Singer Little Pattie, Patricia Amphlett, will receive an award for a career that saw her shoot to fame in the 1960s and perform across Australia and the US

The first Australian mayor to give a formal apology for the Aboriginal genocide, and a singer who shot to international fame, are among the Irish-Aust(...)

Australian resources minister Matt Canavan. Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA

A hundred years ago, unionists derided the desire for an Irish free state by saying home rule was Rome rule. A century on, the possibility of Rome rul(...)

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull on Saturday, a day after the election. Turnbull is looking to independents and smaller parties for support. Pphotograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

For the second time in three elections, Australians could be in for a long wait to find out who will form the next government. With three-quarters of(...)

Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull (left) and Labor leader Bill Shorten at their first televised debate in Sydney, on May 13th. Most observers thought Shorten won. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP via Reuters

Dog whistling made its expected appearance in week two of Australia’s longest election campaign in 50 years. The source – immigration minister Peter(...)

Susan Ryan, Age Discrimination Commissioner and former Australian Labor Party senator is among 12 women to receive awards at a ceremony in Sydney on Friday.

Twelve Irish-Australian women will receive awards for achievements in politics and the trade union movement on Friday at a ceremony in Sydney. They (...)

Graduates must equip themselves with the necessary skills to fit in to the modern workplace, such as finding relevant experience Graduates must equip themselves with the necessary skills to fit in to the modern workplace, such as finding relevant experience

Leaving the comforts of college and entering the workforce can be a daunting prospect. Most educational institutions do their best to prepare student(...)

Labor MP Deborah O’Neill, a former Sydney Rose of Tralee, who faces an uphill battle to hold her seat in next month’s Australian election.  Photograph:   Alan Porritt-Pool/Getty Images

If the Irish Labor candidates don’t retain their seats in the forthcoming Australian election, then Labor is very unlikely to retain power.Wicklow-bor(...)