Australia’s federal government ordered local governments to hold naturalization ceremonies for new citizens on Australia Day amid controversy over the holiday, which some claim is offensive to its indigenous people.
The Australian government decided to increase cooperation with Tehran in marine industries and shipbuilding irrespective of the US sanctions, announced the deputy head of Iran's Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) on Sunday.
Australia looks set to sweat through one of its hottest Decembers ever, the national weather bureau said on Friday, prompting fire bans, health warnings and big crowds trying to find different ways to cool off -- be it the beach, the local pool or an ice rink.
Australia, touched down in the UAE on Wednesday and immediately had a training session as it prepares to defend its coveted crown against Asia’s elite in the biggest-ever AFC Asian Cup, which will take place from January 5 to February 1, 2019.
Although Australia's economy is continuing to grow and has demonstrated its resilience to shocks over the past number of decades, a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Monday warned Australia that its housing market could be a source of ‘vulnerability’.
Australia's lackluster national accounts data for the three months to September has underwhelmed economists on Wednesday, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures coming in well under market expectations.