MSF says it is concerned for more than 100 asylum seekers and refugee children on Nauru, citing fears about post-traumatic stress, attempted suicide and self-harm.
The rise of China has Australian and Japanese ministers talking security and trade - and putting history aside.
Australia warns saboteurs in worsening fruit contamination crisis they could face 15-year jail terms.
Australia to protect world leaders at summit in one of the world’s most dangerous cities.
Climate rallies urge world to dump coal as Pacific warns of environmental disaster.
Australian scientists celebrate breakthrough in global fight against dengue.
A laughing stock' - Australian archbishop who concealed abuse urged to quit to protect Catholic Church.
Discriminatory and unfair - critics reject Australia’s plans for English language tests for migrants.
Review comes amid rising fears over influence of China in its domestic affairs; It will be the most comprehensive review of country's intelligence laws since 1970s
Brazen and aggressive - secret report allegedly accuses China of widespread interference in Australia.
Egypt-born Anne Aly releases autobiography 'Finding My Place,' which details religious bigotry she suffered at school and violence at the hands of her first husband.
Grab them and beat them - Cambodian leader’s promise to punish anti-government protestors in Sydney
Agreement is in jeopardy following disputes between Australian states about how much water is allocated to agriculture and environmental needs.
Latest blueprint for foreign policy says that greater self-reliance is needed as country prepares for world in which US retreats and China becomes more powerful and unpredictable.
Accusation follows sentencing by Croatian court of Dragan Vasiljkovic, former paramilitary leader, for torture and killing of civilians and troops during Croatian war.
Australian PM Turnbull told delegates his country’s strict border control measures have created an orderly process for accepting asylum seekers.
Though no date set for closure of Papua New Guinea processing center, time is running out for migrants seeking asylum in Australia.