Australia, New Zealand to host 2023 Women’s World Cup
Australia and New Zealand will host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, Fifa has announced., reports BBC. The joint bid got the nod ahead of Colombia
Canada ranks worst in elderly care home coronavirus deaths
Canada ranks worst among 16 OECD countries for its high number of coronavirus-related deaths in elderly care homes, according to a Canadian Institute for Health Information report
Australia under cyberattacks from state actor
Australia's prime minister revealed Friday his country was under a broad cyberattack from a "state-based actor" targeting government, public services and businesses, with suspicions falling on China. Warning Australians of "specific risks" and an increased tempo of attacks, Scott Morrison told a press conference that a range of sensitive institutions had been hit. "This activity…
China warns of racism in Australia, issues travel warning as row escalates
Beijing warned Monday there has been "a lot of discrimination" against Chinese people in Australia, escalating...
Australian media to be tried for contempt over Pell reporting
Dozens of Australian journalists and news organisations will go on trial in November for allegedly violating a gag order barring coverage of Cardinal George Pell's sex crimes case, a judge said Tuesday.
Australia gets backing of 116 countries to investigate COVID-19’s cause
The alliance of countries that have responded to Australia’s call to launch an independent investigation into what had caused the COVID-19...
South Africa starts coronavirus trial of TB vaccine
Hundreds of South African health workers were given a century-old tuberculosis vaccine on Monday in a trial to see whether the venerable formula can protect against coronavirus.
Nearly two million Australians download coronavirus tracker app
Nearly two million Australians rushed to download a new smartphone app designed to make coronavirus contact tracing...
Australia's PM wants WHO to have 'weapons inspector' powers
Australia's prime minister called Thursday for the World Health Organization to be given powers similar to UN-backed weapons inspectors, allowing their experts to enter virus-stricken countries to help prevent future pandemics.