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Australia

Quad meet puts Aussies in a fix

Aussie PM, Oppn leader in race to attend

19 May 2022 1:37 AM

Flamboyant Australia cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car crash

The 46-year-old, who played 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals for Australia from 1998 to 2009, was involved in a single-car accident

15 May 2022 7:31 AM

Sania bids adieu to Australia Open with quarterfinal loss in mixed doubles

Mirza, partnering American Rajeev Ram, lost the match 4-6, 6-7 to wildcard entries Fourlis and Kubler in one hour 30 minutes

25 Jan 2022 1:21 PM

Novavax becomes Australia's 5th approved COVID-19 vaccine

Australia ordered 51 million doses of the U.S.-manufactured vaccine, supplied under the brand Nuvaxovid, for its population of 26 million

20 Jan 2022 11:50 AM

Coronavirus cases surge across Australia as omicron explodes

The surge has already overwhelmed testing stations, prompted new vaccine mandates and caused at least one state to cut back on surgeries

29 Dec 2021 10:45 AM

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Australia’s most populous state reports first omicron death

The fatal case was identified as a man in his 80s who was infected at an aged care facility in western Sydney

27 Dec 2021 10:49 AM

Newly unveiled life-sized statue of Mahatma Gandhi vandalised in Australia

The statue was gifted by the Indian government. The incident triggered shock and disappointment among the Indian-Australian community

15 Nov 2021 3:43 PM

Australia adds Covaxin to list of 'recognised' COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are approved for use in Australia by the Therapeutic Goods Administration after an assessment and approval process

01 Nov 2021 1:29 PM

Covishield approved by Australia for international arrivals

The recognition of the vaccines will remove a significant barrier for international students seeking to study in Australia

01 Oct 2021 11:33 AM

Australian PM announces reopening of international travel, easing border restrictions

On March 20 last year Australia introduced some of the world's toughest border restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic

01 Oct 2021 10:40 AM

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Scuttlebutt! Australian PM Scott Morrison denies soiling himself in McDonald's

Australian PM Scott Morrison abruptly decided to squash the rumour -- which has turned 'Engadine Maccas' into internet folklore

15 Jul 2021 3:17 PM

Tim Paine says missing out on WTC final was a 'bitter pill to swallow'

The Aussie Test skipper called for more consistency while handing out points penalties.

05 Jul 2021 5:11 PM

Facebook to restore Australia news pages as deal reached on media law

Prime Minister Scott Morrison had angrily accused Facebook of making a decision to 'unfriend' Australia

23 Feb 2021 10:30 AM

Australia slams 'heavy-handed' Facebook news blackout

Minister Paul Fletcher had also raised concerns that blocking news media on the popular platform could boost the spread of misinformation

18 Feb 2021 11:06 AM

Australian journalist arrested in China for 'supplying state secrets'

Cheng's detention came weeks after Australian authorities raided the homes of Chinese state media journalists

08 Feb 2021 12:34 PM

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CA confirms Indian players were racially abused in Sydney, but clears those evicted from stands

CA apologised to the visiting Indian team for the unpleasant incident

27 Jan 2021 2:36 PM

Virat Kohli shops for his baby

The expectant Daddy stocks up at Baby Village. He made some very special purchases in Australia

11 Dec 2020 2:30 PM

Oil prices slip on demand worries as coronavirus cases rise

The potential hit to demand comes as OPEC+ countries, are set to step up output in August, adding about 1.5 million bpd to global supply

30 Jul 2020 8:56 AM

Gold soars to record high as dollar drops

The precious metal had stormed almost $40 higher at one point to reach $1,980 an ounce

28 Jul 2020 10:24 AM

Oil prices edge higher on expected US stimulus, weak dollar

The US dollar dropped to its lowest in nearly two years against a basket of six other major currencies on back of a surge in US virus cases

28 Jul 2020 9:02 AM

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