Three separate fires could merge into massive blaze that will force mass evacuations
The wildfires raging in New South Wales, Australia’s most crowded state, have razed homes and led to at least one death.
Smoke blackens skies across the country’s most populous state
Facing racism at school and pressure at home, children from Middle Eastern families in Australia are dragged into world of organized crime and ethnic bloodletting
Officials seize drugs, money and guns from biker gang’s hangouts
Plan to construct world’s largest coal port and 17 other ports has UNESCO worried
The government will “get straight down to business,” says the new Prime Minister
A supremely successful conservation program has crocodile numbers spiraling upward
Of all the laws that govern Australia, few feel as good as compulsory voting. At my polling booth in Bondi Public School in Sydney on Saturday’s general elections, voters formed an orderly line as volunteers handed out …
Anti-News Corp protest-ad denied airplay ahead of Australian general election
On April 26, 1976, a leaky fishing boat chugged into Darwin Harbour carrying five asylum seekers from South Vietnam. Their original destination had been Guam, but they changed course after a chance encounter with an Aussie …
Job cuts in Melbourne head office stoke fears that the world’s largest travel-guide publisher may cease printing
Plans to create new ports could harm the world’s largest living structure. A look at Australia’s underwater treasure as its fate hangs in the balance.