Australia

Australia orders citizenship inductions on controversial holiday

Several local councils stopped holding citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day over concerns it insults Aborigines.

Australia orders citizenship inductions on controversial holiday

Opinion

Denationalisation: A punishment reserved for Muslims

Recent examples of expatriation practices in the UK and Australia demonstrate a glaring anti-Muslim bias.

Azeezah Kanji

by Azeezah Kanji

Azeezah Kanji

101 East

Australia's African Gangs

101 East gets to the truth of the so-called 'African gang crime-wave' in Australia's southern city of Melbourne.

Thailand

Saudi woman's case boosts campaigners' hopes for held footballer

Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne arrives in Bangkok to push for footballer Hakeem al-Araibi's return.

Saudi woman's case boosts campaigners' hopes for held footballer

Australia

Australia charges man over suspicious foreign mission parcels

Savas Avan, 49, is accused of sending as many as 38 parcels containing asbestos to foreign missions across Australia.

Australia charges man over suspicious foreign mission parcels

Australia

UN grants Saudi runaway in Thailand refugee status

Canberra confirms Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun has been referred to Australia by UNHCR as a legitimate refugee.

One step closer to Australia for Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun

Australia

Suspicious packages sent to foreign missions in Australia

Police say investigating packages that were sent to consulates and embassies in Melbourne and Canberra.

Suspicious packages sent to foreign missions in Australia

Cricket

Cricket: India secure landmark Test series win in Australia

Rain-affected fourth match in Sydney ends in draw, handing India their first Test series win on Australian soil.

Cricket: India secure landmark Test series win in Australia

Asia Pacific

Australia: Protests for and against immigrants

Far-right nationalists blame Melbourne’s crime problem on Australians of African descent.

Weather

Temperatures soar as heatwave sweeps into Australia's southeast

Fire bans imposed in southeastern state of Victoria, as Melbourne and Hobart wilt in extreme temperatures.

Temperatures soar as heatwave sweeps into Australia's southeast

Australia

Revellers say hello to 2019, goodbye to an unsettling year

Sydney put on its biggest-ever fireworks display, kicking off a wave of celebrations for billions around the world.

Asia Pacific

Australia strips citizenship of alleged ISIL recruiter

Home ministry says ISIL member Neil Prakash has acted 'inconsistently' with his allegiance to Australia.

Australia strips citizenship of alleged ISIL recruiter

Tennis

Australian Open develops 'heat stress scale' to protect players

Newly developed scale should result in more matches delayed by Melbourne's notoriously hot January conditions.

Australian Open develops 'heat stress scale' to protect players

Australia

Tennis ball-sized hail slams Sydney

Temperatures records tumble as heatwave grips Australia.

Tennis ball-sized hail slams Sydney

Australia

Cyclone Owen dumps extreme rain in Queensland

Parts of northern Queensland receive 5-7 times their monthly average rainfall in 24 hours.

Cyclone Owen dumps extreme rain in Queensland