Asia Pacific

Australia's Victoria imposes fines to enforce COVID-19 isolation

State introduces fines as high as 20,000 dollars for people who breach their isolation orders.

Australia's Victoria imposes fines to enforce COVID-19 isolation

NewsFeed

Australia's wildfires 'killed or displaced three billion animals'

Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced by bushfires in 2019 and 2020, tripling previous estimates.

AJ Impact

'Big kick in the guts': Melbourne businesses brace for virus hit

Resurgent coronavirus cases in Australia's second-largest city throw rapid economic recovery hopes into doubt.

'Big kick in the guts': Melbourne businesses brace for virus hit

Australia

Australia's Victoria declares state of disaster over coronavirus

Curfew, movement restrictions issued in Melbourne, other areas of the state until mid-September as COVID-19 cases surge.

Australia's Victoria declares state of disaster over coronavirus

Australia

The heat is on as Australia prepares for looming fire season

As inquiry into last year's bushfires prepares to report, those who lost everything hope others do not suffer same fate.

The heat is on as Australia prepares for looming fire season

Podcast

Al Jazeera Investigates podcast: How to Sell a Massacre

Inside an undercover investigation into the US gun lobby that rocked Australia.

Al Jazeera Investigates podcast: How to Sell a Massacre

AJ IMPACT

'A fair go': Australia to force tech giants to pay media for news

The initiative is being closely watched, with news media suffering as tech giants have hoovered up advertising revenue.

'A fair go': Australia to force tech giants to pay media for news

Australia

Australia state flags new curbs in struggle to tame coronavirus

One in four people diagnosed with virus found not to be at home when officials called, raising concerns about spread.

Australia state flags new curbs in struggle to tame coronavirus

Asia Pacific

'Not a good day': Australia logs record coronavirus cases, deaths

Australia's Victoria state mandates face masks and extends physical distancing rules amid record infections.

'Not a good day': Australia logs record coronavirus cases, deaths

Australia

Nearly 3 billion animals killed or displaced by Australia fires

Devastating blazes in late 2019 and early 2020 described as one of the worst wildlife disasters in modern history.

AJ Impact

Australian regulator sues Google over expanded personal data use

Australian watchdog alleges that Google did not get explicit consent for a 2016 change to how it handles personal data.

Australian regulator sues Google over expanded personal data use

Australia

Australia's Victoria risks longer lockdown as coronavirus surges

State premier warns lockdown might have to be extended, as Victoria posts highest number of cases since outbreak began.

Australia's Victoria risks longer lockdown as coronavirus surges

South China Sea

Australia rejects Beijing's South China Sea claims

Australia backs the US, saying there is 'no legal basis' to several Chinese claims in the disputed sea.

Australia rejects Beijing's South China Sea claims

Opinion

'Cancelling' Palestine in Australia

Public figures and media outlets continue to avoid talking about Palestine, and Israeli crimes.

Randa Abdel-Fattah

by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Refugees

Behrouz Boochani granted refugee status in New Zealand

Refugee shone a light on plight of hundreds of asylum seekers held in an Australian-run offshore island detention camp.

Behrouz Boochani granted refugee status in New Zealand