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US, Australia to bolster police ties as they cooperate on 2016 election probe

October 08, 2019 2:27 pm

US Attorney General William Barr and Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton met in Washington to begin negotiating an agreement that would enable police to obtain faster access to electronic evidence in the other country.

Australia PM joins Trump calling for China to drop 'developing economy' status

September 24, 2019 9:07 am

"The world's global institutions must adjust their settings for China, in recognition of this new status," said Morrison in a speech to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, referring to China as a "newly developed economy".

Australian PM Scott Morrison joins transgender policy backlash

August 09, 2019 12:25 pm

Cricket Australia (CA) have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as "heavy-handed" and "mystifying" on Friday.

Australian government close to securing enough votes for $110 billion tax cut plan

July 02, 2019 12:17 pm

About 10 million middle and low-income earners will receive a rebate worth up to A$1,080 ($746.28) per person should the legislation pass this week.

Facebook page of Australian missing in North Korea mysteriously reappears

June 30, 2019 8:15 am

Speaking from the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, Prime Minister Morrison said he had spoken to Sigley's family and said Australia was still trying to find out what happened to him.

Scott Morrison sworn in as Australia's prime minister

May 29, 2019 1:45 pm

The new Coalition ministry for the 46th Australian parliament was sworn in at the Government House in Canberra with Morrison taking the oath as a new Prime Minister and Michael McCormack as the Deputy Prime Minister.

Australia's election surprise sends shares to 11-year peak

May 20, 2019 1:19 pm

The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index closed 1.7% higher at 6,476.10 points, its highest level since 2007.

It was supposed to be Australia’s climate change election. What happened?

May 20, 2019 12:34 pm

Overall, Australians shrugged off the warming seas killing the Great Barrier Reef and the extreme drought punishing farmers. What it could mean is that the world’s climate wars — already raging for years — are likely to intensify.

Australians go to polls as govt tries to hold off strong Labor challenge

May 18, 2019 1:29 pm

Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal-National coalition has been in power since 2013 but has struggled in opinion polls for years, hurt by concerns over instability and party infighting.

Explained: Key themes, contests in Australia's election

May 17, 2019 2:37 pm

Polls show Abbott is in a close battle with independent Zali Steggall, a former Olympian turned lawyer who has won support with her calls for more action on climate change.