Featured stories about Australia
- Australian Senator Deported for ‘Interfering’ in Malaysian Politics 18 February 2013
- Fatwa Against Santa Stirs Passions in Australia 23 December 2012
- Australia: Web Wet Nurses Share Breast Milk Via Social Media 9 September 2012
- Australia Day: Fury Follows Aboriginal Tent Embassy Protest 28 January 2012
Latest stories about Australia
11 December 2013
Is vagina knitting art? It is not your everyday discussion in Australia.
26 November 2013
A diplomatic row erupted between Australia and Indonesia after a document leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that Australia has been conducting spying operations against some Indonesian leaders
23 November 2013
A political strategist eats his words after using Twitter to comment on the stand off between Australia and Indonesia over spying revelations.
18 November 2013
Many Australians were flabbergasted by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conciliatory remarks about torture and other human rights abuses allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan government
5 November 2013
Melbourne Cup has been a day of mixed emotions. It has been a triumph for trainer Gai Waterhouse who became the first woman to train the winner of the race.
16 October 2013
Bloggers around the world, including Global Voices contributors, are highlighting this year's #BAD13 topic: human rights.
28 September 2013
Following the axing of the Australian government Climate Commission it has been reborn as the not-for-profit Climate Council thanks to crowd-funding.
18 September 2013
Kevin Rennie writes about the opposition of Melbourne residents to a new McDonald’s in their place. The campaigners have now taken their case to Maccas headquarters in Chicago
11 September 2013
A current affairs exposé, In Google We Trust, has caused a flutter on twitter in Australia. It looked at how individuals’ digital data is being collected and used.
11 May 2013
The mainstream media have been accused of trivialising political coverage in Australia over an incident involving Prime Minister Julia Gillard and a sandwich on 8 May 2013. Apparently, it even...