SYDNEY Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd , the world's third-oldest airline, on Monday marked its 100th birthday during its toughest year yet due to the coronavirus pandemic but is looking to the future with optimism, its chief executive said.
SYDNEY A lucky echidna puggle, or baby spiny anteater, that survived an attack by birds and fell from a tree is taking its first steps as zoo keepers in Australia hand-feed the young mammal. | Video
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 Australian police on Monday charged a German student with breaking into a Sydney museum as security footage showed him allegedly taking selfies next to dinosaur exhibits. | Video
SYDNEY For Chris Moysa, a Sydney schoolteacher, the spread of coronavirus means long days at home without company. But like scores of other Australians, Moysa now has a new housemate after he adopted a cat named Fred. | Video
SYDNEY As most shopping comes to a halt under shutdown rules meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus, an Australian book shop is getting its goods out by bicycle to readers in quarantine or reluctant to leave their homes. | Video
SYDNEY As a noon deadline struck on Monday for Australian pubs, restaurants and other gathering-places to close, the last three guests in Badde Manors café, in the Sydney dining hub of Glebe, hurriedly downed their coffees and left.
SYDNEY Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq is eager to see what schoolboy paceman Naseem Shah can produce on Australia's fast pitches despite concerns over the 16-year-old's readiness for the rigours of test cricket.