SYDNEY Australian authorities moved on Friday to scupper protests inspired by the death of black American man George Floyd, saying large gatherings risk new coronavirus infections and banning the biggest rally planned for Sydney. | Video
NEW DELHI/SYDNEY India and Australia sealed an accord on Thursday to grant access to each other's military bases in order to facilitate mutual defence exchanges and exercises.
SYDNEY Australia will give eligible residents A$25,000 ($17,323) to build or significantly renovate their homes, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, as Canberra moves to revive a construction sector badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
SYDNEY Small crowds at sporting events may be possible in the near future, Australia's deputy chief medical officer said on Wednesday, citing successful efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus.
SYDNEY Australia's most populous state will open up some sports facilities from the middle of June, officials said on Tuesday, after nearly a week with no new cases of coronavirus via community transmission.
SYDNEY Several Australian states eased social distancing restrictions further on Monday, allowing restaurants to host more people and public attractions to reopen, as the government moves to revive an ailing economy through accelerated infrastructure spending. | Video
SYDNEY, June 1 Several Australian states eased
social distancing restrictions further on Monday, allowing
restaurants to host more people and public attractions to
reopen, as Canberra moves to revive the country's ailing
SYDNEY Australia's "war cabinet" will meet every month to focus on bringing unemployment down after successfully slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday.
SYDNEY, May 29 U.S. corn futures rose for a
fifth consecutive session on Friday as concerns about adverse
weather impacting crops and signs of increased demand pushed the
grain towards its biggest weekly gain in more than seven months.
SYDNEY Australia's National Rugby League football competition, a bruising body contact sport, will on Thursday resume after a two-month hiatus as the number of coronavirus cases in the country slows and social restrictions are eased.