Amateur rugby players donned wigs and white jumpsuits on Friday (13 January) for a rugby match that pipped The Blue Suede Shoes against the Reddy Teddies in the town of Parkes, west of…
Sculpture by the Sea, along a coastal walk near Sydney, is the largest open-air sculpture show in the world.
Australia is celebrating the unique design of the 1950’s from fashion to furnishings.
SYDNEY 2000 A memorable Games for Water-sports As is often the case at the Olympics, the host nation – in this case Australia – excelled. To
A man was arrested after climbing up an arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Friday in an incident that brought traffic to a standstill.
Torrential rain and high winds battered Australia’s east coast on Sunday, leaving up to 26,000 homes without power while flooding forced hundreds of people into evacuation…
A light show on the sails of the Sydney Opera House opened the VIVID Festival, a festival which celebrated light, music and new ideas.
One person has been reportedly killed and two others injured in a shooting at a factory on the outskirts of Sydney. Police said they do not believe
People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic
Every year, Sydney’s coastline is transformed into a public art gallery for a couple of weeks thanks to the ‘Sculpture by the Sea’ exhibition
Four people were arrested in Australia on Wednesday (October 7) in connection with the slaying of a civilian police worker, whose murder is being treated as a case of terrorism.
Australia are banking on back row pace in their bid to unseat the All Blacks in an exciting Rugby Championship decider in Sydney on Saturday. It has
Australia’s government is pledging to crackdown on radicalisation after two teenage brothers suspected of being ISIL recruits were stopped at Sydney
Australian anti-terror police have outlined details of a planned terrorist attack in Sydney linked to the militant Islamic State. Two men, who were
Sydney is celebrating its annual arts festival. The Australian city hosts a variety of genres. Renowned Chinese artist Zhang Huan has erected two
In New Zealand, one of the first countries to greet the New Year, fireworks were set off from the top of the Auckland Sky Tower
The body suit worn by Cathy Freeman during the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics may have turned up 14 years after going missing. Freeman
Hundreds of mourners gathered at a Sydney church this morning for the funeral of 34-year-old cafe manager, Tori Johnson. Johnson was killed while
There have been emotional scenes in Australia, as the families of the hostages killed in the Sydney cafe siege visited the field of flowers laid out
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched an official investigation into the deadly hostage drama in a Sydney café, as questions are asked as to why the hostage-taker was free on bail.
People are still laying floral tributes to the victims of the Sydney siege. The Martin Place shrine has now spread to a second site nearby to
Australian police are investigating the motives of Man Haron Monis, the suspected gunman who died after the 16 hour hostage standoff. The self-styled
A country in mourning – Australia pays tribute to the victims of siege in Sydney. Two of the 17 hostages died alongside the gunman when heavily armed
The people of Sydney woke up on Tuesday morning to the news that heavily armed police stormed a cafe overnight ending a siege in a coffee shop. Two
A hostage crisis in Australia has come to a dramatic and tragic end, 16 hours after it first began
Australian police have released the identity of the suspected gunman at the centre of the siege in a Sydney cafe as Man Haron Monis. An Iranian
With the siege in Sydney still underway, heavily armed police surround the Lindt cafe in Martin Place. The area will remain in lockdown until
A hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia, has come to a dramatic and tragic end, 16 hours after it first began