Australia

With Chris Dawson’s Arrest in Sydney Killing, Others Break Silence on Teacher Misconduct

Police officers in September searching the former home of Lynette Dawson, who disappeared in 1982.CreditCreditDan Himbrecht/EPA-EFE SYDNEY, Australia — The…

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Australia’s Migrant Camps Are ‘Crime Against Humanity,’ Lawsuit Claims

Protesters in Canberra, Australia, last month demanded the resettlement of minors held in detention on Nauru.CreditCreditLukas Coch/EPA, via Shutterstock MELBOURNE,…

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Police in Australia Offer Million-Dollar Reward in Gay Man’s 1988 Death

Steve Johnson near the site in Sydney, Australia, where his brother Scott was forced off a cliff in 1988. Thirty…

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Australian Government Passes Contentious Encryption Law

Opponents of the legislation said it was being rushed through Australia’s Parliament without proper consultation with the public.CreditCreditMick Tsikas/EPA, via…

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In Sydney, an Arrest and a Podcast Break Silence Around High School Sexual Misconduct

Police officers in September searching the former home of Lynette Dawson, who disappeared in 1982. A podcast, “Teacher’s Pet,” has…

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Australia’s Liberal Party, Seeking to Project Stability, Tries to End Leadership Coups

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany was seen at the G-20 summit meeting last weekend cribbing from notes about the Australian…

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Climate Change Protest Draws Thousands of Australian Students

Milou Albrecht, 14, center, speaking to students attending a rally for climate change action at the Old Treasury Building in…

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Australian Students Stage School Strikes Over Climate Change Inaction

Milou Albrecht, 14, center, speaking to students attending a rally for climate change action at the Old Treasury Building in…

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Adani to Proceed With Scaled-Back Version of Contentious Australian Coal Mine

The mining giant Adani’s Abbot Point coal port in the Australian state of Queensland. Resistance to Adani’s Carmichael mine project…

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Wildfires Burn Across Eastern Australia in Sweltering Heat Wave

An undated photo released by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services showing fires north of Bundaberg in northeastern Australia.CreditCreditQueensland Fire and…

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