Brendan Pearson, an adviser to Scott Morrison and former mining lobby boss, is Australia's new ambassador to the OECD.
New laws passed by the Morrison Government last month ensure the most vile of offenders can’t hide in the depths of the dark web.
Adelaide-based shipbuilder ASC says it can take on all workers from Naval Group set to lose their jobs after Australia's change in plans for new submarines.
Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein wants the state to reach a 90 per cent coronavirus vaccination rate by the beginning of summer.
Contenders in Japan's ruling party have launched their campaigns to be the next prime minister, with Taro Kono the frontrunner to replace Yoshihide Suga.
Australia and America have issued a high-level public warning to China to stop militarising areas in the South China Sea, raising serious concern over its ‘dangerous use of coast guards’.
The ruling United Russia party is seeking to win a new majority in parliamentary elections following the Putin regime's crackdown on Kremlin critics.
Scott Morrison has admitted the blind trust that paid for Christian Porter’s legal bills is ‘not ordinary’, but would not be drawn on whether he will dismiss the Minister from the frontbench.
The move to buy and build nuclear submarines will cost more than the previous $90 billion plan to equip Australia with 12 Attack Class conventional submarines.
A lack of essential goods access to healthcare has increased the threat of a COVID-19 outbreak in the Torres Strait Islands, federal MP Warren Entsch says.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the survival of troubled Chinese construction giant Evergrande would be good for jobs.
Haiti's prime minister has spoken publicly about alleged calls between him and a key suspect in slaying of President Jovenel Moise.
A disabled Aboriginal teen has been intermittently imprisoned in the Don Dale detention centre since the age of 10, the Disability Royal Commission has heard.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has laughed off US President Joe Biden referring to him as "pal" and "that fellow from Down Under".
Aussie Prime Minister Scott Morrison has responded after US President Joe Biden appeared to forget his name, and revealed an intimate detail.
Jack Paynter, Sam Maiden
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says cabinet minister Christian Porter's acceptance of money from a blind trust is serious but refused to speculate on his future.
Defence Minister Peter Dutton says China's reaction to Australia's nuclear-powered submarine ambition is embarrassing and immature.
Albania is expected to become "in first place of the United Nation's general classification for the number of women in the government," PM Edi Rama says.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the United States welcomes European countries having a role in the Indo-Pacific and has called France a vital partner.
Facebook says it has deleted almost 150 accounts, pages and groups operated by individuals associated with Germany's Querdenken anti-lockdown protest movement.
An analysis suggests there was "undue pressure" from top officials at the World Bank to boost China's ranking in the body's "Doing Business" report in 2017.
Andrea Shalal and David Lawder
The submarines issue means the pressure will grow yet again on Mr Morrison to deliver something positive and something substantial in return for WA.
Queensland will now implement a voluntary assisted dying scheme after a historic bill passed the state's parliament to applause in the public gallery.
The ACT has recorded 30 new COVID-19 cases at the five-week mark of Canberra's lockdown.
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