Category: Australia & NZ

staffFebruary 6, 2017

7% of Australian Catholic priests accused of child sex abuse

Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse said 7 percent of Australian priests were accused of sexually ...

staffFebruary 2, 2017

Trump call on refugees with Australia’s Turnbull ended abruptly

A phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and the Australian prime minister ended in disagreement, senior U.S. officials said. ...

staffJanuary 29, 2017

Plane crash victim’s last moments

A woman who died in an Australia Day plane crash on Perth’s Swan River uploaded footage of her final moments ...

staffJanuary 23, 2017

Australia’s housing prices in 2020?

What the future brings is one of those things that have been puzzling people since the dawn of time. And, ...

staffDecember 31, 2016

New Year skies explode in colour as Australia rings in 2017

Millions of people across Australia have partied into the New Year, after farewelling 2016 beneath night skies set ablaze with ...

staffDecember 24, 2016

Man charged in long-running Claremont serial killing investigation

Police in Australia have charged a man in a series of murders which launched one of the country’s longest running ...

staffDecember 12, 2016

New prime minister takes office in New Zealand

Outgoing New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said his goodbyes Monday as his replacement was sworn in to take over ...

staffDecember 5, 2016

New Zealand prime minister surprises many with resignation

New Zealand’s prime minister, John Key, surprised many in his party and across the country Monday when he announced his ...

staffNovember 27, 2016

Rare ‘Thunderstorm Asthma’ Kills Six in Australia

Six are now dead from a rare “thunderstorm asthma” outbreak in Melbourne, Australia.Five more remain in intensive care units, with ...