Recent News Headlines : Australia - Australia

'WHAT A DAY FOR LOVE': AUSTRALIA'S FIRST SAME-SEX WEDDING COULD HAPPEN NEXT YEAR


The Australian Parliament voted 146 to 4 in support of same-sex marriage... READ MORE

7th December, 2017 987

'KWAUSSIE' WINS AUSTRALIA'S WORD OF THE YEAR


Crowe lives in Australia but was born across the Tasman Sea in New Zealand... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 0

TURNBULL GETS SOME GOOD NEWS AS POLL FINDS VOTERS HAVE TIRED OF LEADERSHIP ROUNDABOUT


Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull received an unexpected boost from an opinion poll Monday that showed voters want their leaders to gove... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 0

ENGLAND LOSE EARLY WICKET IN CHASE AFTER BIG AUSSIE TOTAL


Marsh and Tim Paine both vindicated their contentious Test recalls as Australia took charge... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 0

EMBATTLED AUSTRALIAN PM SAYS HE WILL LEAD GOVERNMENT TO NEXT ELECTION


On Friday, the conservative deputy premier of New South Wales state John Barilaro called for Turnbull to step down as a Christmas gift to the nation... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 158

AUSTRALIA BEATS ENGLAND 6-0 IN TENSE TOURNAMENT DECIDER


Rugby League World Cup final Australia beats England 6-0 in tense tournament decider... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 607

AUSTRALIA'S JILLAROOS BEAT NEW ZEALAND 23-16 IN FINAL TO CLAIM WORLD TITLE


The Women's Rugby League World Cup title is Australia's for the second time after winning a sensational final against New Zealand 23-16 in Brisbane... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 1001

TESLA CONNECTS WORLD'S BIGGEST BATTERY IN AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK


ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 7

TESLA BUILDS WORLD'S BIGGEST BATTERY IN AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK


ADELAIDE, Australia AP -- The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, delivering on a promise by Tesla Inc... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 5

'HISTORY IN THE MAKING': WORLD'S BIGGEST BATTERY LAUNCHED IN AUSTRALIA AS ELON MUSK BEATS 100-DAY DEADLINE


The Australian Energy Market Operator AEMO said it delivered 70MW of stored wind energy into the state's market to meet peak demand on Thursday... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 1072

LAND OF THE BIRDS: WHY AUSTRALIA HAS THE WORLD'S GREATEST DIVERSITY OF AVIAN LIFE


Australian birds generally are very noisy, even non-nectar feeders such as magpies, kookaburras and some cockatoos... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 2678

BEST AND WORST CASE SCENARIOS FOR THE SOCCEROOS


FIFA World Cup draw for dummies Best and worst case scenarios for the Socceroos... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 89

WOMEN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL TO BE PART OF COMMONWEALTH GAMES


Women of the World WOW is set to combine with the Commonwealth Games in 2018 to promote and empower women... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 60

YOUNG TRANSGENDER PATIENTS WON'T NEED COURT ORDER FOR HORMONE TREATMENT


Adolescent Australians seeking hormone treatment to change gender will no longer need a Family Court order... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 11

AUSTRALIAN STATE PASSES ASSISTED DYING LAW


Dr. Baker said that a survey of Australian Medical Association members last year showed a strong minority of support for euthanasia policies... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 1884

'WE ARE A CARING PEOPLE': AUSTRALIA'S YOUNGEST EVER SENATOR DELIVERS FIRST SPEECH


The Western Australian Senator delivered his speech on Wednesday and spoke passionately about taking action on Indigenous disadvantage, climate change, tax avoidance and refugees... READ MORE

29th November, 2017 53

GRAPHIC AUSTRALIAN VIDEO OF JAPANESE WHALING RELEASED


The Australian Government has chosen to side with the poachers instead of defending the whales of the Southern Ocean, he said... READ MORE

29th November, 2017 0

WHY DO 25 PER CENT OF AUSTRALIANS FEEL NEGATIVITY TOWARDS MUSLIMS?


The number of Australians who felt immigration was too high also increased in the past year from 34 per cent last year to 37 per cent this year... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 3377

2017 ARIA AWARDS: A.B. ORIGINAL PRAISE TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100 DATE CHANGE


Original duo Adam Briggs and Daniel Trials Rankin said they were happy with the decision to move the Triple J Hottest 100 from Australia Day... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 556

WORLD'S BIGGEST BATTERY TO BE READY THIS WEEK IN AUSTRALIA


The South Australia battery will store energy from Neoen's Hornsdale Wind Farm near Jamestown... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 10

'I'LL BE BOYCOTTING TRIPLE J THIS AUS DAY' AND OTHER REACTIONS TO HOTTEST 100 MOVE


A decision by Triple J to move its annual Hottest 100 countdown away from Australia Day announced yesterday has been met with mixed reactions... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 4207

AUSTRALIA POLICE ARREST MAN ACCUSED OF NEW YEAR ATTACK PLAN


Australian police said on Tuesday they have arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of planning a New Year's Eve attack in Melbourne... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 43

KEEP BACKING YOURSELVES, ROOT TELLS BEATEN ENGLAND


The series now heads to the Adelaide Oval for the first-ever day-night Ashes Test, starting on Saturday, where England cannot afford to lose again... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 0

AUSTRALIA TO FACE JAPAN IN WORLD CUP QUALIFIER IN SA AFTER THRASHING CHINESE TAIPEI


Basketball Australia to face Japan in World Cup qualifier in SA after thrashing Chinese Taipei... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 20

NSW GOVERNMENT REVEALS REASONING BEHIND KNOCKING DOWN OF OLYMPIC AND SYDNEY FOOTBALL STADIUMS


The Government has estimated the cost of replacing the Sydney Football Stadium at 705 million, and the Olympic Stadium at 1.25 billion, subject to a tendering process... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 2092

BROKEN: VIETNAM VETS' LONG STRUGGLE WITH PTSD


Many veterans define themselves completely by the fact that they are a soldier... READ MORE

25th November, 2017 489

THIS CHRISTMAS POP-UP SELLS MUCH-NEEDED ITEMS FOR REFUGEES


With sales everywhere you look and fast-lanes in shopping centres facilitating a shopping frenzy, the festive period has become more about consumerism than the Christmas spirit... READ MORE

25th November, 2017 434

AUSTRALIA CALLS FOR US ENGAGEMENT IN REGION AMID CHINA RISE


The United States has been the dominant power in our region throughout Australia's post-Second World War history... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 0

PAPUA NEW GUINEA POLICE EVICT REMAINING ASYLUM-SEEKERS FROM AUSTRALIAN-RUN DETENTION CAMP


Men occupy the closed Manus Island immigration detention centre in Papua New Guinea, November 23, 2017... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 750

PNG POLICE END LONG STANDOFF WITH REFUGEES AT AUSTRALIA DETENTION CAMP


Around 600 men, most of them with refugee status, were left stuck on Manus since 2013 with diminishing hope of resettlement... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Australia

PENNY WONG BREAKS DOWN IN TEARS AS SHE HEARS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE RESULT


An emotional Penny Wong broke down when she learned Australia had voted Yes to legalising same-sex marriage alongside her Senate colleagues... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 18553

LUCKIEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD WAKES UP TO FIND $19M IN BANK ACCOUNT


Sydney woman Clare Wainwright woke up to find herself 19 million richer and her mortgage paid off... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 15528

WHY DO SOUTH AUSTRALIANS HAVE A DIFFERENT ACCENT TO THE REST OF AUSTRALIA?


It isn't defined by the state's boundaries and there are people all over Australia who talk like South Australians, but aren't, Professor Sussex said... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 11830

PACIFIC ISLANDERS CALL FOR AUSTRALIA NOT TO FUND ADANI COALMINE


Australia needs to make a stronger contribution to fight climate change and its impacts, the report says... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 6206

AUSTRALIA'S MANUS ISLAND RESPONSE IS 'UNACCEPTABLE'


Mr Peters has made it clear New Zealand's offer also includes refugees and asylum seekers in Australian detention centres in Nauru... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 5365

RAINBOW CELEBRATIONS AS AUSTRALIANS VOTE FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE


Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher said he was deeply disappointed that the likely result will be legislation to further deconstruct marriage and family in Australia ... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 5057

JOHN OLIVER SLAMS AUSTRALIA'S 'TOXIC' SAME-SEX MARRIAGE POSTAL SURVEY


British comedian and political commentator John Oliver has slammed the Australian same-sex marriage postal survey on his popular US talk show Last Week Tonight... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 3513

GERMAN NEWSPAPER CATALOGS 33,293 WHO DIED TRYING TO ENTER EUROPE


German Newspaper Catalogs 33293 Who Died Trying to Enter Europe... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 2720

'LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT': REFUGEE WHO MET HIS WIFE ON MANUS PLEADING TO STAY


Refugee Alex Rashid met the love of his life on Manus Island, now he's fighting to stay with her and his family... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 2524

PAULINE HANSON DENIES SHE'S A DUAL CITIZEN


I can assure everyone I am not eligible for British citizenship, she said in Gladstone during a regional blitz in the Queensland election campaign... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 2354

'HUMAN DISASTER': AUSTRALIANS OF THE YEAR PLEA FOR MANUS REFUGEES


Former Australians of the year have penned an open letter urging the nation's political leaders to address the unfolding 'human disaster' on Manus Island... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 2346

AUSTRALIA'S FAMED ULURU OUTBACK MONOLITH TO BE CLOSED TO CLIMBERS


The traditional owners of Uluru, the Anangu people, have called for the climb to be closed since 1985, when the park was placed in indigenous hands... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 2264

IF ONLY WE'D LISTENED TO THIS GUY, WE MIGHT'VE AVOIDED THIS CITIZENSHIP MESS


In 1992, the High Court ruled that two candidates in a by-election were ineligible on the basis of dual citizenship... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 2221

TESLA CRANKS UP BIG BATTERY IN AUSTRALIA


Tesla Powerpacks at Neoen wind farm in Hornsdale, South Australia September 29, 2017... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 2081

'I MISS MY FAMILY. ANGELIKA'S LIKE AN AUNT.' THE OLDER GERMANS TAKING IN SYRIAN REFUGEES


It has promised to welcome 20,000 Syrian refugees in this way by 2020... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 1826

AUSTRALIA HAS STRANDED HUNDREDS OF REFUGEES ON A REMOTE ISLAND


Australia shuts down Manus Island detention center, leaving hundreds of refugees stranded... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 1654

PAPUA NEW GUINEAS POLICE STORM MANUS ISLAND REFUGEE CAMP


The Papua New Guinea authorities' aggressive move, which Australia's immigration minister confirmed was taking place, represented an escalation of the conflict over the Manus center... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 1641

UN HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF TELLS TURNBULL GOVERNMENT TO RESTORE SERVICES TO MANUS IMMEDIATELY


He called on the Australian Government to restore services immediately... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 1589

FOREIGN BACKPACKERS IN AUSTRALIA LIVE NIGHTMARE AS SLAVE LABORERS


The working holiday in Australia is promoted as a cultural exchange Travelers can experience the outback, while farmers gain agricultural labor... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 1576

ELON MUSK'S GIANT BATTERY SET FOR TESTING IN THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK


Billionaire Elon Musk's giant battery being built in the Australian outback will be energized in coming days and begin testing, indicating Tesla Inc... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 1556

STOLEN ABORIGINAL REMAINS RETURNED TO AUSTRALIA AFTER MORE THAN A CENTURY


The return of their ancestors' mortal remains is of immense importance to the Aboriginal people, said Australian ambassador Lynette Wood on Tuesday in Hanover... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 1467

AUSTRALIANS VOTE TO NAME SYDNEY HARBOUR BOAT FERRY MCFERRYFACE


Australians vote to name Sydney Harbour boat as Ferry McFerryface... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 1246

BASHING OF CHINESE STUDENT IN CANBERRA THREATENS AUSTRALIA'S IMAGE


Global Times, a mass-circulating national newspaper focused on foreign policy, said the incident would prompt many Chinese people to feel Australia isn't safe... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 1178

'WE WON'T BE PRESSURED': PM FIRM ON MANUS REFUGEES AS PNG POLICE ENTER CENTRE


They think this is some way they can pressure the Australian government to let them come to Australia... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 1147

AUSTRALIA REFUSES NZ OFFER ON MANUS ISLAND REFUGEES


Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has turned down a renewed offer from New Zealand to resettle some refugees from a Papua New Guinea detention centre... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 1102

'BRACING FOR ANOTHER BREXIT OR TRUMP SHOCK'


At 10 00am AEDT we'll finally find out for sure how Australia feels about same-sex marriage... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 1061

UN IMPLORES AUSTRALIA TO RESUME FEEDING 'STARVING' REFUGEES AT REMOTE CAMP


Remote manus island centre, closed this week, is part of australia's disputed immigration policy... READ MORE

3rd November, 2017 1034

REFUGEES 'SCARED' TO LEAVE AUSTRALIA CAMP


'Australia's Guantanamo' Australia first opened Manus Island centre in 2001... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 1013

AUSTRALIA JOCKEY SUSPENDED FOR HORSE PUNCH


A jockey has been suspended for punching his horse before a race in South Australia... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 941

AUSTRALIAS CURIOUS PATH TO LEGALIZING GAY MARRIAGE


What made the same-sex marriage vote even more controversial was that it had nothing to do with the Australian Constitution, and could have been avoided... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 856


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