Barred by Australia, alleged Islamic State militant and her children to return to New Zealand

The decision follows a bitter dispute across the Tasman over which nation should shoulder responsibility for the woman, who lived in Melbourne for most of her life.

Tokyo Olympics LIVE updates: Brisbane confirmed as 2032 hosts as Matildas prepare for New Zealand

Follow all the action as Australia kick off their Olympic campaign at Tokyo Stadium after the expected announcement that Brisbane will be the host city for the 2032 Games.

Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID cases continue to grow as Bondi cluster surges to 21

Victoria has declared areas of NSW red zones, the travel bubble between NSW and New Zealand has burst and US President Joe Biden has conceded he will miss the country’s […]

‘Consequences of blinking’: Cash warns about taking softer line on Biloela family

The lawyer for a Tamil family battling deportation says no one from the government has approached them with an offer to settle in New Zealand or the US.

Government plans to resettle Biloela asylum seekers in US or New Zealand

A Tamil asylum seeker family’s hopes of returning to the Queensland town of Biloela appear to have been dashed by the Morrison government, with resettlement in the United States or […]

Australia news LIVE: COVID-19 cases continue to grow in Victoria as outbreak spreads to aged care

Victorian contact tracers are scrambling to find the source of a ‘mystery’ case of COVID-19 in aged care, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is holding diplomatic talks in New Zealand and […]

‘The last thing you want’: Crusaders CEO’s warning to Rugby Australia

Rugby Australia is keeping the door open for a domestic competition next year but the chief executive of New Zealand’s most successful team wants a fully-fledged trans-Tasman tournament.