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Australia braces for 'elevated' bushfire risk

Australia braces for 'elevated' bushfire risk

Australia braces for ‘elevated’ bushfire risk 6 September 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Authorities have urged Australians to prepare for summer bushfires Australians have been warned to prepare for a dangerous...
'Kiwis under the bed' row heats up in Australia

'Kiwis under the bed' row heats up in Australia

Australia and New Zealand are engaged in a diplomatic spat over claims Kiwi politicians conspired with Australia’s opposition to topple the government. Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop accused the opposition leader of colluding with MPs in New Zealand to...
Briton held for 'grooming girl' in Australia

Briton held for 'grooming girl' in Australia

A British tourist has been arrested in Australia for allegedly attempting to meet a girl he thought was 13 after grooming her over the internet. The 34-year-old had arranged to meet the youngster after several explicit conversations with her, police said. The New...
US halts search for marines off Australia

US halts search for marines off Australia

US suspends search for missing marines off Australia coast 6 August 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright AFP Image caption Three MV-22 Osprey aircraft were photographed off Sydney in June US officials say they have suspended a search and rescue operation...
IS 'commander' directed Australia bomb plot

IS 'commander' directed Australia bomb plot

A top commander in Islamic State ordered a group of Australian men to build a bomb destined for an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney, police have said. The improvised explosive device was to be smuggled onto a flight on 15 July but the attempt was aborted before...
Australia terror probe: Man released without charge

Australia terror probe: Man released without charge

Australia terror probe: Man released without charge 2 August 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright EPA Image caption Australian police continue to gather evidence about the alleged plot One of four men arrested over a suspected terror plot to bring down a...
Homes searched over Australia 'plane plot'

Homes searched over Australia 'plane plot'

Sydney homes searched over ‘plane bomb plot’ 31 July 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police search for evidence at a home in inner Sydney Australian police are searching five properties in Sydney over a suspected...

Australia police 'foil plot to bring down plane'

Australia’s prime minister says police have disrupted a terror plot to bring down a plane and four men have been arrested. Malcolm Turnbull told journalists: “I can report last night that there has been a major joint counter-terrorism operation to disrupt...
Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to fight charges

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to fight charges

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to fight charges 10 July 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cardinal George Pell says he is innocent of sexual assault allegations The Vatican treasurer, Cardinal George Pell, has returned to...
Australia boxing champ rejects 'naysayers'

Australia boxing champ rejects 'naysayers'

Jeff Horn rejects ‘naysayers’ after beating Manny Pacquiao 3 July 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeff Horn (r) overcame his more favoured opponent, Manny Pacquiao The former schoolteacher who stunned Manny...
Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids 22 June 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war Image copyright Australian Defence Force Image caption An RAAF crew prepare to take-off in F/A-18E Super Hornets Australia has said it will...
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