After the Fires, Australian Wineries Assess the Damage

For more than five months, bushfires blazed and smoldered along the southeast coast of Australia, burning millions of acres, destroying thousands of homes, devastating wildlife and shrouding cities in smoke.

Australia warns it can’t stop the spread of coronavirus from overseas

Australia’s chief medical officer said on Monday it was no longer possible to completely prevent people with the coronavirus from entering the country, citing concerns about outbreaks in Japan and South Korea.

Coronavirus case in New Zealand: Panicked shoppers empty shelves after Kiwi confirmed with virus

New Zealanders are being urged to remain calm after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed here — despite public health officials saying more cases are highly likely.

Coronavirus pandemic likely, Australia’s prime minister says

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday there was every sign the world is about to be gripped by a pandemic of coronavirus,...

‘Selling out our national dignity’: Neil Mitchell slams Australian coronavirus response for bowing to...

Neil Mitchell has slammed the Australian response to the coronavirus outbreak, criticising our governments, universities and an elite Melbourne school for “bowing” to China.

Coronavirus: Australian scientists first to recreate virus outside China

Scientists in Australia have become the first to recreate the new coronavirus outside of China in what they have called a "significant breakthrough". The discovery...

Scott Morrison meets Chinese Premier as Australia hopes to emerge from diplomatic freezer

Prime Minister Morrison arrived in Bangkok ahead of the East Asia Summit. China denied there has been a "historical feud" between Canberra and Beijing

Scott Morrison doubles down over China’s treatment of Uighurs

Scott Morrison has once again condemned China’s mass detention and surveillance of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, after copping backlash from Beijing.

Marise Payne says China must be held to account for human rights abuses

Foreign affairs minister says it’s in Australia’s interest to speak out against abuses of power, such as the treatment of Uighur in Xinjiang

Fears Australian toddler caught up in Beijing’s ‘hostage diplomacy’

But Ms Wumaier has been repeatedly taken in for questioning by Chinese police and is being closely monitored.
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China claims pro-Hong Kong protests in Australia nothing more than staged ’show’

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Ansell sheds its condom business in $800m deal with China

One of the great and enduring success stories of Australian manufacturing, the Ansell condom business, has been sold to Chinese interests for $800 million.