A lot of worthy people earned Australia Day honours today for saving lives but one woman earned an Order of Australia for taking them — Prisoner star and TV icon Val Lehman.
Jacinda Ardern is ‘disappointed’ in the decision to close the Australian border to New Zealand, declaring the move pushed back the possibility of a two-way travel bubble being established.
Malka Leifer is expected to land in Melbourne within hours as her extradition from Israel to face child sexual abuse charges nears its end.
China has issued a notice saying it will conduct military exercises in the South China Sea this week.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the signing of an expanded trade deal with China.
Praveen Menon and Gabriel Crossley
China’s President Xi Jinping has called for a more unified world order and open economy, warning countries against ‘exclusion’ and ‘threats’ that could lead to a new Cold War.
Acting chief medical officer Michael Kidd has stressed the importance of retaining public health measures alongside coronavirus vaccines.
US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has dropped demands that had held up the basic organisation and daily work of the 50-50 Congress chamber for days.
There have been passionate calls for action at Brisbane's Invasion Day march as Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk celebrated Australia Day in Townsville.
President Xi Jinping has used his Davos Agenda address to call on the world to abandon ‘ideological prejudice’ and shun an ‘outdated Cold War mentality’.
The Premier said his personal opinion was the national holiday should remain as is ‘at this point in time’.
Nationals backbenchers have ignited a fresh row over climate change, releasing a manufacturing plan underpinned by greater investment in fossil fuels.
Donald Trump has opened a new office 'to carry on the agenda of the Trump Administration through advocacy, organising, and public activism'.
Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani is being sued for $1.7 billion by the voting machine company he and others painted as central to a vast conspiracy that he claimed cost the US election.
Tony Abbott is concerned coronavirus restrictions could cause long-term damage to Australian values and way of life.
Democrats have formally delivered an impeachment charge against ex-US President Donald Trump to the Senate, with the trial set for the week of February 8.
Patricia Zengerle and Susan Cornwell
Scott Morrison has paid tribute to front line workers during his speech at the official Australia Day ceremony in Canberra, saying 2021 would be another challenging year.
Just one in three Australians support becoming a republic and the percentage of undecided people is the highest in several years, a new poll suggests.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ‘raised a tinnie’ saluting the lucky country on Australia Day, in a specially recorded message from Downing Street
Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s council elections will be decided by postal ballot and could cost ratepayers almost $90,000 if councillors approve a proposal being tabled at tomorrow’s council meeting.
Scott Morrison has asked Australia not to focus on ‘our differences’ this Australia Day, as tens of thousands of people prepare to attend ‘Invasion Day’ rallies and dawn services across the country.
Two German shepherds called Champ and Major are the first pets to live at the White House since the Obama administration.
Labor says the Pfizer vaccine needs to be rolled out faster, pointing to countries who were able to start giving citizens the jab just days after its approval.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has addressed an online World Economic Forum meeting.
Meg Shen and Tom Daly
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