Tag: Malcolm Turnbull

staffMarch 18, 2018

Suu Kyi spoke at length about Myanmar troubles

SYDNEY – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi spoke at length about her country’s troubled western state of Rakhine at ...

staffNovember 14, 2017

Australians decisively back same-sex marriage

Australians have overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic poll. The non-binding postal vote showed 61.6% ...

staffNovember 5, 2017

Australia refuses NZ offer on refugees

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has turned down a renewed offer from New Zealand to resettle some refugees from a Papua ...

staffSeptember 7, 2017

Australia to vote on same-sex marriage, after court challenge fails

Australia’s High Court has ruled that a national postal vote on same-sex marriage will go ahead, after a challenge by ...

staffAugust 14, 2017

NZ confirms Australian deputy PM Barnaby Joyce is dual citizen

New Zealand’s government has confirmed that Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, is a dual citizen. Dual citizens are not ...

staffJuly 30, 2017

Australia police ‘foil terror plot to bring down plane’

Counter-terrorism police in Australia have stopped a suspected plot to bring down an aeroplane, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said. ...

staffMay 22, 2017

Billionaire makes ‘biggest philanthropic gift’ by living Australian

Australian mining magnate Andrew Forrest and his wife, Nicola, have announced they will give A$400m ($298m) to charity. PM Malcolm ...

staffApril 20, 2017

Australia announces tougher new exams for citizenship

The Australian government has announced plans to make it tougher for foreigners to obtain citizenship with applicants now having to ...

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. ...