Bipartisan inquiry urges government to declare all of Hezbollah a terrorist group

Liberal Senator James Paterson said Australia’s position to only list one arm of Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation was “increasingly isolated internationally”.

Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID cases grow; Barnaby Joyce to be appointed deputy PM after Nationals leadership spill

Barnaby Joyce will be sworn in as deputy prime minister today, the NSW budget is about to be handed down and Victoria’s travel bubble with New Zealand is on track […]

I did not dissuade Vladimir Putin from his crackdown but now Australia is employing the same tactic

Targeting charities is a tried and true political tactic deployed by autocratic and authoritarian regimes to quash dissent and gag critics.

Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID-19 cases continue to grow as restrictions implemented across Sydney

Tens of thousands of Sydneysiders are being urged to get tested, Australia’s vaccine rollout will be discussed at a national cabinet meeting today and there’s fresh leadership rumblings in the […]

‘Most dangerous side in Europe’: Why France are being compared to the All Blacks

Scott Johnson says it would be a mistake to believe the French will be vulnerable because a number of stars won’t tour Australia for three Tests against the Wallabies.

‘Irrigation hunger games’: Battle over Australia’s food bowl soon to heat up

In the heartland of the Riverina, where farmers famously burned copies of the government plan to cut their water allocations a decade ago, scepticism is mounting that the $13 billion […]

‘Extraordinary resilience’: Young people make strong recovery from stress of pandemic year

Most children and young people in Australia have bounced back from the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic and disruptions to their education, but one in three are still struggling to […]

Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID cases grow as AstraZeneca vaccine no longer recommended for under 60s; Victoria restrictions eased

Police are investigating whether the man at the centre of Sydney’s latest COVID-19 outbreak breached health orders, Melburnians are waking up to eased coronavirus restrictions and health authorities are encouraging […]

Xi Jinping’s effort to break Australia’s will has only solidified it

Today’s Resolve Political Monitor shows Australians stand ready to support further retaliation for any escalation in the Chinese government’s pressure tactics.

Australia’s top private schools are growing richer and faster than ever

The country’s most prestigious private schools are worth a massive $8.5 billion and accumulated assets at a greater rate than the property market or the stock exchange between 2015 and […]

Australia news LIVE: NSW on high alert as two new local COVID-19 cases recorded in Sydney; Victoria restrictions to ease

NSW has recorded its first two local cases in 40 days, Melburnians are waking up to their last day of their fourth lockdown and Ben Roberts-Smith is due to be […]

2021 Australian Swimming Trials LIVE updates: McKeon and Campbell sisters clash in 100m freestyle final

Can Emma McKeon challenge Australia’s sprint freestyle queen Cate Campbell? Follow all the action from day five of the Olympic trials in Adelaide.