Australia's national terror alert level was raised in 2014 amid concerns over attacks by individuals inspired by organisations like IS.
20 Aug 2017 11:59 AM
The opposition, along with many gay rights campaigners, favour a free vote among MPs, with parliamentarians not bound by party policy.
09 Aug 2017 1:13 PM
Communication between the accused man and Islamic State began around April, police said.
04 Aug 2017 5:09 PM
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be 'elaborate' rather than planned by a lone wolf.
30 Jul 2017 12:25 PM
China claims most of the energy-rich sea where neighbors Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims.
28 Jul 2017 10:50 AM
The drills were monitored by a Chinese intelligence-gathering ship off northeast Australia.
28 Jul 2017 3:17 AM
Pacific Fleet spokesman Capt Charlie Brown later said Swift’s answer reaffirmed the principle of civilian control over the military.
27 Jul 2017 5:24 PM
Police boarded a commuter bus in Auckland on Tuesday after a Sikh man was seen carrying a ceremonial knife.
26 Jul 2017 3:01 PM
The number-three figure in the Vatican returned from Rome earlier in July to face the charges in Melbourne Magistrates Court.
26 Jul 2017 9:54 AM
Although he will need more than 12 months of rehabilitation, cattle worker plans to return to 'riding bulls and rodeoing'.
14 Jul 2017 1:31 PM
A Qatar statement said that they could not sever links with ISIS, al-Qaeda and Hezbollah because no such links existed.
30 Jun 2017 8:55 AM
Pell, who was charged on Thursday with historical sex abuse, strongly denies the allegations, details of which were not given by police.
30 Jun 2017 8:11 AM
Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton did not give details citing the need to preserve the integrity of the judicial process.
29 Jun 2017 10:01 AM
The worker, an Indian national in his late 20s, was threatened with visa cancellation if he didn’t pay back 18,000 dollars.
20 Jun 2017 3:17 PM
In the first four months of 2017, Australia granted more than 65,000 visitor visas to Indian nationals.
19 Jun 2017 12:34 PM
Terrified passengers described a massive din soon after flight MU736 took off from Sydney Airport at 8.30 pm (local time) on Sunday.
12 Jun 2017 9:05 AM
The over-friendly canine was offered a new job working for the Governor of Queensland, where he holds the official title of Vice-Regal Dog.
11 Jun 2017 3:00 PM
This terrorist attack by a known criminal a man who was only recently released on parole is a shocking, cowardly crime', said PM Turnbull.
06 Jun 2017 2:22 PM
Police said they took less than 5 minutes after the plane landed at a regional airport to get the passengers off.
06 Jun 2017 1:21 PM
Australian officials are growing increasingly concerned over the threat of militant attacks.
06 Jun 2017 6:47 AM