Aussie PM puts carbon tax on the barbie
US pols better run, they better take cover
The electoral comeback of Australia’s conservative party is a testament to the value of conviction and principles in politics.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she will remain the caretaker leader and hoped to form the next government
Mr. Rudd, who faced rising opposition from within his own center-left Labor Party, ceded control of the party’s leadership to his deputy Julia Gillard
Obama postpones Pacific trip for a second time - The Daily Caller
For the second time in three months President Obama postponed a trip to Indonesia and Australia, highlighting domestic concerns
Evidence overwhelmingly proves North Korea fired a torpedo that sank a South Korean warship
President calls the U.S. ally’s newest leader late Tuesday, just hours after the 43-year-old became Britain’s youngest prime minister in nearly 200 years
Australia is in the midst of debating a ban on burkas, following a robber wearing one
Measure for plain packages would be first of its kind in world
Thunder down under - Sydney Morning Herald
A 10-YEAR fall in the percentage of migrants settling in NSW and the lowest rate of economic growth of all mainland states has Melbourne on track to overtake Sydney as Australia’s biggest city, a report predicts
Australia kills death penalty - Herald Sun
The death penalty has been buried forever after Federal Parliament passed laws ensuring it can’t be reinstated in any jurisdiction
An Australian security contractor working for an American company has been sentenced to death by an Afghan court for murdering a colleague and then trying to cover up the crime by staging a Taliban ambush.
It is the first time a foreigner working with the NATO coalition has been sentenced to death in Afghanistan.