New Zealand has marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease.
Victoria has suffered its deadliest day yet of this coronavirus pandemic after registering 17 deaths. It comes as an anti-mask protest is shut down and more support is announced for mental health services.
For people with disabilities, a shift toward flexible work has been a long time coming, with on-site employment often serving as a major barrier.
Australia's coronavirus crisis is escalating with the national death toll rising and Victoria recording 12 new COVID-19 related deaths.
The multi-billion-dollar cost of Melbourne's prolonged lockdown has prompted the government to hold off plans to limit the scheme.
Masks are now mandatory in Melbourne and recommended in certain situations in other parts of the nation, meaning sales are through the roof.
Rio Tinto has said it could have carried out its operations in the Pilbara region without destroying 46,000 year old Aboriginal sacred sites, but …
Another 11 Victorians are dead and 450 new coronavirus infections have been recorded in the state.
Consumers are browsing online stores more than ever due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Lebanon's government is under scrutiny amid calls for an international investigation into the disaster.
The lawsuit accuses the NRA and four of its current and former executives of financial fraud and misconduct totalling more than $AU88 million in just three years.
The bumpy but bipartisan negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief package are seeing public broadsides exchanged rather than constructive concessions.
Residents of Newcastle, north of Sydney, are calling for the removal of 12,000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate being stored in their port facility.
The state has recorded another 471 cases and eight additional deaths.
Federal Police will be given powers to penetrate domestic computer networks for the first time.
The COVID-19 pandemic and Australia's devastating bushfire season has led to more tourism job losses than in any other industry and many more tourism …
Young people are the group most likely to contract coronavirus - but experts say shaming them isn't likely to be helpful.
Almost seven months since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Australia, Australians still have questions about the transmission, tracing, and treatment of the virus.
SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks to Anthony Scali, CEO of furniture retailer Nick Scali, about how the pandemic has helped his business, why he's not shifting his supply chain away from China and how the …
The massive explosion, which led to deaths of at least 135 people and caused destruction across the city, has seen countries mobilise aid and search teams.
With an increasingly aggressive China on its doorstep, and a nuclear armed North Korea – survivors of Hiroshima are worried the lessons of 1945 are being forgotten.
A major Scottish city goes back into lockdown; lessons to be learned from Uganda's success; and how a virus smaller than a speck of dust humbled the …
Commemorations for 75th anniversary of the first ever atomic weapon attacks are muted this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many spent the day making frantic phone calls to confirm loved ones were safe.
The Prime Minister has called on China and the US to respect international law and resolve their trade disputes peacefully, and signed an historic …
The scheme will give childcare centres additional funding, so they can waive fees for parents who keep their kids at home.
Virgin Australia is to shed a third of its workforce, and bring an end to its Tigerair brand as part of a drastic overhaul of the airline.
Premier Daniel Andrews has revealed there have been 725 new cases and another 15 deaths.
The Christmas Island detention centre is to be re-opened as the government struggles to deal with Australia's overcrowded immigration detention facilities.
SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Goncalves speaks to aviation analyst Geoffrey Thomas
Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations says the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education for millions and millions of children.
An Australian is among the dozens killed and thousands who have been injured in a massive explosion in Lebanon's capital city, Beirut.
The committee has heard stories of poor intergovernmental communications, and a lack of ability to deal with culturally and linguistically diverse …
Queensland will no longer provide exemptions to hotel quarantine for diplomatic staff when they return, while NSW talks tough on borders, warning Victorians again to stay away.
Another 11 people have died from COVID-19 in Victoria with the state recording 439 new cases.
SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Goncalves speaks to NAB Chief Economist Alan Oster.
Video-sharing platform TikTok has recently become the subject of security concerns, with United States President Donald Trump last week threatening to ban the Chinese-owned app.
Victorian businesses are preparing to modify operations or close later this week under tougher statewide coronavirus measures.
Almost two years since a bridge across the Italian city of Genoa collapsed, killing 43 people, the replacement structure has been officially opened.
US President Donald Trump has been defending his own record on combating the coronavirus pandemic,saying the virus was exploding around the world.
A Treaty-making process is underway in Victoria, with the aim of recognising and celebrating the rights of Indigenous Australians.
A survey by Colonial First State Bank has found many Australians are worried about how the pandemic will impact their retirement savings - and it's …
The Federal Government will introduce a $1500 disaster payment which will supplement the payments already on offer from the Victorian government.
SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Goncalves talks to CoreLogic's Head of Research, Eliza Owen.
SpaceX's Dragon Endeavour capsule, carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, was the first commercially built and operated spacecraft to carry people to …
Victoria has announced an extension of its hotel stays for homeless people until 2021 as stage 4 restrictions come into force in the state.
Coronavirus infections in the Philippines have surged past 100,000 in a troubling milestone after medical groups declared that the country was waging “a losing battle” against the virus.
Victorian health authorities are enforcing harsher restrictions on movement under a stage four lockdown in Melbourne.
Australia is facing the risk of further outbreaks nationally, as most states and territories continue to fight against new COVID-19 infections.
Organ transplants have slowed, amid other surgeries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But while urgent transplants only continued, the waiting list for organs grew.
Australian families and business-owners are counting the cost of coronavirus closures during one of Islam's most important holidays - Eid al-Adha, …
A New-Zealand-style lockdown looming for Victoria as Australia's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 200.
Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid Al Adha, marking the culmination of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
Advocates for gender diversity are pushing for more legal support funding to help represent LGBTQI community members when they face discrimination.
The precious metal traded this week as high as $2,775 dollars an ounce, passing its 2011 record price.
An Australian academic serving a 10 year jail sentence for espionage in Iran has been granted a consular visit after reports surfaced she was …
It comes as multiple arrests were made at an anti-mask rally in Melbourne for breaching public health orders.
Digital news aggregators Facebook and Google would be forced to pay Australian news outlets for publishing their content under proposed laws.
Victorian authorities are alarmed by the number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 who aren't quarantining, as the state records 627 new virus cases and eight deaths.
One marine academic says these cold water species are simply searching for food in their natural environment but sharks' behaviours can vary.
Australians are avoiding the dentist, even though they are regarded as one of the safest and most hygienic places in the world.
Testing has been ramped up after the Queensland government urged anyone living on Brisbane's south side to take a test - but concerns raised over language barriers.
WHO Chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the world will have to learn to live with COVID-19.
SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Goncalves talks to Mathan Somasundaram, Blue Ocean Equities Market Portfolio Strategist.
The Emergency Leaders for Climate Action have released a plan to prevent a repeat of last summer's horror fire season and say it's critical climate change is addressed.
It's been another grim day in the battle against the coronavirus in Australia.
It's hoped the move, which was unanimously agreed upon by all parties, will be adopted by governments across the country.
Sixteen new targets have been set, with all levels of government accountable for improving the life, health and welfare outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The bosses of four top technology giants have made an unprecedented joint appearance before a US congressional anti-trust committee.
The Hajj begins in Saudi Arabia - but it's never been like this before; Brazil sets a grim record; and Italy extends its state of emergency.
An Australian man has been refused six times from joining his wife in New Zealand due to what the couple says is an oversight in the country's coronavirus border restrictions.
The Bureau of Statistics says consumer prices fell by 1.9 per cent overall in the June quarter, making it only the third time Australia has recorded annual deflation since records began.
And leading scientists say there is an unequivocal link between climate change and Australia's devastating summer bushfires.
Government departments, hotels and private security contractors will be amongst those required to front an inquiry Victoria's botched coronavirus hotel quarantine program.
Sixteen new targets have been set, replacing a strategy which hasn't succeeded in overcoming Indigenous disadvantage.
Victoria is introducing tougher coronavirus restrictions after seeing a double-digit rise in cases for the fifth consecutive day.
The new police boss Shane Patton has promised to ensure members are visible and he hopes to prevent crime before it happens.
Rallies observing May Day have been scaled back around the world because of coronavirus restrictions.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and other ministers have pushed for what they call an "absolutely critical" international investigation into the …
Julian Assange’s extradition hearing has heard claims the Australian has been repeatedly strip-searched and has had his access to legal documents …
Julian Assange’s extradition hearing in London has been told the Wikileaks founder "put lives at risk" when releasing classified material.
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie and National's George Christenson have been visiting Julian Assange but say his condition is 'not good'.
Survivors and advocates say they remain hopeful that meaningful action may be around the corner to outlaw LGBTQI+ conversion practices in religious …
The full extradition hearing of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will go ahead in February 2020 after a London judge declined a request by his …
On 28 June 1969 in New York, a group of LGBTIQ+ locals decided to stand up to police abuse at the city's now-legendary Stonewall Inn, sparking a …
The US justice department has filed 17 new espionage charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange.
We hear from Australia's Dutch community as they dream of finally winning a world title
The Wikileaks founder formally declares he’ll fight moves to see him face trial in the US over an alleged conspiracy to download classified documents.
At Julian Assange's sentencing he was told it is difficult to envisage a more serious example of jumping bail
Lawyer says the reason Julian Assange sought asylum was that there was no guarantee that Sweden would not allow his extradition to the US
Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are warning that the US charges against him could limit press freedom, saying journalists should be …
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested and is facing possible extradition to the United States
There are still daily reminders of the level of destruction in Papua NewGuinea, one year on from a deadly earthquake
Brexit, anti-semitism, and left-wing politics behind decision of seven MPs to leave Labour Party
Women, Muslims and members of the LGBTIQ+ community achieve firsts in key elections.
It has been one year since the battle of Marawi with IS militants in the Philippines was declared over.
Community groups say the Federal Government's new welfare laws will make it harder for migrants to live in Australia.
A refugee advocate has been awarded a top business prize for her work helping new arrivals get jobs and resettle in Australia.
A national conference has been debating ways to advance multiculturalism in Australia amid a rise in hate speech and far-right movements.
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