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Oceania

Australian doctor, forerunner in Thai cave rescue, affected by family tragedy

Richard Harris, world-renowned medic, diver present in dramatic rescue of Thai boys, was reportedly last person to leave water-logged cave.

11 Jul 2018 3:13 PM

Australia to build AUD 26 bn worth anti-submarine warships to counter China

The frigates will be 'the most advanced anti-submarine warships in the world', underpin country's security for decades to come.

29 Jun 2018 11:19 AM

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

Jacinda Ardern becomes second world leader to give birth while in office.

21 Jun 2018 12:50 PM

Australia court paves way for Google 'underworld' defamation case

A Victorian state court ruled in favour of Google, but Australia's High Court has now upheld an appeal by Trkulja.

13 Jun 2018 2:33 PM

Australia PM will make national apology to sex abuse victims

The royal commission, Australia's highest form of investigation, heard more than 8,000 harrowing personal stories alleging sexual abuse.

13 Jun 2018 1:23 PM

Sri Lankan man sent to prison for 12 yrs for hoax bomb on Malaysia Airlines flight

The 26-year-old was sentenced on Thursday after pleading guilty in a Melbourne court to attempting to take control of an aircraft.

07 Jun 2018 1:51 PM

Qatar Airways CEO apologises for remarks on women, says 'was a joke'

Baker defended his airline's record of gender diversity, saying 44 per cent of their staff are female including some in senior positions.

06 Jun 2018 12:35 PM

'Of course' top job at Qatar Airways is held by a man: CEO

Akbar Al Baker said his airline had taken steps to address gender equality and said man leads it because it is a very challenging position.

05 Jun 2018 2:25 PM

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sexual abuse steps down

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67, was accused of concealing abuse in the 1970s by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

23 May 2018 11:23 AM

Doctor asked to measure indecent assault accused's penis with ruler

David Scott, elected councillor from Kapiti, has pleaded not guilty to rubbing his genitals against a female staffer at a function in 2017.

22 May 2018 6:35 PM