MELBOURNE Strong winds intensified bushfires burning across much of the Australian state of New South Wales on Saturday, with the Rural Fire Service (RFS) upgrading warnings on three of more than 70 fires to emergency level.
MELBOURNE Australia's federal government announced on Sunday a A$1.8-billion (1.03 billion pounds)increase in funding for drought-afflicted farmers, with parts of the country's east coast suffering the driest conditions in living memory.
MELBOURNE Australia on Sunday announced a A$190 million ($140.56 million) aid package for drought-afflicted farmers as much of east coast suffers the worst dry spell in living memory.
MELBOURNE Australia has established a security task force to guard against cyber attacks and interference in elections, the government said on Saturday, amid concerns foreign powers are meddling in domestic affairs and ahead of five elections next month.
MELBOURNE National Australia Bank on Saturday suffered what it described as a "nationwide outage" to some of its technology systems, leaving customers unable to access banking services or withdraw money.
MELBOURNE Kangaroos are one of Australia's biggest tourist draws, but visitors to one park are getting more than they bargained for.
SYDNEY, Nov 10 The Australian hotel operator
owned by billionaire Harry Triguboff deliberately withheld
unhappy customers' details from travel review site TripAdvisor
to avoid bad reviews, a court found on Friday.
SYDNEY An Australian museum has teamed up with computer giant International Business Machines Corp to count the country's native frog population, and they want amphibian enthusiasts to jump on board.
SYDNEY, Nov 3 Hundreds of people queued up
outside Apple Inc's store in central Sydney early on
Friday to be the first in the world to get their hands on the
new iPhone X, a turnaround from more lacklustre launches for the
past two iterations of the phone.