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Oceania

Australian beach goers chance upon oldest 'message in a bottle'

It was one of thousands of bottles used in a long-term German oceanographic experiment to better understand global ocean currents.

07 Mar 2018 12:32 PM

Australia’s top cop quits force after ‘crude’ racist, sexist internet posts

'It is behaviour that is completely and utterly unacceptable at Victoria Police,' Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Ashton told reporters.

27 Feb 2018 11:28 AM

Conservative rural politician sworn in as Australia's new deputy prime minister

McCormack, who had been the veterans' affairs minister, was sworn in as deputy PM shortly after his appointment.

26 Feb 2018 6:17 PM

Australian PM Malcolm Turnball US bound to hold talks with Trump

The trade deal among 11 countries includes Australia, which also has a bilateral free trade partnership with the United States.

21 Feb 2018 5:31 PM

India, US, Japan, Aus form ‘quad’ to compete with China’s BRI: report

The United States, Japan, India and Australia have recently revived four-way talks to deepen security cooperation.

19 Feb 2018 3:05 PM

After deputy’s ‘shocking’ affair, Aus PM bans sex between ministers

Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, married for 24 years, is expecting a child with his former staffer in April.

15 Feb 2018 4:09 PM

Tonga declares state of emergency as Cyclone Gita intensifies

Acting PM Semisi Sika issued nationwide alert, saying he was 'satisfied that an emergency is happening or about to happen in the kingdom'.

12 Feb 2018 12:54 PM

Owe it to survivors: PM Turnbull to make national apology to child abuse victims

The final report of the royal commission has words ‘that shake us to our core’.

08 Feb 2018 1:31 PM

1,500 evacuated from Papua New Guinea after volcano eruption

After venting ash for several days, the volcano exploded on Friday, blasting out glowing red rocks and sulphur dioxide.

14 Jan 2018 1:41 PM

Afghan refugee charged with attempted murder of 18 in Flinders Street incident

The magistrate ordered a psychiatric assessment and he is due to appear in court again on Wednesday, a broadcaster reported.

23 Dec 2017 1:11 PM