Australia

Australia’s new laws can take conservation backwards

The Albanese administration appears to be retracting from its commitment to significantly overhaul Australia's environmental conservation policies, a move deemed concerning by eight prominent...

Australia may impose fine on supermarkets under proposed mandatory code

Australia's major supermarkets may incur significant fines under a new government proposal aiming to enforce a mandatory grocery code of conduct with more stringent...

Australia: Debt scheme actually exploited vulnerable: Report

In February, the Albanese administration unveiled a $97 million compensation scheme for numerous Indigenous individuals who had lost their savings to the predatory funeral...

Julie Bishop is new UN special envoy for Myanmar

Former Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop has been named as the special envoy on Myanmar by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, the UN announced....

Flood warnings issued for Queensland, NSW

This weekend, regions within Queensland and New South Wales are bracing for significant weather events, as heavy rainfall and flood is forecasted to saturate...

Australia: Mercury pollution up by 130% at Eraring power plant

The surge in mercury and particulate pollution emanating from Australia's largest coal-fired power station in the past year has sparked concern, leading an environmental...

Sam Mostyn is new Australian governor

Anthony Albanese has announced that Sam Mostyn will assume the role of Australia's next governor general, following King Charles' acceptance of the prime minister's...

Australia sets new record with international students

The number of international students in Australia has reached a historic high, exceeding 700,000 for the first time. This surge has contributed to a...

Why Australia’s music festivals are falling over?

On Wednesday, following a day of intense speculation, Splendour in the Grass made the announcement of canceling this year's music festival, just one week...

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Protests erupt as Nigeria changes national anthem

A wave of discontent has swept through Nigeria after the national anthem was altered with minimal public input. On Wednesday, President Bola Tinubu signed...

Iceland town Grindavik face frequent volcanic eruptions

A new volcanic eruption in southwest Iceland has prompted the evacuation of the renowned geothermal Blue Lagoon spa and the small fishing town of...

Colombia: Government passes bill to ban bullfighting

Colombia's Congress has passed a bill to ban bullfighting nationwide starting in 2027, marking the culmination of a longstanding campaign by animal rights activists...

3 black men files racial discrimination lawsuit against American Airlines

Three Black men have filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against American Airlines, alleging they were briefly removed from a flight due to a complaint...