Category: Australia & NZ

staffAugust 8, 2018

Entire Australian state now in drought

Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now entirely in drought, officials have confirmed. A dry winter has ...

staffAugust 7, 2018

Australia population to hit 25 million

Australia’s population will reach 25 million for the first time on Tuesday, according to official estimates. The milestone, driven significantly ...

staffAugust 5, 2018

Australia now a land of drought, PM says

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned that the country has become a “land of drought” as he announced further ...

staffAugust 3, 2018

Climber dug cave to survive on mountain

An Australian climber who survived nearly seven days in freezing conditions on a New Zealand mountain has been airlifted to ...

staffJuly 27, 2018

Australian guilty in headless torso murder

An Australian woman who dumped her partner’s dismembered body next to a road and set it alight has been found ...

staffJuly 26, 2018

Australian media giants agree to merge

Australian media giants Nine Entertainment and Fairfax have agreed to merge, creating what they say will be the nation’s “largest ...

staffJuly 25, 2018

Mass breakout after Australia jail riot

Australian police are searching for three men who escaped from a jail amid what prison staff have called “a riot”. ...

staffJuly 24, 2018

Woman mauled by Dingoes in Australia

An Australian woman says she feared for her life while being attacked by two dingoes at an Outback mine. Deb ...

staffJuly 20, 2018

Australian jihadist’s extradition rejected

A Turkish court has ruled against extraditing Australia’s most wanted jihadist, Neil Prakash, to face terrorism charges in his home ...

staffJuly 19, 2018

Underwater graveyard plan for Gold Coast

Sleeping with the fishes may not be as sinister as it sounds if a Gold Coast plan for an underwater ...