Bill Shorten

Australian Parliament's computer network targeted by hacker

The incident comes just a month after German politicians were hit by a massive data leak including credit card details, phone numbers and email addresses.

Feb 08, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

Australian PM almost certain victor in election but no celebration

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to retain power after a bruising national election.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Early polls show tight race in Australian election

Early counting in Australia`s national election on Saturday showed a swing to the opposition Labor Party, adding to fears a close vote will deny current Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull the outright majority he needs to enact major economic reforms.

Jul 02, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

Polls close in most states in Australian election

Polls closed in Australia's most populous states where Saturday's national elections  are expected to be won or loss.

Jul 02, 2016, 14:14 PM IST

Australians vote in cliffhanger election

A poll showed conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull​'s Liberal/National coalition 50.5 to 49.5 percent in front on a two-party basis.

Jul 02, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

Too close to call as polls open in Australian elections

Australians began voting in national elections Saturday with conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull the slight favourite ahead of Labor`s Bill Shorten, although opinion polls point to it being a close race.

Jul 02, 2016, 03:56 AM IST

Australia goes to polls tomorrow to elect new government

Over 15 million people are expected to exercise their votes when Australia goes to polls tomorrow with over 1600 candidates, including five of Indian- origin, contesting from over 55 political parities.

Jul 01, 2016, 13:03 PM IST

Australian Opposition leader Bill Shorten under scanner over graft

Australia`s opposition leader had his credibility and reputation questioned by one of the country`s most senior judicial figures at a major investigation into corruption on Thursday.

Jul 09, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Australia moves towards referendum on Aboriginal recognition

Australia moved closer to recognising Aboriginal people in its constitution Monday after talks with indigenous leaders, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said as he urged an end to the "echoing silence" in the founding document.

Jul 06, 2015, 12:21 PM IST

Australia failing to end indigenous disadvantage: Tony Abbott

 Australia`s failure to end the entrenched disadvantage of Aboriginal people was described by Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday as "profoundly disappointing" with key targets missed and employment levels actually worsening.

Feb 11, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Australian PM admits `rough patch` as voters flee

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott admitted Monday he was going through "a rough patch" as voters desert him over tough spending cuts and perceived broken promises.

Dec 08, 2014, 08:51 AM IST

Australian opposition leader keen to meet PM Modi

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has said he is looking forward to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visits the country next month to attend the G-20 meeting.

Oct 17, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

Concern in Australia over Japan sub fleet plan

Opposition politicians and industry groups in Australia demanded clarity from the government Tuesday over reports that it could buy a new submarine fleet from Japan rather than build them at home.

Sep 09, 2014, 09:30 AM IST

Australian opposition leader cleared of rape allegation

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten revealed Thursday he had been cleared by police of historical sex assault allegations, which he said were "abhorrent".

Aug 21, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

Australia`s Labor appoints 11 women to frontbench

Australia`s new Labor chief Bill Shorten on Monday appointed 11 women to his frontbench, including his deputy, describing Prime Minister Tony Abbott`s inclusion of just one as "ridiculous".

Oct 15, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

Former union chief elected new Australian Labor leader

Former union chief Bill Shorten was elected Australia`s new Labor leader today, with the party pledging to draw a line under years of infighting that saw two prime ministers toppled.

Oct 13, 2013, 12:47 PM IST