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updated Sat. January 21, 2017

Third-seeded Milos Raonic has advanced to the fourth round at the Australian Open following a 6-2, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3 win over Gilles Simon.
Thousands of protesters in Sydney on Saturday (January 21) joined the first of hundreds of womens' marches organised around the world in a show of disapproval of U.S.
MELBOURNE: A three-month-old baby boy who was injured in the car-ramming incident in the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday (Jan 20), died in hospital on Saturday evening, bringing the death toll to five.
"It's rich in spirit and it's that spirit we refer to in our time away from Australia," he said. Human Nature will be joined at the concert spectacular by Dami Im, Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian and Natalie Conway.
Clan leader, Bakamumu Marika, 59, says: "Australia Day is a very significant day for Australians, including Yolgnu people, the First Australians.
Well shame on you, Australia. Nicole Kidman is a bloody legend and we should be grateful for her. No, she's not bronzed and Byron Bay-anointed like Margot Robbie or theatrical like Cate Blanchett or forever and belovedly Muriel like Toni Collette.
(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic makes a backhand return to Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
International passengers would be whisked through immigration and customs without stopping or even encountering humans, while passport scanners and paper cards would be a thing of the past, under a radical overhaul of Australia's airports due to start ...
On a weekend when Cricket Australia are toasting the members of Allan Border's 1987 World Cup winning squad, their cricketing descendants can complete a somewhat more modest achievement by sealing the ODI series against Pakistan.
Reclaim Australia Fremantle rally organiser Dennis Hutts. Photo: Reclaim Australia/facebook. In a video on the Facebook page one of the organisers, Dennis Hutts, claims that they are organising the rally to highlight their opposition to what he calls ...
Melbourne, Australia (AP) - Rafael Nadal had a good, hard look at the future before pulling a few tricks from his past to hold it back - for now.
protesters take part in the Melbourne rally to protest against the Trump Inauguration on January 21, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. The marches in Australia were organized to show solidarity with those marching on Washington DC and around the world.
The UK has been told it will have to relax its immigration rules for Australians if it wants a free trade deal with Canberra. Alexander Downer, Australia's high commissioner to the UK, said the country would want better access for business people ...
In the lead-up to Australia Day next week, we've taken a look at Aussie streets around Adelaide with houses for sale, to give you a chance to own a property in a fair-dinkum location.
Douglas Robert Knuckey, South Australia police's chief psychologist for 30 years, was permitted to leave the Order in October, more than four years after being forced to quit his job after a serving officer said she had a relationship with him while ...
The beloved yeast spread Vegemite, now synonymous with Australian culture, is finally back in Australian hands. Bega Cheese, based in Melbourne, agreed to buy Vegemite and a range of other food brands, including ZoOSH mayonnaise and Bonox beef ...
The South China Sea sits about 5,000 kilometres from Australia. That puts us in the firing line of a war between the United States and China.
For the past three years, the Four Seasons Miami has hosted an annual food event featuring Aussie bites and beverages in honor of Australia Day, which marks the day in 1788 when a fleet of British ships arrived in New South Wales, raised the Union Jack ...
On average, that's 0.8 fatalities per year Australia-wide caused by crocodiles. 10 MOST RECENT FATAL CROC ATTACKS IN Australia: * Jan 2017 - NT. Gunbalanya man, 47, killed by a 3.3m croc after wading into the notorious Cahills Crossing near ...
The Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry in Northern Ireland has recommended children who were transported to Australia in the 1940s and '50s be given compensation for the trauma they suffered.
Researchers at the Australian National University's National Security College believe US foreign policy will become unpredictable under Mr Trump and have urged Australians to avoid "complacency and panic".
Melbourne, Australia - A man who was fleeing the police after stabbing his brother ran down a group of people with his car in a busy pedestrian mall in Melbourne, Australia, on Friday, killing four and injuring at least 20 others before he was shot ...
A crowdfunding campaign to put a photo of two hijab-wearing girls on billboards across Australia has raised over $150,000, after the image was withdrawn from an ad in Melbourne following social media outcry.
Clive Palmer's absent nephew risks arrest if he does not return to Australia next month to give evidence to a court examining the collapse of Queensland Nickel.
She said the new flights from Australia to Vietnam, which begin in May, would link up to 15 Jetstar Pacific domestic destinations from Ho Chi Minh City.
Melbourne, Australia -- Being perhaps the greatest women's tennis player ever does not immunize you against bad draws. For the second straight round, No.
According to the ABS, employment rose by 13,500 in December in seasonally adjusted terms, topping expectations for an increase of 10,000.
"We figure that a similar buy-back scheme worked with guns in the 1990's and that this can also help to make Australia a better country," the company wrote in a facebook post. "Our goals is to rid our country of the curtains of shame that have been ...
"I think it's great that we've got young boys, young girls from whatever background who are embracing Australian values, flying the Australian flag, proud to be Australian, proud to be part of our society, want to be part of a peaceful future in this ...
Australia may be home to a plentiful selection of dangerously venomous animals, but snakes, jellyfish and insects aren't the country's biggest killers.
Swimming Australia is thrilled to announce a new partnership with iconic swimwear brand arena, that will see them become the official swimwear supplier of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team for the next four years. The exciting partnership with Italian ...
Fellow Labor MP Nick Champion said Australia Day should be about the Australian values of liberty, justice, mateship and democracy and condemned both the Left Renewal group and far right groups who had lobbied to have a billboard depicting two Muslim ...
Three record hot years in a row sets yet another record in the 137-year history of modern accurate and standardised meteorological observation.
Australia has ridden 25 years of economic growth without a recession. An amazing stretch of prosperity and a badge of honour that governments of all persuasions have tried to claim as their own.
A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $130,000 to get a photograph of two young girls wearing hijabs at an Australia Day event on billboards across the country, and surplus funds will now go to Indigenous organisations. Last week the photograph ...
The leader of Australia's most populous state resigned Thursday after his popularity plummeted over a series of decisions during 2016.
Melbourne, Australia - Next to kangaroos and more dangerous animals, perhaps nothing else evokes Australian stereotypes like Vegemite.
Being murdered by animals is one of Australia's top national obsessions. Specifically, Aussies enjoy discussing which animal is the best at murdering.
GameSpot Australia and Microsoft Store Sydney are giving readers the chance to win one of ten Limited Edition Inflatable Xbox One S Controllers to enjoy in the pool (or home, or office) in time for Australia Day! "Replicating the enhanced comfort and ...
"police are seeking public assistance to help locate a Singaporean national who may be in the Brisbane city area," Queensland police said in a press release on Wednesday (Jan 18).
public health expert at the Australian Venom Unit at the University of Melbourne, Dr Ronelle Welton, led the study, published in the Internal Medicine Journal.
"George Brandis said you have a right to be a bigot, he couldn't work out what to do or the meaning of the word metadata, it is George Brandis that has been caught up about the proper funding of debts in Western Australia. He is an accident waiting to ...
The Turnbull government's position on the Middle East peace process is labelled as groundless by a senior Palestinian official, after Australia criticised a UN ...
Pauline Hanson said it was an honour, but her invitation to Donald Trump's inauguration was organised by the Australian embassy after multiple requests from One Nation, the foreign affairs department has revealed. And according to a report by Buzzfeed ...
Wednesday marks 40 years since a Sydney train derailed in a deadly accident that horrified Australia. It left enduring lessons, writes Jamie Duncan.
Australia is changing faster than ever, influenced not only by local trends but global ones, and accelerated by always-connected, ever-adapting technology.
Eastern Australia is sweltering in the second heatwave of 2017, setting the stage for what could be the hottest January on record.
Horses killed more people in Australia in recent years than all venomous animals combined, research has shown. The University of Melbourne's Dr Ronelle Welton examined hospital admissions data and coronial records.
Australian officials defended their suspension of the fruitless deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, insisting on Wednesday that the enormous costs involved played no role in their decision to halt the nearly three-year hunt ...
A picture of two girls wearing hijabs was taken at a 2016 Australia Day event in Docklands. The photograph was used in a 2017 Australia Day billboard which included rolling images of people from different backgrounds. The billboard was removed after ...





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