The Australian and New South Wales (NSW) governments joined the president of Australia’s International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Ian Travers to announce that Sydney will host 1,200 global heritage experts in 2020, at the next Triennial General Assembly of ICOMOS.
There were loud cheers, hugs and sustained clapping in the lower House of Representatives when all but four MPs voted in support of marriage equality, after the upper house Senate passed the bill 43-12 last week.
Australia's economy grew 0.6 percent in the third-quarter, as business investment lifted despite weak household spending, reflecting the divergence between the two segments, official data showed on Wednesday.
Gushing ash from Bali’s Mount Agung volcano has dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island on the weekend have returned to near-normal schedules.
If you live in Australia, you may not realize how unique and special the birds around you are. The continent was perhaps the most important for the evolution of modern birds, with a majority of the world’s species tracing their ancestry here.
Papua New Guinea police wielding metal rods cleared the final 320 holdouts from a shuttered Australian refugee camp Friday, ending a 24-day standoff that put a global spotlight on Canberra's tough policy on asylum seekers.
At least 3,000 people have formed a “chain of light” around the government district in the Austrian capital to protest the possible participation of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) in any coalition government.
A measure of Australian business conditions surged to its highest on record in October as strength in sales and profits across a range of industries completely overwhelmed protracted weakness in the retail sector.
Dozens of refugees have left a shuttered Australian camp in Papua New Guinea (PNG) but hundreds more are refusing to move, detainees said Sunday, as New Zealand’s leader repeated an offer to resettle some of them.
Australia left Honduras with a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the World Cup playoff on Friday and the visitor will be the happier of the two sides despite missing chances that would have secured a big advantage for the return leg in Sydney.