There are reports Turkey is considering sending troops into neighbouring Syria, to join the fight against the so-called Islamic State.
Australia is offering $2 million to encourage creative solutions to natural disaster challenges faced by Pacific communities.
40 former and current employees of Australia's immigration detention system have written an open letter to the federal government, vowing to continue advocating...
Australia's Kurdish community has promised to bring home the body of a man from Queensland's Gold Coast reportedly killed in Syria while fighting against the self...
A new national security agency combining Customs and Immigration is overseeing Australia's borders from today.
There are positive signs of success for moves to improve low rates of breast cancer screening for Australian women from Indian and Sri Lankan backgrounds.
Leaving country for the first time and trying to make it in the big leagues can be a daunting prospect for young Indigenous AFL rookies.
A group of business, industry and welfare bodies is calling for more determined action by the Australian government to counter climate change.
Victorians are being assured there will be a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding a violent prison riot that ended early this morning.
Greece has become the first developed country to be in arrears to the International Monetary Fund, as it missed a key repayment deadline.
Greece misses repayment deadline; The federal government defends its decision to join the new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; AFL clubs help...
The Federal Government says its decision to join the new China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will not affect Australia's strong relationship with the...
Egyptian officials have paid their respects to the country's state prosecutor, who has died of wounds sustained in a bomb attack in a Cairo suburb.
Health experts say Australian hospitals should ask if patients have been overseas to limit the potential spread of the deadly MERS virus.
Environmentalists in Australia are investigating legal options to challenge the federal government over what they say is inaction on climate change.
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Indigenous families in Sydney and Melbourne are being called upon to host the AFL's Indigenous rookies from regional Australia.
The Pink Sari campaign in NSW aims to encourage women from migrant communities to get screened for breast cancer, and organisers hope its success will inspire...
In recent years Melbourne has received a flood of new arrivals who've sought help from family and friends to find work.
There’s no doubt fasting during the month of Ramadan is hard, but there are concerns some people may be over-rewarding themselves for their religious sacrifice,...