Protesters in Adelaide on Thursday object to Australia Day, held annually on January 26th to mark the arrival in 1788 of the first fleet of British ships. Photograph: Tim Dornin/EPA

Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, has reacted angrily to people who refer to Australia Day as “invasion day” or who want the date cha(...)

The Toyota Australia Car Manufacturing Plant in Altona, Melbourne.  Toyota  said today that it will end the production of cars in Australia by the end of 2017. Some 2,500 workers will loose their jobs. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

Toyota announced today that is to stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017 in what would mark the end of an era for a once-vibran(...)