Australia

Scott Morrison declares victory in tight Australia election

PM hails 'miracle' win after Liberal-National coalition outperforms exit polls that predicted a Labor victory.

Scott Morrison declares victory in tight Australia election

Asia Pacific

Australia: Surprise victory for governing coalition

Australia's Labor leader Bill Shorten concedes and resigns after election loss.

Australia

Australia elections: Vote counting under way

There are 151 electorates in Australia, with 76 seats delivering a majority.

Asia Pacific

Australia's 'climate change' polls too close to call

Ruling Liberal-National coalition and Labor Party are neck-and-neck, according to the Electoral Commission projections.

Podcast

Al Jazeera infiltrates the NRA - in Australia

In the run up to Australia's elections, an Al Jazeera investigation into gun lobbying triggers a shakeup within the country's far right.

Al Jazeera infiltrates the NRA - in Australia

Asia Pacific

Australia elections: Polls predict change of government

According to opinion polls, Bill Shorten - leader of the opposition Labor party - will be Australia’s next PM.

Asia Pacific

Australia vote: Concern about Islamophobia among smaller parties

Ahead of Saturday's polls, activists are campaigning for Australians not to vote for parties with Islamophobic agenda.

Australia vote: Concern about Islamophobia among smaller parties

Australia

Climate change a burning issue in Australian election

Energy and global warming debates have dominated Australia's election campaign, with many voters calling for change.

Climate change to be decisive issue in Australian election

Asia Pacific

Australia's former Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89

Australia had never had a more popular prime minister, nor has there been one since.

Asia Pacific

Australia's wombats dying out

A contagious parasite is threatening Australia’s wombat population.

101 East

The Wombat Whisperer

The wombat is under threat from an agonising disease. 101 East meets the woman trying to save them.

Reporter's Notebook

Saving Australia's Wombats

The native animal is suffering from a painful and deadly disease.

Asia Pacific

Final major speeches as Australian poll campaign draws to a close

Voters in Australia head to the polls on Saturday to choose their next prime minister and parliament.

Final major speeches as Australian poll campaign draws to a close

AJ IMPACT

Drought-hit Australia to import wheat for first time in 12 years

The worst drought in more than a century is causing a severe grain shortage in a country known for surplus produce.

Drought-hit Australia to import wheat for first time in 12 years

AJ IMPACT

Here's everything you need to know about Australia's election

The opposition Labor Party is expected to win Saturday's election, with climate change emerging as a key issue.

Here's everything you need to know about Australia's election