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Becoming a republic could solve Australia Day dispute, Wyatt says
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:41

A federal minister suggests Australia could move towards becoming a republic within a decade, thus ensuring a new Australia Day anniversary to replace...

Australia files WTO complaint over Canada wine sales
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:57

Canberra joins the US in complaining to the World Trade Organization about sales in Canada. BBC News - Asia

Asia and Australia Edition: Winter Olympics, California, C.I.A.: Your Thursday Briefing
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:29

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. NYT > Home Page

Budget cut leaves 10,000 uni places unfunded, Universities Australia says
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:36

A Federal Government freeze on funding for the cost of higher education for students will force unis to find "bandaid" solutions to cover their costs ...

Australia offers cash for Great Barrier Reef rescue ideas
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:21

Australia is calling on the world's top scientific minds to help save the Great Barrier Reef, offering hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund resear...

Is this the cheapest house in Australia?
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:26

THIS time last year, Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce made headlines when he told Australians who couldn’t afford to buy a home to get out of the...

William Hill might leave Australia over tighter gambling regulations
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:42

Senator Nick Xenophon says he "doesn't have a violin small enough for William Hill" after the global gambling giant says it is reviewing its Australia...

Asia and Australia Edition: Jakarta, North Korea, the Cranberries: Your Tuesday Briefing
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:37

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. NYT > Home Page

[Herald Interview] ‘Australia will bring passion from down under to PyeongChang’
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:20

Australian Ambassador James Choi wakes up at 5:30 a.m. for his daily run. “Running gives me a sense of purpose, motivati 코리아헤럴드

New Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle striving for stability
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:36

Rugby Australia's new chief executive Raelene Castle says after a tumultuous last year for rugby that led to the Western Force being axed, she is stri...

World’s deadliest gang in Australia
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 21:56

A MAJOR crackdown on MS-13 in the US has confirmed the violent drug gang’s tentacles have infiltrated Australia. World News | news.com.au — Austr...

#AfricanGangs: Communities respond to negative label in Australia
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 05:55

African-Australians claim #AfricanGangs label to share positive stories in a social media campaign BBC News - Asia

Tamper-resistant pain killers doing little to curb opioid abuse in Australia
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:41

The introduction of strong pain killers that can't be crushed or dissolved — meaning patients can't inject, snort or smoke them — has done little ...

Ecuador wants Julian Assange out of its embassy. Deporting him to Australia is one option
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:36

Ecuador is looking to end an impasse that has seen WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holed up in its embassy in London for five years. Here's what coul...

Australia greenlights $650mn project for world’s biggest solar plant
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:18

A proposal to build the world’s largest thermal solar plant has been approved by the South Australian government. It paves the way for the construct...

US tourist dies on popular hike in outback Australia
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:09

The US man took a wrong turn on a popular track amid extreme heat, authorities say. BBC News - Asia

Koala screwed to post sparks anger in Australia
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:09

Animal welfare authorities are investigating the "sick" discovery at a picnic area. BBC News - Asia

China protests Australia criticism of Chinese aid in Pacific
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:23

CANBERRA, Australia — China has protested an Australian minister's criticisms that Chinese aid programs in poor Pacific island countries were creati...

Akubra girl Dolly's bullying suicide shocks Australia
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:54

Once the face of a famous Akubra hats ad, Amy "Dolly" Everett took her own life over cyberbullying. BBC News - Asia

Gay marriage: First couples wed in Australia
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:16

Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan are one of the first couples to tie the knot under new legislation. BBC News - World

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