Pilots at Australia's Qantas demand chair quit over scandals
They say morale 'has never been lower'.
Australia says internal security czar to stand aside during influence probe
Michael Pezzullo, the secretary of the powerful home affairs department, will make way for a new acting head during the investigation.
Australia to hold independent inquiry into handling of Covid pandemic
Australia closed its international borders and locked down cities among other restrictions that helped keep infections and deaths far below levels in other comparable developed economies such as the US and Britain.
Sydney issues total fire bans as spring heatwave grips Australia
Several regions have been given high fire danger ratings as authorities warned high winds could whip up bushfires and urged residents to minimise fire risks at their houses.
Australia swelters in spring heatwave, temperatures set to break records
The heatwave has also elevated the risks of fires with several regions given 'high' fire danger ratings, and authorities urging residents to prepare for bushfires.
Australia toughens ban on training 'certain foreign militaries' after pilot case
A series of cases where former military pilots living in Australia had worked for a South African flight school training Chinese pilots, which the US alleges are Chinese military pilots, has prompted the crackdown.
Australia, Philippines upgrade ties to strategic partnership
This comes amid rising security challenges in the region, including in the South China Sea.
Australia to require AI-made child abuse material be removed from search results
A new code drafted by the industry giants at the government's request will require search engines to ensure that such content is not returned in search results, reports say.
Australian PM to visit China soon as both sides hail progress
Relations between the two countries were virtually frozen for years over various issues including an Australian call for an international inquiry into the origins of Covid-19.
Australia says Qatar strip-searches of women in 2020 a factor in blocking extra flights
The claim brings a new element to a controversy surrounding the Australian Labor government's relationship with Qantas which had lobbied against a Qatar Airways request to increase its flights.
3 rescued after sharks attack inflatable yacht off Australian coast
Satellite photos and a video show a large part of the stern of the yacht torn away.
Australia says it will conduct more joint patrols with Philippines in South China Sea
The joint exercises, a first for the two nations, come amid renewed tensions between the Philippines and China in the South China Sea.