Recent News Headlines : Canberra. - Australia

DATING AROUND THE WORLD A PERFECT MATCH FOR COMEDIANS SHARING THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY


Asked which shared story stayed at the forefront of his mind, Blake recalled one nervous Tinder user... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 152

STANISLAV PETROV, THE SOVIET OFFICER WHO SAVED THE WORLD FROM NUCLEAR WAR, DIES AT 77


Stanislav Petrov, who saved the world from nuclear war, dies at 77... READ MORE

19th September, 2017 2451

ARJAN SINGH, INDIA'S FIRST MARSHAL OF THE AIR FORCE NO MORE


India's sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh passed away just two years short of a century in New Delhi on Saturday... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 175

AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP DAY: THOUSANDS WELCOMED IN CEREMONIES AROUND THE COUNTRY


Thousands of people from 131 countries have been granted citizenship as part of Australian Citizenship Day, with major ceremonies held across the nation... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 491

'RECKLESS, CRIMINAL' NORTH KOREA FIRES ANOTHER BALLISTIC MISSILE OVER JAPAN


The missile was launched from the Sunan district of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang and landed in the ocean east of Japan's north island of Hokkaido... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 2986

UNTIL MY SON BECAME DEPENDENT, DRUGS WEREN'T PART OF MY WORLD. I HOPE THEY'RE NEVER PART OF YOURS


Twenty years ago I knew nothing about drugs, nothing about addiction... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 1525

MAN SHOT IN LEGS IN CANBERRA BIKIE SHOOTING, POLICE SAY


Man suffers gunshot wounds to legs in Canberra bikie shooting, police say... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 121

AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR SAYS MONEY-LAUNDERING CASE NO CHALLENGE TO CBA STABILITY


Australian Prudential Regulation Authority APRA Chairman Wayne Byers told a parliamentary committee in Canberra the bank was financially sound despite recent falls in its share price... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 12

AUSTRALIA BACKS UN SECURITY COUNCIL'S STRICTER NORTH KOREA SANCTIONS


Australia has backed tough new sanctions against North Korea, which have been unanimously approved by the United Nations Security Council... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 4

INDIA RAISES 'OFFENSIVE' LAMB ADVERT WITH AUSTRALIA


India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 3269

AUSTRALIAN COURT DISMISSES CHALLENGE TO GAY MARRIAGE SURVEY


Opinion polls show that most Australians want same-sex marriage legalized, but many advocates question how representative of Australian attitudes the postal survey would be... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 79

JACINDA ARDERN PLEDGES TO DECRIMINALISE ABORTION


New Zealand election Jacinda Ardern pledges to decriminalise abortion... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 2966

CLINTON PRYOR FINISHES YEAR-LONG WALK FOR ABORIGINAL JUSTICE


A corroboree was held at the tent embassy on Sunday afternoon to celebrate Mr Pryor's arrival, as crowds chanted always was, always will be, Aboriginal land ... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 11818

NORTH KOREA AT THE TIPPING POINT


In other words, if you let North Korea develop its nukes, South Korea and Japan will want them too... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 316

AUSTRALIA AND EAST TIMOR STRIKE 'LANDMARK' DEAL TO END GREATER SUNRISE DISPUTE


The two parties also agreed on central elements of a maritime boundary in the Timor Sea, it said... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 1540

AUSTRALIA BARS 'WORLD'S NO.1 ANTI-VAXXER' FROM ENTRY


Australia has vaccination rates of over 90 percent for those aged one to five... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 0

ANU STUDENTS, LECTURER BASHED WITH BASEBALL BAT IN ATTACK AT CANBERRA CAMPUS


Three students and a lecturer are injured in an attack by a baseball bat-wielding student in an Australian National University classroom... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 1417

MAN ARRESTED AFTER BASEBALL BAT ATTACK AT AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY


At least some of the hurt students were Asian, detective superintendent Cartwright said... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 34

STUDENT ATTACKS 4 WITH BAT IN AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITY CLASS


Other students in the class intervened and tried to restrain the attacker, but he assaulted four people, including the teacher... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 0

AUSTRALIAN PM: TONY ABBOTT WAS ONCE TOO DRUNK FOR PARLIAMENT


Abbott is campaigning against same-sex marriage ahead of a national postal survey on the subject next month, while Turnbull supports marriage equality... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 0

SECOND MELBOURNE COUNCIL VOTES TO CHANGE AUSTRALIA DAY


A second Melbourne council has voted in favour of making changes to Australia Day, including the rescheduling of citizenship ceremonies... READ MORE

21st August, 2017 32

INSIDE THE WORLD'S GREATEST SPACE MISSION


This is the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's JPL mission control for Nasa's Voyager spacecraft... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 5141

EXPLAINED: WHY MUSLIM WOMEN WEAR A BURKA, NIQAB OR HIJAB


Explainer Why do Muslim women wear a burka, niqab or hijab?... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 36575

OVERSEAS ORPHANAGES UNDER SCRUTINY AS AUSTRALIANS TOLD TO WITHDRAW SUPPORT


Bangkok Australians are likely to be soon banned from supporting orphanages in countries like Cambodia... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 2699

MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370: SCIENTISTS POTENTIALLY NARROW SEARCH AREA TO 3 SPOTS


Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished last year on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1225

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND LOCKED IN ODD POLITICAL FEUD


I greatly value New Zealand's relationship with the Australian government, she said in a statement... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 169

NZ CONFIRMS BARNABY JOYCE IS A CITIZEN, HIGH COURT TO DECIDE ELIGIBILITY


The New Zealand government has no register recognising me as a New Zealand citizen, Mr Joyce said... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 7099

GOVERNMENT TO PUSH FOR POSTAL BALLOT IF SAME SEX-MARRIAGE PLEBISCITE FAILS IN SENATE AGAIN


Marriage equality advocates have already signalled they will challenge the legality of a postal ballot in the High Court... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 5613

RACE TO RENEW INDIA SUBMARINE FORCE AMID RISING CHINA THREAT


While the operational urgency cannot be undermined, there is a need for the Indian Navy to fight its wars with Indian-made submarines, said K.V... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 3521

INDIA PREPARES TO TAKE DELIVERY OF ONE OF WORLD'S STEALTHIEST SUBMARINES AMID CHINA THREAT


Updated August 4, 2017 11 14 am Indian Navy's Scorpene submarine INS Kalvari is escorted by tugboats as it arrives at Mazagon Docks Ltd, in Mumbai... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 1573

Trending News Headlines : Canberra.

'NO-ONE CARES, MATE': BEING A WAR VETERAN AT 27


I've also met some Vietnam veterans who have never spoken about their military service ever again... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 43072

PILOT, 4 U.S. TOURISTS KILLED IN AUSTRALIA PLANE CRASH


Post to Facebook Pilot, 4 U.S. tourists killed in Australia plane crash The twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air aircraft crashed into a mall shortly after takeoff... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 29204

WHY YOU'RE ABOUT TO PAY THROUGH THE NOSE FOR POWER


Right now, coal accounts for 76 per cent of our electricity generation... READ MORE

7th July, 2017 16692

PUTIN A BIGGER THREAT THAN ISLAMIC STATE, MCCAIN SAYS


Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the Islamic State terror group, US senator John McCain tells the ABC's 7.30 program... READ MORE

30th May, 2017 10789

THIS IS WHY AUSTRALIA HASN'T HAD A RECESSION IN OVER 25 YEARS


As for Australia's recession risk, slumps have traditionally come from the RBA slamming on the brakes to try to rein in inflation... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 6831

FAITH IN POLITICS: AUSTRALIA'S FIRST MUSLIM MP


Ed Husic is sitting in a bare sports hall on one of a few benches arranged in its centre... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 6471

AT LEAST FOUR DEAD, 40 INJURED AFTER TERRORIST TARGETS WESTMINSTER BRIDGE, HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT


London attack At least four dead, 40 injured after terrorist targets Westminster Bridge, Houses of Parliament... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 5963

I'D LAUNCH NUCLEAR STRIKE AGAINST CHINA IF TRUMP ORDERED IT


A senior U.S. military official said Thursday that he would launch a nuclear strike against China next week if President Trump ordered it... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 5675

PLANE HITS MELBOURNE MALL, ALL ON BOARD PRESUMED DEAD


Australian pilot and four Americans killed as engine of light plane 'fails' after takeoff from Essendon airport... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 5620

U.S. ADMIRAL STANDS READY TO OBEY A TRUMP NUCLEAR-STRIKE ORDER


Charlie Brown later said Swift's answer reaffirmed the principle of civilian control over the military... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 3867

DONALD TRUMP'S ALLEGED RUSSIA LINKS WILL DWARF WATERGATE SCANDAL, SAYS JAMES CLAPPER


Mr Clapper said he would be very interested to hear Mr Comey's evidence -- who he said had been inexcusably sacked by Mr Trump... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 3742

'I HAVE THIS RUSSIAN GUY': AUSTRALIA'S MALCOLM TURNBULL MIMICS, MOCKS TRUMP


Australia's prime minister had some 'splaining to do after audio emerged of him mimicking and apparently mocking President Trump during a speech... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 3488

VETERAN GETS TO SIT IN COCKPIT OF BOMBER HE FLEW IN WAR


After the war Mr Maxton, who grew up on the Kalgan River in the Great Southern region of the state, moved to a farm in Albany... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 3451

AUSTRALIA SLAMS PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT OVER DRUG KILLINGS


I don't care about human rights, you better believe me, he said in August last year... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 3076

CANADA'S BID FOR UN SECURITY COUNCIL SEAT COULD MEAN COSTLY CAMPAIGN


In campaign for UN Security Council seat, Canadians may never know the true cost... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 3018

HANSON REFUSES TO RETRACT COMMENTS ABOUT CHILDREN WITH AUTISM


Federal Labor MP Emma Husar, who has a child with autism, has demanded an apology from Ms Hanson... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 2512

CHINA, UNITED STATES CANNOT AFFORD CONFLICT


China, United States cannot afford conflict Chinese foreign minister... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 2459

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLGIRL KILLED IN BAGHDAD ICE CREAM PARLOUR ATTACK


Other videos of the attack posted on social media show wounded and bloodied people crying for help on the footpath outside the ice cream parlour... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 2312

ANTI-NETANYAHU PROTESTERS MARCH THROUGH SYDNEY


A police helicopter hovered over the city as speakers slammed Canberra's strong support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 2133

TURNBULL AND GHANI SIGN $320M AFGHAN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT


Malcolm Turnbull has pledged Australia's ongoing support for Afghanistan and signed a 320 million development agreement, during an historic visit by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 2009

BRITISH ATHLETE IN BID TO CYCLE AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS


Mark Beaumont is aiming to smash the current record of 123 days by cycling 240 miles a day... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 2004

AUSTRALIA POLICE: MELBOURNE ATTACK 'ACT OF TERRORISM'


Police shot dead Yacqub Khayre on Monday after he held a woman hostage inside an apartment building in Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 1944

TESLA TO INSTALL WORLDS LARGEST LITHIUM-ION BATTERY IN AUSTRALIA. ALSO


Tesla to Install Worlds Largest Lithium-Ion Battery in Australia Also Reactions to North Korea... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 1829

DONALD TRUMP HAS ENTERED A WAR HE CANNOT WIN -- IN WHICH TRUTH IS THE ENEMY


External Link realDonaldTrump I have been asking Director Comey others, from the beginning of my administratoin, to find the LEAKERS in the intelligence community..... READ MORE

18th May, 2017 1762

SERVICE DOGS OFFER INVALUABLE SUPPORT TO VETERANS LIVING WITH PTSD


Service dogs are aiding veterans and emergency service personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD in new support program... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 1370

TURNBULL SAYS 'NO PLANS TO CHANGE' SAME-SEX MARRIAGE POLICY


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull went to last year's election with Tony Abbott's plan for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 1297

SECOND AUSTRALIAN SENATOR QUITS BECAUSE OF DUAL CITIZENSHIP


ET July 18, 2017 Australian Greens Senator Larissa Waters announces her resignation in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 18 July 2017... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 1271

AUSTRALIA'S RELATIONSHIP WITH CHINA 'COULD NOT BE STRONGER', BISHOP SAYS


Australia and China's foreign ministers have pledged to further strengthen the link between the two countries at a meeting in Canberra on Tuesday... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 1269

64000 VISA OVERSTAYERS FRUSTRATING SAYS EXPERT


Latest figures from the Immigration department show Malaysians lead in overstaying visas, though the overall number has been static for years... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 1251

BOOST FOR MILITARY'S POWERS IN 'TERRORIST INCIDENTS'


The Sydney incident and a series of other lone wolf attacks have thrown police tactics and Australia's response to potential security threats, into sharp focus... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 1232


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