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Dumping Wilson Security: The NGV, Art and Refugee Detention

Art and politics mix, often poorly. Artists are sometimes the hoodwinked emissaries of the latter, sponsored, enlisted and marshalled by

Weaponising Rumour: Australia’s New Political Sensitivity

The hide of Australia’s political classes has been worn. Some members, admittedly, never had one. With tiptoeing around language ravaging,

200 refugees rejected by Australia have now settled in US

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA, (AP):  Australia's prime minister said Friday that his country will not consider options for resettling refugees languishing on

Bungling Crown Privilege: Australia’s Cabinet Security Breach

Journalists would have seen it as a scoop, and insisted that no laws had been broken. Politicians might have considered

Gangs, Race and Melbourne

Two’s a company; three’s a crowd. More? This issue is preoccupying political and policing figures in the city considered by

Australian gran escapes death in Malaysia drugs case

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia, (AFP): An Australian grandmother who said she was tricked into smuggling drugs into Malaysia after falling for

NFL: Aussie rugby player Hayne accused of 2015 sex assault:…

SAN FRANCISCO, (AFP): Australian Rugby League veteran Jarryd Hayne, who played the 2015 NFL season for San Francisco, was accused

N. Korea ‘agent’ charged with WMD sale plot in Australia

SYDNEY, (AFP): A Sydney-based "loyal agent of North Korea" has been charged with trying to sell missile parts and technology

Milo in Australia: Yiannopoulous, Free Speech and Violence

To what limit protest? Naturally, this was exactly what colourful agitator and former senior editor for Breitbart News Milo Yiannopolous

Australia calls for US engagement in region amid China rise

SYDNEY, (AFP): Australia warned Thursday against American disengagement from Asia at a time of rising Chinese power as traditional US

6.8-magnitude quake off New Caledonia, no tsunami threat

SYDNEY, (AFP): A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia Tuesday in the tectonically active Pacific region, but

Asylum detainees awarded $56 mn in Australia class action

SYDNEY, (AFP): Asylum seekers and refugees held in a remote Pacific camp were Wednesday awarded Aus$70 million ($56 million) for

Australian deputy PM refers himself to High Court over dual…

CANBERRA, (Xinhua): Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has referred himself to the High Court over fears he could be

Australia thwarts ‘Islamic-inspired’ plane attack plot

Benjamin Cooper, SYDNEY, (REUTERS): Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled "Islamic-inspired" plans for a bomb attack

DPM Shrestha calls on Victoria’s Governor Dessau

KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha, who is on a visit to Australia, held a meeting

MoU on bilateral consultation mechanism between Nepal and Australia signs

KATHMANDU: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Nepal and the Department

Australian PM calls for unity within gov’t

CANBERRA, (Xinhua): Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday penned an opinion piece calling for unity within government, declaring that

Traditional Chinese medicine on rise in Australia: Aussie practitioner

By Jessica Washington, SYDNEY, (Xinhua): Traditional Chinese medicine is in the midst of a renaissance in Australia and patients and

Australian prime minister looking forward to meeting Trump

CANBERRA, Australia, (AP): Australia's prime minister said Tuesday he is looking forward to meeting soon with U.S. President Donald Trump,

Street Art Becomes A Sweet Among Sour For Migrants And…

SYDNEY, (REUTERS): Four leading Australian street artists have joined forces with nearly 300 newly arrived refugees and migrants to create