that it is closing after 85 years. AAP Editor-in-Chief Tony Gillies said in a tweet: “The saddest.. WorldNews - Published
SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday there was every sign the world is about to be gripped by a pandemic of coronavirus, as Canberra kicked off emergency measures to.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Australia will spend A$1.1 billion ($725.9 million) to upgrade an airbase in the country's tropical north, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, a development that increases Canberra's military.. Reuters - Published
CANBERRA, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a national inquiry into the "Black Summer" bushfires. The Royal Commission into the bushfires which claimed at least.. WorldNews - Published
Protesters have taken debris from recent bushfires to Parliament House in Canberra to call for greater action on climate change. Demonstrators laid blame on the government's policy on coal-fired power.. SBS - Published