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Australian Medical Board bans prominent euthanasia doctor Philip Nitschke

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:33

Prominent Australian right-to-die doctor Philip Nitschke on Thursday vowed to continue giving advice on how to end life after the Australian Medical Board used emergency powers to suspend him.

Australian inflation gives RBA room to keep rates low

Australian inflation gives RBA room to keep rates low

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:19

The consumer price index (CPI) had lifted 0.6 percent in the previous quarter, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said.

Ileana D`Cruz tweets about Australian beau

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:45

Unlike many of her colleagues, Ileana chose to speak about her love life in public. She is dating Andrew, an Australian photographer.

Australian senator`s ideal man: Rich and `well-hung`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:39

An Australian senator who told breakfast radio she would only date men who were rich and "well-hung" apologised Tuesday, saying she had tried to hide her embarrassment with a joke. 

Iraq suicide bomber was Australian teenager

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 11:52

A suicide bomber, who attacked Iraq`s capital city of Baghdad last week, was identified as an 18-year-old Australian, authorities said Monday.

Lebanon arrests pro-Qaeda Lebanese-Australian cleric

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:11

The army arrested a Lebanese-Australian cleric with links to Al-Qaeda while a wanted man with Swedish nationality was killed in a police raid, security officials said on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal pulls out of Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:46

Indian badminton star, Saina Nehwal pulls out of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The defending champions is yet to recover from the blisters she had sustained during the Australian Open Super Series winning campaign.

Actor John Walton dead

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:49

Australian actor John Walton has died at the age of 62.

Action not words needed to boost growth, Australia tells G20

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 11:15

Abbott said that Australia was asking G20 nations to push harder on their growth plans, so they could meet their pledge to add 2.0 percent to GDP over the next five years.

Australia abolishes divisive carbon tax

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:41

The current administration favours a "direct action" plan that includes financial incentives for polluters to increase their energy efficiency.

Australia should welcome immigrants: Murdoch

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 03:27

Global press baron Rupert Murdoch has urged Australia to be open to immigrants and engage more deeply with Asia, as he celebrated 50 years of the national newspaper he founded, The Australian.

Aussie body offers help on sustainable mining

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 15:29

There was also need to ensure good returns to communities besides proper environmental impact assessment.