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Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia - The Guardian
Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia  The Guardian

Joint submission calls nuclear 'a dangerous distraction' from real action on climate as Zali Steggall backs 2050 zero-emissions target.


Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues - The Guardian
Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues  The Guardian

New survey finds almost 80% support CEOs having a say, but more than half believe when they do, it is out of self-interest.


Ashes 2019, fifth Test report: ‘S**t stirrer’ Matthew Wade’s century not enough to save Australia at The Oval - Fox Sports
Ashes 2019, fifth Test report: ‘S**t stirrer’ Matthew Wade’s century not enough to save Australia at The Oval  Fox Sports

Having peppered England with barbs throughout the Ashes, “s*** stirrer” Matthew Wade let his bat do the talking with a composed century, as the series ended a ...


Australia’s best beachside property bargains - NEWS.com.au
Australia’s best beachside property bargains  NEWS.com.au

Think of the classic Australian beach house, and images of fibro features, pastel paint jobs and simple boxy designs come to mind. They were built on the cheap, ...


The nightmare of Australia's welfare system: 'At the push of a button, my working life was erased' - The Guardian
The nightmare of Australia's welfare system: 'At the push of a button, my working life was erased'  The Guardian

Six people recount their interactions with Centrelink and the government's welfare programs, which range from absurd to frustrating to insulting.


Nationals back welfare system expansion and crackdown on vegan 'milk' - The Guardian
Nationals back welfare system expansion and crackdown on vegan 'milk'  The Guardian

Party wants non-animal milks and meats to undergo a labelling change as it pushes for national rollout of cashless debit card.


Optus chosen to cover mobile black spots in remote Australia, sparking anger - ABC News
Optus chosen to cover mobile black spots in remote Australia, sparking anger  ABC News

Locals in far-north Queensland say it's ludicrous to install an Optus satellite small cell *service* in a remote Telstra-dominated area.


Lanning controls chase as Australia stay unbeaten - cricket.com.au
Lanning controls chase as Australia stay unbeaten  cricket.com.au

Australia's skipper shines in the field and with the bat as the tourists win the first T20 to make it four wins from four matches on tour.


Coalition's 'big stick' energy laws a 'backdoor to privatisation', Labor says - The Guardian
Coalition's 'big stick' energy laws a 'backdoor to privatisation', Labor says  The Guardian

Mark Butler signals ALP will continue to oppose legislation to break up power companies and refuses to recommit to a 45% emissions reduction target.


Jailed Australian Islamic State member says 'charity banquet' convinced him to go to Syria - ABC News
Jailed Australian Islamic State member says 'charity banquet' convinced him to go to Syria  ABC News

An Australian member of the Islamic State group (IS) says he was convinced to go to Syria to fight after attending "charity banquets" in Australia.


Why going green is the best way to fire up Australia's economy - The Age
Why going green is the best way to fire up Australia's economy  The Age

We need to plan now so green spending is ready to go when needed.


Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018 - The Guardian
Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018  The Guardian

Cambridge-educated lecturer in Islamic Studies at Melbourne University has been in prison in Tehran for almost a year.


Water shortage: Australian towns that will soon run dry - NEWS.com.au
Water shortage: Australian towns that will soon run dry  NEWS.com.au

Parts of regional NSW could run out of water as early as November with data showing the worst-case scenario for the state if there's no rain or government ...


Los Angeles man arrested over cocaine haul bound for Australia - 9News
Los Angeles man arrested over cocaine haul bound for Australia  9News

A Los Angeles man has admitted his role in a cocaine trafficking operation that attempted to fool Australia...


How the government's surveillance plans could turn Australia into a Black Mirror episode - 9News
How the government's surveillance plans could turn Australia into a Black Mirror episode  9News

A lot of us have seen the show Black Mirror on Netflix. It's a cracker. Each standalone episode tells a different story about how society's over-reliance on ...


Cyclist dies after crashing while under attack by swooping magpie - The Guardian
Cyclist dies after crashing while under attack by swooping magpie  The Guardian

Seventy-six-year-old suffered head injuries when he veered off a bike path and hit a fence post in Wollongong.


First case of extensively drug-resistant typhoid reported in Australia - Sydney Morning Herald
First case of extensively drug-resistant typhoid reported in Australia  Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's first case of extensively drug resistant typhoid has been confirmed in a 20-month-old girl, who was taken to hospital suffering with high fever and ...


There was no smear on Chinese Australians, just a search for answers - The Guardian
There was no smear on Chinese Australians, just a search for answers  The Guardian

The PM mustered up outrage on behalf of Gladys Liu and the brutal arithmetic of parliament means he must now dig in.


UN official flags Australian immigration detention concerns ahead of all-access visit - SBS News
UN official flags Australian immigration detention concerns ahead of all-access visit  SBS News

A UN subcommittee will visit a range of Australian detention facilities on an upcoming visit in the "coming months". Here, subcommittee chair Sir Malcolm Evans ...


Ashes 2019: England consigns Australia to a 113-year low - NEWS.com.au
Ashes 2019: England consigns Australia to a 113-year low  NEWS.com.au

England won the fifth Ashes Test but Australia holds on to the urn after drawing the series 2-2.


Australia's Boomers lose to France in Basketball World Cup bronze-medal match - ABC News
Australia's Boomers lose to France in Basketball World Cup bronze-medal match  ABC News

France come from 15 points behind to steal the bronze medal from the Boomers in a 67-59 win at the basketball World Cup.


Parents should put down their phones and help solve Australia's writing crisis - Sydney Morning Herald
Parents should put down their phones and help solve Australia's writing crisis  Sydney Morning Herald

We should start by inviting every child across the country to pick up a pencil and write a 12-page book.


Bushfires continue to burn across east Australia - Aljazeera.com
Bushfires continue to burn across east Australia  Aljazeera.com

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology warns the fire danger remains high throughout Queensland.


Hannah Gadsby wins, kicks off Australia's Emmy campaign - Sydney Morning Herald
Hannah Gadsby wins, kicks off Australia's Emmy campaign  Sydney Morning Herald

The comedian, who wrote and starred in Netflix's Nanette, won the Emmy for outstanding writing for a variety special.


How Australia's largest swimming pool was built on a natural mineral spring at Helidon - ABC News
How Australia's largest swimming pool was built on a natural mineral spring at Helidon  ABC News

For a time in the 1960s, a natural spring at the foot of the Great Dividing Range was home to Australia's largest swimming pool and legendary mini-Woodstock ...


Australia not worried about oil shortages - 9News
Australia not worried about oil shortages  9News

Federal energy minister Angus Taylor has downplayed the risk of Australian motorists paying more at the bow...


60 Minutes: Gay Conversion Therapy still practiced in churches across Australia - 9News
60 Minutes: Gay Conversion Therapy still practiced in churches across Australia  9News

An undercover 60 Minutes investigation has revealed a form of Gay Conversion Therapy is still proliferating...


Ashes 5th Test 2019 live cricket scores day 4: England defeats Australia - NEWS.com.au
Ashes 5th Test 2019 live cricket scores day 4: England defeats Australia  NEWS.com.au

England has won the final Ashes Test at The Oval. It means the series is drawn 2-2 but as the reigning holders of the urn, the Aussies will still fly home with the ...


Government steels itself for further scrutiny of Gladys Liu – politics live - The Guardian
Government steels itself for further scrutiny of Gladys Liu – politics live  The Guardian

Labor will resume demands for MP to make a statement to parliament on her links to Chinese Communist party groups. All today's events in Canberra, live.


Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust - The Guardian
Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust  The Guardian

Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran aground.


The former Wallabies doctor helping Australia's refugees get back on their feet, for free - SBS News
The former Wallabies doctor helping Australia's refugees get back on their feet, for free  SBS News

Very few refugees and asylum seekers can say they are being treated by one of Australia's leading sports doctors, but some of the country's most marginalised ...


Global political uncertainty blamed for wool price woes as Australian farmers battle drought - ABC News
Global political uncertainty blamed for wool price woes as Australian farmers battle drought  ABC News

Farmers question whether to hand-feed their sheep in dry conditions in the hope that the wool price's decline will turn around.


Morning mail: cladding 'terror' secrecy, magpie swooping death, Ashes series drawn - The Guardian
Morning mail: cladding 'terror' secrecy, magpie swooping death, Ashes series drawn  The Guardian

Monday: NSW urges councils to cite 'terrorism' threat to keep flammable cladding locations secret. Plus, England claim fifth Test victory.


Australian and British bloggers arrested in Iran named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin - The Guardian
Australian and British bloggers arrested in Iran named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin  The Guardian

Couple left Perth in 2017 and had been documenting their travels as they drove to London before being detained in Tehran's Evin prison.


Tanya Day inquest: beyond the symbolic, police dodge serious questions - The Guardian
Tanya Day inquest: beyond the symbolic, police dodge serious questions  The Guardian

Analysis: the last day of hearings into the death in custody of the Yorta Yorta woman was an opportunity for police to apologise and promise policy change.


Australia to attend climate summit empty-handed despite UN pleas to 'come with a plan' - The Conversation - Australia
Australia to attend climate summit empty-handed despite UN pleas to 'come with a plan'  The Conversation - Australia

The UN has asked world leaders to bring concrete climate action plans to this week's summit - and Australia is likely to cop heavy criticism.


Housing market: Australian suburbs where house prices are booming - NEWS.com.au
Housing market: Australian suburbs where house prices are booming  NEWS.com.au

Spring has sprung and that normally means good things for property markets.


Australia a classic study in how not to build a productive economy - Michael West News
Australia a classic study in how not to build a productive economy  Michael West News

Productivity has tanked under this Government and Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, is floundering. Result? Australia is providing a classic study in how not to build ...


Australia's most remote footy league returns after tackling violent behaviour - ABC News
Australia's most remote footy league returns after tackling violent behaviour  ABC News

As thousands flock to the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the AFL finals, 2000 kilometres away players are preparing for a football experience with a difference.


Ice to Eskimos? Kiwi miner finds niche selling coal to Australia - The Australian Financial Review
Ice to Eskimos? Kiwi miner finds niche selling coal to Australia  The Australian Financial Review

Australia might be the world's biggest exporter of coking coal, but that hasn't stopped a crafty Kiwi miner selling the black stuff to us.


A Jew in the outback - ABC News
A Jew in the outback  ABC News

Australia is home to 91000 Jews. Most of them live in Melbourne. Welcome to life inside Australia's most populous Jewish community.


From homophobia to human rights: Flagging Australia's transformation - ABC News
From homophobia to human rights: Flagging Australia's transformation  ABC News

Close to the heart of gay rights campaigner Rodney Croome are two flags made from the dresses of drag queens who fought police in the Stonewall riots in New ...


Australia's Boomers lose to Spain 95-88 in basketball World Cup semi-final in China - ABC News
Australia's Boomers lose to Spain 95-88 in basketball World Cup semi-final in China  ABC News

After leading for much of the game, Australia falls short of making its first men's basketball World Cup final following an agonising 95-88 double overtime loss to ...


Baduciao: Chinese-Australian artist receives death threats for political art - NEWS.com.au
Baduciao: Chinese-Australian artist receives death threats for political art  NEWS.com.au

His artworks are powerful, political and subversive. They adorn the laneways of Melbourne and the placards of protesters in Hong Kong but despite receiving ...


Six young Australians a day forced into nursing homes - The Guardian
Six young Australians a day forced into nursing homes  The Guardian

Royal commission hears of plight of young Australians stuck in aged care.


Australia's high cancer survival rates attributed to earlier detection - The Guardian
Australia's high cancer survival rates attributed to earlier detection  The Guardian

Global study finds Australia leads in survival rates for bowel, oesophageal, pancreatic, stomach and rectum cancer.


Wealth in Australia: Property now determines class, experts say - NEWS.com.au
Wealth in Australia: Property now determines class, experts say  NEWS.com.au

An Australian's wealth was once determined by their employment status, the type of job they had and how much money they made. But in 2019, there's a new ...


Australia's secretive billionaire David Teoh steps into media spotlight - The Guardian
Australia's secretive billionaire David Teoh steps into media spotlight  The Guardian

Teoh, who despite running one of Australia's largest telcos has managed to maintain anonymity, runs gauntlet of media.


Warwick Smith: Australia’s Mr China - The Australian
Warwick Smith: Australia’s Mr China  The Australian

Sydney businessman Warwick Smith still remembers his first trip to China more than 30 years ago. The young lawyer from a prominent Tasmanian wool trading ...


Littleproud's gaffe and PM's reluctance only reinforce Australia's climate reputation - The Guardian
Littleproud's gaffe and PM's reluctance only reinforce Australia's climate reputation  The Guardian

Most major players, including China, remain committed to the Paris process in a way Australia apparently is not. Adam Morton Environment editor.


Climate change survey shows Australians want action on emissions, but are divided on nuclear - ABC News
Climate change survey shows Australians want action on emissions, but are divided on nuclear  ABC News

A majority of Australians believe climate change is driving more droughts and floods, and that increasing electricity prices are the result of "excessive profit ...


Live export footage shows Australian cattle dragged by ropes before slaughter in Indonesia - The Guardian
Live export footage shows Australian cattle dragged by ropes before slaughter in Indonesia  The Guardian

Exclusive: An investigation is under way after cattle were allegedly sold illegally outside supply chain.


'Guilty by association': Chinese-Australians slam anti-China rhetoric - SBS News
'Guilty by association': Chinese-Australians slam anti-China rhetoric  SBS News

Chinese-Australians say the foreign interference debate has created a whole new level of 'Sinophobia' not seen since the White Australia policy.


Australia's nuclear-weapons debate: shifting the focus - The Strategist
Australia's nuclear-weapons debate: shifting the focus  The Strategist

Australia's national security community is once again in the midst of a debate on whether or not Australia should acquire nuclear weapons. This latest round was ...


'Something sparked inside me': the $650 plant stealing hearts and wallets - The Guardian
'Something sparked inside me': the $650 plant stealing hearts and wallets  The Guardian

The cream and white variegated monstera is the Instagram plant de jour and for the fanatics, money is no object.


'I don't know how we come back from this': Australia's big dry sucks life from once-proud towns - The Guardian
'I don't know how we come back from this': Australia's big dry sucks life from once-proud towns  The Guardian

Guardian Australia reports from three communities hard hit by one of the worst droughts in living memory.


The inner workings of Australia's most secretive billionaire, TPG boss David Teoh - ABC News
The inner workings of Australia's most secretive billionaire, TPG boss David Teoh  ABC News

Until this week little was known about TPG executive chairman David Teoh and the way he runs the $6.5 billion telco, which he founded.


LNP senator compares immigration to 'over stocking' paddocks – as it happened - The Guardian
LNP senator compares immigration to 'over stocking' paddocks – as it happened  The Guardian

The LNP senator, Gerard Rennick, has called for a cut in immigration in his first speech.


2020 Abarth 595 Pista unveiled, coming to Australia - CarAdvice
2020 Abarth 595 Pista unveiled, coming to Australia  CarAdvice

The Abarth 595 Pista has been unveiled, and the new model bridges the gap between the base 595 and the 595 Competizione. Under the bonnet, the 595 Pista ...


Labor turns up heat on Morrison government over economy - The Guardian
Labor turns up heat on Morrison government over economy  The Guardian

Parliament resumes, and with it Labor attacks on the Coalition over Australia's faltering economic growth. Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent. Mon 9 Sep ...


The Ashes fifth Test, day one: Australia with a slight edge - The Sydney Morning Herald
The Ashes fifth Test, day one: Australia with a slight edge  The Sydney Morning Herald

Follow our rolling coverage of the fifth and final Ashes Test from The Oval in London as Australia chase victory and a series victory.


Why Australia’s economy is doing as well as can be expected - The New Daily
Why Australia’s economy is doing as well as can be expected  The New Daily

Australia's economy may be slowing down, but one economist says it's doing better than most pundits would have you believe.


Cricket Australia chasing Twenty20 specialist to replace Greg Chappell on selection panel - Fox Sports
Cricket Australia chasing Twenty20 specialist to replace Greg Chappell on selection panel  Fox Sports

Adding some Twenty20 expertise to the national selection panel shapes as one of Cricket Australia's most urgent priorities in the aftermath of the Ashes.


Australia economy: Free money handout is only way to dodge recession - NEWS.com.au
Australia economy: Free money handout is only way to dodge recession  NEWS.com.au

The thing about recessions, you see, is they start before you realise. Economic data comes out after events happen, not before. Sometimes it is not until a ...


Australian natural disasters minister David Littleproud: 'I don't know if climate change is manmade' - The Guardian
Australian natural disasters minister David Littleproud: 'I don't know if climate change is manmade'  The Guardian

Minister tells Guardian he is unsure of causes of crisis, saying he wants farmers to have tools to adapt to change.


Andrew Bogut China: Boomers star accused in Australia vs Spain at FIBA World Cup - NEWS.com.au
Andrew Bogut China: Boomers star accused in Australia vs Spain at FIBA World Cup  NEWS.com.au

Andrew Bogut has found himself at the centre of an international incident after Chinese media wrongfully accused him of making offensive claims against the ...


2020 Fiat 500X Sport revealed, not coming to Australia - CarAdvice
2020 Fiat 500X Sport revealed, not coming to Australia  CarAdvice

The Fiat 500X Sport was unveiled at the end of last week, but it won't be making the long journey to Australia. In Europe the 500X will be available with two ...


'Stop jailing 10-year-olds': Indigenous boy addresses UN on Australia's youth detention laws - SBS News
'Stop jailing 10-year-olds': Indigenous boy addresses UN on Australia's youth detention laws  SBS News

A 12-year-old Indigenous boy from Australia's Northern Territory is believed to be the youngest to address the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.


Canberra will be home to one of Australia's biggest batteries as ACT weans off fossil fuels - ABC News
Canberra will be home to one of Australia's biggest batteries as ACT weans off fossil fuels  ABC News

The ACT will gain one of the nation's biggest batteries, capable of powering 25,000 homes for two hours, as it moves to end its reliance on fossil fuels.


'I was petrified': the New Zealanders deported from Australia despite decades working there - The Guardian
'I was petrified': the New Zealanders deported from Australia despite decades working there  The Guardian

More than 1000 New Zealanders have been deported by Australia under changes made to the Migration Act in 2014.


Australia launches emergency relocation of fish as largest river system faces collapse - The Guardian
Australia launches emergency relocation of fish as largest river system faces collapse  The Guardian

There are doubts the Noah's Ark plan for the Lower Darling will be enough to prevent more mass fish kills.


'Dead things everywhere': is Australia facing the summer from hell? - The Guardian
'Dead things everywhere': is Australia facing the summer from hell?  The Guardian

Out in the Macquarie Marshes, about 1ookm north of Warren in the central west of New South Wales, large inland wetlands have become a place for the dead ...


EXCLUSIVE | 10 to launch MTV Australia as new free-to-air multichannel - TV Blackbox
EXCLUSIVE | 10 to launch MTV Australia as new free-to-air multichannel  TV Blackbox

TV Blackbox can exclusively report that Network 10 will add MTV Australia as a new multichannel to their free-to-air offering, once their parent company CBS ...


Scott Morrison says Gladys Liu is 'a great Australian' – as it happened - The Guardian
Scott Morrison says Gladys Liu is 'a great Australian' – as it happened  The Guardian

Liberal member for Chisholm cries as the prime minister defends her in parliament. This blog has now closed.


Australia’s arms deals ignoring ‘gross violations of human rights’, ex-defence official says - The Guardian
Australia’s arms deals ignoring ‘gross violations of human rights’, ex-defence official says  The Guardian

Defence department says it provides export permits only if satisfied that the weapons will not be used in breach of international law.


The Australian women taking on the world of breakdancing - ABC News
The Australian women taking on the world of breakdancing  ABC News

Ting Wu is a single mum, fashion designer, and one of Australia's top female breakdancers — or to use the correct term, b-girls. "After I gave birth I was in really ...


12yo Alice Springs boy to speak at United Nations in push to change Australia's age of criminality - ABC News
12yo Alice Springs boy to speak at United Nations in push to change Australia's age of criminality  ABC News

A 12-year-old Arrente and Garrwa boy will speak in front of hundreds in Geneva, calling on the Australian Government to raise the age of criminality to stop ...


Batting berths up for grabs for Australian summer - The Age
Batting berths up for grabs for Australian summer  The Age

Apart from Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne, Australia's batting is in disarray despite retaining the urn.


Global debt bomb fallout threatens Australian economy - ABC News
Global debt bomb fallout threatens Australian economy  ABC News

Excessive debt was a key cause of the global financial crisis, but 11 years on world debt is 50 per cent higher, leading many analysts to warn another crisis is on ...


NuScale small nuclear reactors: Should Australia consider modular plants? - NEWS.com.au
NuScale small nuclear reactors: Should Australia consider modular plants?  NEWS.com.au

A huge metal structure seven stories high and less than 100 metres wide could contain the key to Australia's future energy supply. NuScale's small nuclear ...


Chernobyl's dark history: Australian returns home 33 years after the world's worst nuclear disaster - 7NEWS
Chernobyl's dark history: Australian returns home 33 years after the world's worst nuclear disaster  7NEWS

A nuclear explosion the worst the world has seen. Tens of thousands affected. 33 years on, one woman returns to her hometown, determined to confront her ...


Up to $557m in GST lost as Australians rort traveller rebate scheme - The Guardian
Up to $557m in GST lost as Australians rort traveller rebate scheme  The Guardian

A scheme allowing travellers to claim back GST when they leave Australia has been widely rorted, audit office finds.


Australia should try to keep more international students who are trained in our universities - The Conversation - Australia
Australia should try to keep more international students who are trained in our universities  The Conversation - Australia

Australia's university sector is one of the most attractive for international students. So why not try to keep them when they graduate rather than lose the talent ...


Australia's swimming pools, now and then - ABC News
Australia's swimming pools, now and then  ABC News

We take a trip down memory lane with a 'now and then' look at pools and baths all around Australia, contributed by the ABC audience.


Australian dads are finally going woke — and it's about time - ABC News
Australian dads are finally going woke — and it's about time  ABC News

Bandit from Bluey is a bit of a pop culture canary-in-the-woke-dad coal mine — and finally there are signs that Australian dads are catching up, writes Kristine ...


The Bachelor Australia: Tara Pavlovic is engaged to Nick Shepherdson - 9Honey
The Bachelor Australia: Tara Pavlovic is engaged to Nick Shepherdson  9Honey

The Bachelor Australia alum Tara Pavlovic is getting married! The 29-year-old is set to marry boyfriend Nic...


LNP senator says Australia's immigration policies like 'over stocking' paddocks - SBS News
LNP senator says Australia's immigration policies like 'over stocking' paddocks  SBS News

Queensland LNP senator Gerard Rennick has used his maiden speech to call for Australia's immigration levels to be slashed.


Jack Lang could have been Donald Trump's Australian role model - The Canberra Times
Jack Lang could have been Donald Trump's Australian role model  The Canberra Times

At his height, Jack Lang's style was pure Trumpianism.


Spy chief says foreign espionage and interference an 'existential threat' to Australia - The Guardian
Spy chief says foreign espionage and interference an 'existential threat' to Australia  The Guardian

Asio boss Duncan Lewis says risk of terrorism 'unacceptably high' but it is not the most serious issue for Australia.


Paul Cronin, celebrated Australian actor who helped set up Brisbane Bears, dies aged 81 - ABC News
Paul Cronin, celebrated Australian actor who helped set up Brisbane Bears, dies aged 81  ABC News

The actor, who became an Australian household name through shows such as The Sullivans and Matlock Police, won five silver Logies and also helped set up ...


She built China's Uber. She's coming for Australia - The Australian Financial Review
She built China's Uber. She's coming for Australia  The Australian Financial Review

Jean Liu is the president of Didi, the Chinese ride-hailing giant that took on Uber and won. The single mother of three now has her sights set on Australia.


Summer weather forecast: ‘Apocalyptic’ bushfires predicted for Australia - NEWS.com.au
Summer weather forecast: ‘Apocalyptic’ bushfires predicted for Australia  NEWS.com.au

The Arctic is on fire. Now, Antarctica is suddenly experiencing a heatwave. And that means a looming rainfall apocalypse for Australia.


Australia vs England, 2019: Remembered forever as 'Steve Smith's Ashes' - The Age
Australia vs England, 2019: Remembered forever as 'Steve Smith's Ashes'  The Age

Just as the 1981 series belonged to Ian Botham and 2005 to Andrew Flintoff, in the decades to come 2019 will be remembered for the deeds of one man.


'Wonderful couple': Friends defend Australian travellers held in Iran - The Age
'Wonderful couple': Friends defend Australian travellers held in Iran  The Age

Friends of an Australian couple detained in Iran for allegedly flying a drone over a military site without a permit have defended the "wonderful couple", who face ...


Ashes 2019: Marsh gone as Australia stumble - Wide World of Sports
Ashes 2019: Marsh gone as Australia stumble  Wide World of Sports

Mitchell Marsh was the latest Australian batsman to go as England closed in on victory on Day 4 of the Fifth Test at The Oval.


Another car manufacturer quits Australia’s saturated market in defeat - The New Daily
Another car manufacturer quits Australia’s saturated market in defeat  The New Daily

Infiniti has become the latest car-maker to pull out of the congested Australian market, following a well-worn road to failure here.


Australia's economy assisted by foreign disaster, but a sustainable strategy is still needed - ABC News
Australia's economy assisted by foreign disaster, but a sustainable strategy is still needed  ABC News

Australia's budget received an unexpected and unideal boost when a collapsed dam in Brazil benefited Rio and BHP, but aside from random foreign tragedies, ...


Do Australians lack protection against religious discrimination? - ABC News
Do Australians lack protection against religious discrimination?  ABC News

Liberal backbencher Trent Zimmerman says that in Australia there is no protection in place that prohibits discrimination against someone because of their ...


How to access medicinal cannabis in Australia - Small Caps
How to access medicinal cannabis in Australia  Small Caps

Despite the Australian government approving the use of cannabis for medical purposes close to three years ago, there is still some red tape in the way of ...


Australia's wage theft among worst in the world, top union leader says - Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's wage theft among worst in the world, top union leader says  Sydney Morning Herald

The world's top union leader, Sharan Burrow, said wage theft in Australia was among the worst she'd seen in the world as she called for "serious sanctions" to ...