Australia says global fight against IS continues, even after defeat in Syria Australia has joined the US and France in vowing vigilance against any future resurgence of IS after US-backed forces declared victory in Syria. SBS - Published 2 hours ago
Tech giants face fines upwards of $100 million under changes to Australia's Privacy Act Attorney-General Christian Porter says the law needs updating after the boom in recent years of online companies trading in personal information. SBS - Published 3 hours ago
The Woes Of An Australian Skier
According to CNN.com, "When the snow melts, when fields of white turn luscious green leaving no remnants of winter behind, Harry Laidlaw will leave Europe and return to Australia... But financial..
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NZ FM heads to Turkey over Erdogan mosque remarks
New Zealand's Foreign Minister will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch. Emily Wither..
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Australia, Turkey in row after Christchurch massacres
Turkish president presented attacks on New Zealand mosques by an Australian as part of a broader assault on Turkey and Islam, triggering a response from Australia.
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Burials begin for New Zealand shooting victims
The bodies of two victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memorial Park Cemetery - the first..
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Australian Teenager Gets A Mural Honoring His Activism
According to Business Insider, the teenager who smashed an egg on the head of a far-right Australian senator has been honored with a mural in Melbourne. Senator Fraser Anning, an Australian politician,..
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'When I speak, he shall be nameless': New Zealand's Ardern
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urged people not to give the suspect of the Christchurch mosque shootings notoriety by mentioning his name. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Lawyer: New Zealand Mosque Gunman 'Lucid'
According to Reuters The suspected gunman in New Zealand’s mosque attacks is lucid and understands the situation facing him, the lawyer assigned to handle his case told media on Monday. 28 year old..
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Baby Lamb Created With World's Oldest Stored Semen
According to CNN.com, "Scientists in Australia have set a new record by using the world's oldest known viable semen to impregnate dozens of merino sheep. The sperm had been frozen since 1968, but the..
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New Zealand PM says gun laws 'will change'
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she would announce new gun laws within days, after a gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch. Grace Lee..
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"Our gun laws will change" says NZ Prime Minister
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to change the country's gun laws on Monday after the Christchurch mosque shootings that saw 50 people killed. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Fight against IS not over yet: Australia Islamic State has lost control of its last territory in Syria but the Australian government says the group will continue to pose a threat. SBS - Published 8 hours ago
Preferences not top issue: federal MPs Federal government MPs have sidestepped whether One Nation should be preferenced last, saying Australians are ultimately in control of how they vote. SBS - Published 9 hours ago Bigger penalties for online data breaches Social media companies and other online platforms would face far harsher penalties under proposed changes to Australia's privacy laws. SBS - Published 11 hours ago
Australian PM boosted by re-election of ruling party in largest state Prime Minister Scott Morrison's re-election prospects got a lift on Saturday when Australia's most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), returned his ruling Liberal Party to power. Reuters - Published 22 hours ago
Calls for Australian schools to boost music education Music can lift learning outcomes, say education experts, with a rock festival this weekend on Lord Howe Island set to highlight some of that success. SBS - Published 1 day ago
Lyrica, Pfizer, and how big pharma gets what it wants In 2011, no one had heard of Pfizer’s pain pill Lyrica. Eight years later, it is one of Australia's most prescribed drugs. Here's how that happened. The Age - Published 1 day ago Djokovic beats Tomic in Miami in bid for record seventh title Novak Djokovic returns to winning ways with a straight-set victory against Australia's Bernard Tomic to reach the Miami Open third round. BBC News - Published 1 day ago
'Our language is facing extinction': Tibetans in Australia fight to keep their language alive Tibetans in Australia have come together from all over the country to come up with a plan to save their language from dying out. SBS - Published 1 day ago
Winx races to 32nd consecutive win in Australia Australian racehorse Winx extends her record-breaking win streak to 32 with victory in the George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill Gardens. BBC News - Published 1 day ago
Push for diabetes monitor device subsidy The Australian government is still negotiating with the maker of a high-tech glucose monitoring system on its prices, as calls for it to be subsidised continue. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Australians evacuate homes as cyclones Trevor and Veronica approach A state of emergency is declared as thousands evacuate their homes in northern and western Australia. BBC News - Published 2 days ago Two of us: Inside the marriage of top scientists Alan and Elizabeth Finkel Alan Finkel is Australia's chief scientist and a former chancellor of Monash University. His wife, Elizabeth is a science writer and editor-at-large for Cosmos. The Age - Published 2 days ago
Christchurch shooter confounds our assumptions If you think evil acts seed in the minds of bogans who plaster stickers on their cars, reading, “Australia— love it, or leave it”, check your smug naivete. The Age - Published 2 days ago A tectonic shift to the left in the Australian political landscape Conservatives and liberals must face the reality that voters are being drawn by a more progressive agenda.They will need compelling arguments to lure them back. The Age - Published 2 days ago
Largest mosque in Australia dedicates its Friday prayers to Christchurch victims More than 1000 worshippers descended on Lakemba mosque in Sydney's west to remember those lost, while school students across the country also paid tribute. SBS - Published 2 days ago Night parrot finding in Australia not backed up by evidence Conservationists retract their findings, after evidence for the bird's discovery is disputed. BBC News - Published 2 days ago
Australian state election will be trial run for PM's federal contest in May Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal Party faces a tight election contest in Australia's largest state on Saturday, polls suggest, as a strong economy and a troubled opposition may not surmount.. Reuters - Published 2 days ago 2 powerful cyclones bear down on north Australian coast CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Two powerful cyclones are bearing down on Australia's sparsely populated north where around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the east coast of the Northern Territory.. WorldNews - Published 2 days ago
Wild birds may be to blame for egg recall 'Keep on cracking' is the message from Australia's egg farmers, following a recall of some products after a salmonella outbreak. SBS - Published 2 days ago Stosur to face Barty in all-Aussie clash Australian Ajla Tomljanovic will meet ninth-seed Aryna Sabalenka after beating German Anna-Lena Friedsam in the first round of the Miami Open. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Affordable housing body offers first loans An authority created to provide long-term, low-cost finance to support more affordable rental housing in Australia has raised $315 million to offer as loans. SBS - Published 2 days ago Worried FB users advised to reset password An Australian security expert says a password reset is an obvious answer for those worried about Facebook's latest privacy issue. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Visa bribe claims sent to corruption probe Allegations a convicted drug trafficker could bribe his way out of deportation from Australia have been referred to the anti-corruption agency. SBS - Published 2 days ago Tomljanovic advances in rain-soaked Miami Australian Daria Gavrilova has been knocked out in the opening round of the Miami Open by young Slovakian Viktoria Kuzmova, while Venus Williams advanced. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Younger Australians to leave aged care The federal government has pledged to support the 6000 younger Australians living in aged care homes to find age-appropriate housing over the next few years. SBS - Published 2 days ago Gavrilova knocked out of Miami Open Australian Daria Gavrilova has been knocked out in the opening round of the Miami Open by young Slovakian Viktoria Kuzmova, while Venus Williams advanced. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Indonesia trade agreement detail released Federal parliament has received a lengthy document spelling out the details of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between Australia and Indonesia. SBS - Published 2 days ago Tina Arena appointed to peak arts body Australian singer Tina Arena has been handed a three-year position on the Australia Council. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Australia ramping up pressure on far-right Home Affairs boss Michael Pezzullo says the pressure will increase on white supremacists after 50 Muslims were shot dead in New Zealand last week. SBS - Published 2 days ago Scott Morrison says he wanted to 'address fears on Islam, not exploit them', in tense interview The prime minister says is it his responsibility to ensure Australia remains the world's most successful multicultural society and he will do just that. SBS - Published 3 days ago
PM says he raised issue of anti-Muslim sentiment in 2010 to 'lower fears on Islam' The prime minister says is it his responsibility to ensure Australia remains the world's most successful multicultural society and he will do just that. SBS - Published 3 days ago PM committed to 'best immigration nation' The prime minister says is it his responsibility to ensure Australia remains the world's most successful multicultural society and he will do just that. SBS - Published 3 days ago
Australia opener Bancroft named Durham captain Durham appoint Australian opener Cameron Bancroft as captain for the County Championship and One-Day Cup in 2019. BBC News - Published 3 days ago Huge, weird fish washes up on Australia beach and photos look unreal A massive fish that washed ashore on an beach was first believed to be a piece of driftwood. It turned out to be one of the world's largest bony fish.
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'Deeply concerned': Morrison sheds light on 2010 meeting in tense interview on The Project The Prime Minister says he has always been concerned about attitudes towards Australian Muslims and has only sought to improve them. SBS - Published 3 days ago Morrison sheds light on 2011 meeting The prime minister says he has always been concerned about attitudes towards Australian Muslims and has only sought to improve them. SBS - Published 3 days ago
Labor seeks alternatives to payday lenders A Labor government would spend $15 million a year on programs to provide affordable loans to low-income Australians, Bill Shorten says. SBS - Published 3 days ago James Pattinson: Nottinghamshire re-sign Australian fast bowler Nottinghamshire re-sign Australian fast bowler James Pattinson for four months of the 2019 season. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
The Australian surfer wearing the Aboriginal flag to take on the world's best Soli Bailey has chosen to carry his Indigenous pride out onto the waves, making history in the process. SBS - Published 3 days ago The Australian surfer taking on the world's best under the Aboriginal flag Soli Bailey has chosen to carry his Indigenous pride out onto the waves, making history in the process. SBS - Published 3 days ago
Australia clears iron ore ports, miners brace as cyclones approach The operator of Australia's key iron ore exporting ports said it was clearing ships from the sites as a severe tropical cyclone heads towards the northwestern coast, while miners were also bracing for.. Reuters - Published 3 days ago Tayla Harris: Online abusers cowardly grubs, says Australian prime minister Tayla Harris hopes her support will make abusers think twice, with Australia's prime minister calling the trolls "cowardly grubs". BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Australia isn't doing enough to combat right-wing radicals, say extremism experts The Coalition has spent more than $50 million on stopping violent extremism, but critics say the focus has centred too much on the threat of Islamists. SBS - Published 3 days ago Explained: Freedom of speech in Australia Do Australians really have the right to freedom of speech? SBS - Published 3 days ago
Australia's PM slams social media 'grubs' after Aussie Rules player abused Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison has described social media users who posted abusive comments beneath a photograph of Australian Rules player Tayla Harris as "cowardly grubs". Reuters - Published 3 days ago After Christchurch shootings, New Zealand's biggest challenge is to pin down just what a high threat level means New Zealand is currently recovering from the shock of its first 21st Century terrorist attack, one of the worst in recent history globally, and the worst ever in the Australian and New Zealand.. Firstpost - Published 3 days ago
Australia happy Turkey 'moderates' remarks The prime minister and opposition leader are pleased the Turkish government has seemingly toned down some incendiary comments made by the country's president. SBS - Published 3 days ago Aust welcome moderation in Turkey remarks Australia is deciding its next steps after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Christchurch mosque attacks opened up a diplomatic rift. SBS - Published 3 days ago