BEIJING/CANBERRA China has made a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Australia's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on three products, its commerce ministry said on Thursday.
CANBERRA (Reuters) -China is insecure and defensive and this means it perceives threats where there are none, Australia's most senior diplomat said on Wednesday, a characterisation Beijing dismissed as "wholly untrue". | Video
CANBERRA (Reuters) -The Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of World Heritage Sites that are "in danger", a United Nations panel said on Tuesday, drawing an angry response from Australia, which called the recommendation politically motivated. | Video
CANBERRA (Reuters) -A climate change sceptic will be Australia's new deputy prime minister after a leadership revolt in the coalition government's minor party, making it harder for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to achieve a commitment of zero net emissions by 2050.
CANBERRA, June 18 U.S. soybean futures were on
course to post their biggest weekly loss in nearly seven years,
weighed down by forecasts for crop-friendly weather and cooler
temperatures in the Midwest crop belt, despite a 3% jump earlier
in the day.
CANBERRA Australia will allow a Sri Lankan asylum seeker family detained on Christmas Island since 2019 to live in community detention on the mainland after public anger over their separation when the youngest child became sick and was flown to a major hospital. | Video
CANBERRA Australia's minimum wage will rise by 2.5% for the financial year starting in July, a faster pace than this year, which the country's independent wage-setting body said reflected its strong economic recovery from the coronavirus-induced recession.
CANBERRA/LONDON Britain and Australia announced a free trade deal on Tuesday which the British government hailed as an important step in building new trade relationships following its departure from the European Union. | Video
* UK PM Johnson hails "new dawn" in Anglo-Australian
CANBERRA, June 15 Britain and Australia have
agreed a trade deal after talks between their prime ministers
ironed out outstanding issues, Australia's Minister for Trade
Dan Tehan said on Tuesday.
Britain had made securing a trade deal with Australia a
priority for its post-Brexit strategy as it seeks to build
stronger commercial and diplomatic links in the Indo-Pacific
region, but negotiations have dragged on for months.