New law to allow Australian workers ignore office calls after duty hours

The government says the bill, expected to be introduced in parliament later this week, would protect workers' rights and help restore work-life balance.

Usman Khawaja decides to fight ICC ban on Gaza message

Khwaja wore shoes with an encrypted message calling for the freedom and respect of human lives in Gaza. The message written at the bottom of his shoes was in green and red color, signifying the colors of the Palestinian flag.

Australia to reduce migration intake by 50% in the next two years

The plan entails a substantial reduction in the migration intake, with a goal of slashing it by around 50% within the next two years.

Australia Claims Sixth World Cup, Beats India by Six Wickets

Australia have won the Cricket World Cup for a record-extending sixth time, ending India’s dominant run in its home tournament with a six-wicket victory in a low-scoring final on the back of Travis Head’s 137.

Referendum to create an Indigenous advisory rejected in Australia

The referendum aimed to create an Indigenous advisory body known as the 'Voice to Parliament,' has exposed deep divisions within the country.

Australia’s most prominent Islamic cleric, and the Mufti of Australia, has passed away at 82 years

Once Australia's most prominent Islamic cleric, and the Mufti of Australia, has passed away in Egypt at the age of 82.

Sharia-compliant banking to arrive in Australia

Islamic Bank Australia introduces Sharia-compliant banking, rejecting interest and emphasizing ethical finance

Australia reviving use of term ‘occupied Palestinian territories’

Move consistent with UN Security Council resolutions, also with approach taken by UK, EU, New Zealand, says Foreign Minister Penny Wong

Australian man, his dog survive 2-month sea voyage in Pacific Ocean

Shaddock set out in April with his canine companion Bella on journey from Mexico to French Polynesia but stranded at sea after ship got caught in storm and its electronic accents failed

Taylor Swift’s Australian tour faces technical challenges

Taylor Swift's Eras Tour creates frenzy in Australia as VIP packages sell out, causing site crashes, leaving fans in anticipation.

Australia gives Twitter 28 days to clean up ‘toxicity and hate’

E-safety commissioner Julie Inman Grant -- a former Twitter employee -- said the platform was now responsible for one-in-three complaints about online hate speech reported in Australia.

China ends import ban on Australian timber

Xiao Qian told reporters in Canberra that China would resume imports of Australian timber as of Thursday after Beijing clamped down on the trade in 2020.