Australia

Australian senator egged after racist comments

Senator Fraser Anning drew international condemnation for blaming attack that killed 49 Muslims on immigration.

Australian senator egged after racist comments on New Zealand

Australia

Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

The ruling in favour of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali groups paves the way for billions of dollars in compensation.

Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

101 East

Asylum In America

We follow the journey of two refugees from a detention centre on Manus Island to their new homes in the US and Canada.

Australia

Vatican official given 6 years for 'appalling' abuse

Judge accuses high-ranking Catholic Church official of 'callous indifference' to the suffering of two boys he molested.

Australian Cardinal George Pell jailed six years for abusing boys

Asia Pacific

Australia: Cardinal George Pell to be sentenced on Wednesday

Pell's conviction has sent shock waves through the Catholic church.

Australia

Bahraini footballer receives Australian citizenship

Hakeem al-Araibi, who had refugee status in Australia, was arrested last year in Thailand at Bahrain's request.

'I'm an Aussie': Footballer Hakeem al-Araibi receives citizenship

Malaysia

MH370: Bewilderment and disbelief five years after plane vanished

Families push government to reopen investigation, resume search for airliner that disappeared with 239 on board.

MH370: Bewilderment and disbelief five years after plane vanished

Australia

Australia to send asylum seekers to remote island for treatment

Those in migrant detention camps in Pacific states will be transferred to a facility on Christmas Island for treatment.

Australia to send asylum seekers to remote island for treatment

Refugees

'Open prison': The growing despair of refugees stuck in Indonesia

Few options remain for people in shelters - too afraid to go home and with little hope of resettlement.

'Open prison': The growing despair of refugees stuck in Indonesia

Weather

Hottest summer on record for Australia

Wildfires rage out-of-control in Victoria and Tasmania as extreme heat continues.

Hottest summer on record for Australia

Australia

Prosecutor in Australia threatens journalists over Pell gag order

State prosecutor has sent letters to more than 100 media organisations and journalists over suppression-order breach.

Prosecutor in Australia threatens journalists over Pell gag order

Australia

Refugees, including children, leave Nauru for the US

The departures mean no more children left on the remote island where Australia sent asylum seekers who arrived by boat.

Refugees, including children, leave Nauru for the US

Australia

Top aide to pope convicted of child sex crimes in Australia

Cardinal George Pell found guilty in December of abusing two choirboys in 1996.

Tennis

Williams 'spitting the dummy' caricature not racist: Watchdog

Mark Knight's caricature of tennis star printed in Herald Sun did not breach media standards, Australian watchdog says.

Williams 'spitting the dummy' caricature not racist: Watchdog

Opinion

Australia's offshore refugee policy has failed

Such policies may seem like a quick win with some domestic constituencies, but they are not wins in the long run.

Anna Neistat

by Anna Neistat

Anna Neistat