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(...)