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Two Australian cabinet ministers demoted after dual rape scandals

Sydney - Two Australian ministers were demoted from top cabinet posts Monday as the ruling conservative party tried to draw a line under dual rape scandals that have convulsed national politics.

Snap lockdown ordered in Australia's Brisbane after virus outbreak

Brisbane - More than two million people in Brisbane were ordered into a three-day lockdown Monday after a cluster of coronavirus cases was detected in Australia's third-biggest city.

Op-Ed: Australia — Prehistoric idea of tax on 扑克王游戏下载home solar must go

Sydney - “For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory” wasn’t actually written about the Australian energy sector for some reason. The sector seems to think it was, and wants a very inglorious tax on rooftop solar.

Australia begins 'long haul' to recovery as floodwaters recede

Londonderry - Thousands of flood-stricken residents along Australia's east coast began a massive clean up effort Thursday, as waters receded revealing damaged 扑克王游戏下载homes, piles of debris and mud-caked roads.

Australia's 'Big Wet' eases, but thousands still isolated

Sydney - Rescue teams raced emergency supplies to flood-hit Australians Wednesday, as trapped residents waited for still-swollen rivers to ebb, so the long, hard clean-up can begin.

Australians warned of deadly spider 'plague' after floods

Sydney - A "plague" of the world's most venomous spiders could swarm Sydney after torrential rain and flooding, the Australian Reptile Park said Wednesday, warning that the deadly arachnids could seek refuge in 扑克王游戏下载homes as they escape the deluge.

Food ferried to isolated Australians as flood threat lingers

Sydney - Rescue teams delivered food and emergency supplies to Australians isolated by floodwaters on Wednesday as ities warned that swollen rivers posed an ongoing threat despite blue skies over the east coast following days of torrential rain.

Chatting with P.A. Vasey: Science fiction writer and physician Special

Brisbane - Bestselling and cancer doctor P.A. Vasey chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his Trinity's Trilogy books.

Fire, wind and water: The new normal in a land Down Under

New South Wales - Seventeen-year-old Rory Kirkland has lived in Australia for three years, but he has already experienced the full range of the country's extreme weather, from searing heat to unprecedented bushfires and now floodwaters lapping the door of his family hom...

'Catastrophic' Australia floods prompt helicopter rescues

Windsor - Military helicopters, jet skis and rubber boats were deployed to rescue people stranded by "catastrophic" floods along Australia's populous east coast Tuesday, with thousands of 扑克王游戏下载homes damaged.

'Disgraceful' sex acts in parliament rock Australia's government

Sydney - Leaked videos of staff from Australia's conservative government performing sex acts in parliament, including one man masturbating over a female MP's desk, left Scott Morrison's administration facing yet another major scandal Tuesday.

'Catastrophic' Australia floods prompt helicopter rescues

Windsor - Helicopters and boats were deployed to rescue residents stranded by "catastrophic" floods in eastern Australia Tuesday, as ities warned more areas were now under threat.

Thousands evacuate as Sydney sees worst floods in decades

Sydney - Torrential downpours lashed Australia's east Monday, forcing thousands to flee the worst flooding in decades and pushing communities already battling drought, bushfires, and the coronavirus pandemic to "breaking point".

Evacuations ordered as Sydney's biggest dam overflows after record rainfall

Sydney - Sydney braced for its worst flooding in decades Sunday after record rainfall caused its largest dam to overflow and as deluges prompted mandatory mass evacuation orders along Australia's east coast.

Record rains, flooding prompt evacuations in Australia

Sydney - Record rains and widespread flooding prompted evacuations along Australia's east coast Saturday and threatened the most serious overflow of Sydney's main reservoir in 30 years, officials said.

Australia sees first population drop since World War I

Sydney - Australia's population has declined for the first time in more than a century as pandemic-induced border closures stemmed the flow of overseas migrants, according to figures released Thursday.

Australia rumbles 'nest of spies' targeting defence tech

Sydney - Australia's top spymaster has revealed that his agency disrupted a "nest of spies" sent by an unnamed foreign intelligence service to steal sensitive trade and defence secrets.

News Corp strikes content deal with Facebook in Australia

Sydney - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp on Tuesday announced a three-year content deal with Facebook in Australia, weeks after Canberra introduced laws forcing digital platforms to pay for news.

Women across Australia march against sexual violence and inequality

Canberra - Tens of thousands of women protested across Australia against sexual violence and gender inequality on Monday, as outrage grew over rape allegations that have convulsed the conservative government.

Women across Australia march against sexual violence and inequality

Canberra - Women protested across Australia on Monday against sexual violence and gender inequality, with tens of thousands hitting the streets as outrage grew over rape allegations that have convulsed the conservative government.
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