تعيين السيدة جين دان سفيرة جديدة لاستراليا في لبنان

تم تعيين السيدة جين دان لتحل مكان السيدة ليندال ساكس، التي هي سفيرا منذ آذار   2006. ومن المتوقع أن تستلم منصبها الشهر المقبل

اكتشاف ديناصور جديد في أستراليا


أعلن علماء في أستراليا اكتشاف نوع جديد من الديناصورات في مزرعة للخراف في ولاية كوينزلاند شمالي البلاد.
ويبلغ عمر الحفريات لهذا الحيوان من فصيلة "سوروبود" 97 مليون سنة

استراليا تبدأ برنامجا واسعا للتلقيح ضد انفلونزا الخنازير في تشرين الاول/اكتوبر

اعلنت استراليا الجمعة انها ستبدأ في تشرين الاول/اكتوبر حملة واسعة للتلقيح ضد انفلونزا الخنازير الا انها حذرت من احتمال تفشي "موجة جديدة" من المرض في البلاد

PM revamps stimulus package after school costs fears

KEVIN Rudd has dramatically reconfigured his $43 billion economic stimulus package after warnings over large school building costs

فرنسي ادعى انه أمير سعودي يفر من استراليا إلى نيوزلندا

تمكن مواطن فرنسي من أصول عربية من الفرار من الشرطة الاسترالية، بعد أن احتال على مجموعة من الفنادق والمنتجعات عن طريق الادعاء بأنه أمير سعودي

I'll sack the coup plotters, Premier Nathan Rees warns

NATHAN Rees has ordered his mutinous ministers and MPs to get back to work, with the threat of the sack hanging over their heads

Family of three die in crash near Mount White


A YOUNG family of three has died in a fiery crash involving two cars and a truck on the F3 freeway on the NSW Central Coast

Libs turn on own over military bungle

A LIBERAL frontbencher has blamed a defence minister in the previous Howard government for the failure of military justice reforms

Exotic pythons surrendered to WA authorities

TWO exotic pythons worth up to $10,000 each on the black market, including a species known to attack people, have been surrendered to WA wildlife authorities

Prisoner told psych he wanted to kill someone

THREE days before a prisoner killed his cellmate, he took pleasure in telling a psychologist he wanted to bash someone in the head with half a brick, a Sydney inquest has been told.

Police shut down Sydney domestic airport over bikies

JOINT OPERATION ... NSW Police and  Federal Police force the closure of the domestic terminal at Sydney Airport

Aborigines ask UN for refugee status


A GROUP of Australian Aborigines has asked the United Nations for refugee status, claiming special emergency laws

Drunk mums give birth; babies seized from unfit parents

QUEENSLAND mothers are giving birth while drunk as new figures show babies are being seized from unfit parents almost every week

Eltham North Primary School bans bottled water

A MELBOURNE school has banned commercially bottled water in what is believed to be a Victorian first

Guard pretended to be siege hostage: police

A Sydney hotel security guard pretended to be a hostage during an armed robbery he helped orchestrate, which led to the shooting of a policeman and a four-hour siege, police allege.

Qantas terror as man tries to open door on flight landing in Sydney


QANTAS staff had to subdue a man who tried to open the door of a flight making its descent into Sydney airport early today, a fellow passenger said on arrival

Kokoda crash bodies 'home Wednesday'

THE bodies of the nine Australian victims of a charter plane crash near the Kokoda Track earlier this month are coming home

الحمض النووى لتقليل هجمات أسماك القرش فى أستراليا

 
تبنى الجيش والحكومة فى ولاية نيو ساوث ويلز تقنيات جديدة بالغة الدقة باستخدام تحليل الحمض النووى (دى إن ايه) لمنع تكرار سلسلة هجمات أسماك القرش

Gunmen blast two Sydney homes in Merrylands

Police said multiple shots were fired at a house on Rita Street in Merrylands about 9.40pm on Monday night

Three charged over truckie's shooting in Sydney


THREE men have been arrested over the shooting of a Canberra truck driver who was killed by a stray bullet during a shootout at a car park in Sydney's west