An archeologist has described stone tools found at the Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment site in New South Wales, Australia as "exceptionally significant", saying they show Aboriginal people camped in the area thousands of years ago.
Thousands of protesters gathered on Saturday in cities across Australia, shouting slogans in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and aiming to raise awareness of the mistreatment of Indigenous people.
Australia’s immigration program, a key factor in the economy’s record stretch without recession, is under threat amid calls for the nation to turn inward while it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus conspiracy theories are hampering frantic efforts to contain a steep spike in cases around the city of Melbourne, where more than 10,000 people have refused testing, Australian health authorities warned on Friday.
Koalas in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) could become extinct by 2050 unless the government immediately intervenes to protect the species and its habitat, the final report of a yearlong parliamentary inquiry said on Tuesday.
Australian governments need to pour an extra $70 billion to $90 billion into stimulus and support measures to help the nation weather the biggest economic shock since World War II, according to a new report.
A senior adviser to the Iranian Parliament speaker slammed Australia’s “unconstructive” partnership in US-led military coalitions, calling on Canberra to avoid obeying the illogical policies of President Donald Trump’s administration.
Australia is at the global forefront of cancer research and the Morrison Government — the federal executive Government of Australia led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison — is committed to consolidating that position, with the Cancer Council NSW to receive funding of more than $3.5 million to research what demand for cancer treatment will look like over the next five years.
Thousands of people rallied across Australia to honor George Floyd and voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement Saturday, part of a worldwide wave of solidarity that has also sought to highlight racial discrimination outside the United States.
Australia's biggest state in economic terms said on Friday the coronavirus pandemic could cost it as much A$20 billion ($13.3 billion) in lost revenues over the next four years, underscoring the urgency to revive the country's stuttering economy.
Australia’s conservative government on Tuesday agreed to push forward legislation that would allow carbon capture and storage projects to be backed by its Climate Solutions Fund and provide credits to big polluters that cut their emissions intensity.