At Australia mine, Glencore balances reforestation drive, coal profit

By Praveen Menon HUNTER VALLEY, Australia - At Glencore (OTC:GLNCY)'s aging Mt Owen open-cut coal mines north of Sydney, a team of scientists and engineers is restoring woodlands to mined-out...

Five things to know about Australia’s new prime minister

Australia’s incoming prime minister, Anthony Albanese, will be sworn in on Monday after his outgoing Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded defeat in Friday’s election. Albanese, 59, is…

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison concedes defeat in election

Australian voters ended nine years of conservative rule in the country’s national elections Saturday.

Australia’s Center-Left Labor Party Wins Election Dominated by Inflation

Australia’s center-left opposition won a national election after Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded defeat. Anthony Albanese, who leads the Labor Party, is poised to become prime minister.

Australia election: PM Scott Morrison concedes

Australian prime minister concedes election defeat

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s prime minister conceded defeat after an election Saturday that could deliver a minority government. Scott Morrison acted quickly despite millions of votes yet...

Australia Election Live Updates: Voters Decide Fate of Scott Morrison

While Australians voice concern about inflation and climate change, the race has focused on the conduct of the incumbent conservative prime minister. Polls close at 6 p.m. local time.

Australia's election will be a tight race. Whoever wins will 'struggle' to manage rising costs

Economic concerns have been at the front and center of domestic campaigning for the front runners. Incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison from the ruling conservative Liberal-National coalition...

Australia PM, trailing in election polls, announces housing policy

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a housing policy on Sunday. The policy aims to boost home ownership and curbing high prices, as his government lags the opposition Labor Party...

Australian leader sets general election for May 21

Australia will hold its general election on May 21, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Sunday, launching a six-week campaign period, where voter concern over issues like the cost of living...

Australia understands India's stance on Ukraine, after talks

Australia said it understands New Delhi's position on the ongoing Ukraine crisis, as the two countries aim to focus on stability in the Indo-Pacific region and pushing through a major trade deal,...

Australia accuses China of 'act of intimidation' after laser aimed at aircraft

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison accused Beijing of an 'act of intimidation' after a Chinese navy vessel directed a laser at an Australian military surveillance aircraft last week.

Australia evacuates embassy in Kyiv, calls on China to speak up for Ukraine

Australia said on Sunday it was evacuating its embassy in Kyiv as the situation on the Russia-Ukraine border deteriorated quickly, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison calling on China to not remain...

Covid-19, Travel and Reopening News: Live Updates

Nearly two years after the country closed its borders to almost all noncitizens, it will reopen to fully vaccinated international tourists, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced.

Australia to reopen to vaccinated international travelers this month

Australia will open its borders to fully vaccinated international travelers from late February, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Monday after a meeting of the government's...

Australia to spend a record $35 million to protect koalas

Australia will spend a record $50 million Australian over the next four years to boost long-term protection and recovery of its koala population, Prime Minister Scott Morrison's office said in a...

Australia says WeChat has removed the account of its Prime Minister

Australia has accused WeChat of taking down Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account and redirecting his followers to a site that claims to provide information for Chinese Australians.

Djokovic returns to detention as he fights Australia deportation

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government revoked Djokovic’s visa for a second time amid public outcry.

How the ‘Djokovic Affair’ Came Back to Bite Australia’s Prime Minister

Scott Morrison thought he had a political winner. Now, with an election looming, Australians debate their government’s fairness and competence.

Tough stance on Novak Djokovic exemption backfires for Scott Morrison

Prime ministers of Australia and Serbia speak on phone about Novak Djokovic's disputed visa

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Serbian counterpart, Ana Brnabić, agreed in their telephone conversation to keep in touch over Djokovic's disputed visa.

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokoivc has visa canceled, Australia PM Scott Morrison says 'rules are rules'

Morrison tweeted 'no one is above' Australia's border policies after the country denied Djokovic entry

Novak Djokovic needs to prove exemption or go home - Australian PM

Novak Djokovic needs to prove that he has a genuine medical exemption from COVID-19 vaccination when he lands in Australia or he will be "on the next plane home," Australian Prime Minister Scott...

Tennis-Djokovic needs to prove exemption or go home - Australian PM

Novak Djokovic needs to prove that he has a genuine medical exemption from COVID-19 vaccination when he lands in Australia or he will be "on the next plane home", Australian Prime Minister Scott...

Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Australia will join the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday.

Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -  Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday it will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns.

Google is making its biggest investment ever in Australia

Google will invest $736 million in Australia over the next five years. The funds will go, in part, toward launching the firm's first research hub in Australia. Google also plans to team up with an...

Australian Prime Minister Morrison changes tune on EVs with new $185M plan

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is changing his tune on electric vehicles. A new 250 million Australian dollar plan will assist private businesses in accelerating the rollout of 50,000 EV...

Messages from Macron to Morrison leaked amid submarine deal row

Australian media on Tuesday published messages between French President Emmanuel Macron and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, as Canberra seeks to push back against allegations it lied to...

France's Macron says Australia PM lied over submarine deal

French President Emmanuel Macron said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison lied to him over the cancellation of a submarine building contract in September, and indicated more efforts were...

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