[SYDNEY] Australia is set for a May election showdown after the prime minister on Tuesday announced a budget date in the new year and his weakened liberal party staggers on following another...

[MELBOURNE] Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal National Coalition has slipped against opposition Labor for a third poll in a row, pointing toward a rout on the same scale as...

[SYDNEY] Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison could face a backlash in a by-election this weekend as voters in a once-safe seat weigh whether to strip the conservative government of its one-seat...

[SYDNEY] Dumped prime minister Malcolm Turnbull will quit parliament this week, reports said Tuesday, in another headache for Australia's rattled government which will temporarily lose its tiny...

[MELBOURNE] Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies is the biggest corporate sponsor of overseas travel for Australian politicians, the Australian Broadcasting Corp reported on...

[CANBERRA] Australia passed a A$144 billion (S$144.5 billion) package of income tax cuts on Thursday after right-wing leader Pauline Hanson backed the legislation, potentially boosting the re-...

[SYDNEY] A group of Australia-based academics who study China said well-documented reports show actions by China's Communist Party amounted to "unacceptable interference" in Australia...

[CANBERRA] Michael McCormack will be Australia's next deputy prime minister, replacing Barnaby Joyce who stepped down last week after an extramarital affair with a former aide...