Qantas has cancelled all its international flights up to the end of October 2020. Photograph: Barbara Walton

Qantas Airways said on Thursday it had cancelled most international flights until late October after the Australian government indicated its border cl(...)

James Fitzgerald, director of the Two Thumbs Wildlife Trust,  inspects his bushfire-scorched koala reserve on earlier this month in Peak View, Australia. Photogrpah: John Moore/Getty Images

Irish backpackers in Australia on working holiday visas may now be able to extend their length of time they can stay if they help out in towns recover(...)

Australia’s minister for trade Simon Birmingham, pictured  in 2014. Photograph: Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Australia’s trade minister has said his country is ready to sign a fast-tracked trade agreement with the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit, but pour(...)

Australia’s opposition Labor Party leader Bill Shorten’s ad  about its “Australians first” jobs policy caused uproar as almost all of the actors portraying the “ordinary workers” are  white.

Sometimes an ideology that looks like a political winner collapses just as you copy it. For Australia’s opposition Labor Party, that idea is fervent n(...)