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Past articles by Rod:

What to Know About the Deadly Wedding Bus Crash in Australia

The 58-year-old driver was arrested and will be charged, police said. → Read More

PwC Australia sidelines 9 directors as leak of tax information investigated

The Australian branch of the PricewaterhouseCoopers consultancy network has ordered nine partners to go on leave while an inquiry examines the leaking of confidential Australian tax avoidance policy changes to corporate clients who could benefit from t... → Read More

Australian Indigenous TV Host Quits Over Racist Backlash

Prominent Indigenous journalist Stan Grant quit after viewers responded with racist abuse to his comments during King Charles III's coronation about historic Aboriginal dispossession. → Read More

Australian Indigenous TV host quits program over racist backlash

Prominent Indigenous journalist Stan Grant has quit television hosting duties in response to online racist abuse over his comments on historic Aboriginal dispossession → Read More

Australian Indigenous TV host quits program over racist backlash

Prominent Indigenous journalist Stan Grant will step away from television hosting duties after viewers responded with racist abuse to his comments on historic Aboriginal dispossession → Read More

China lifts ban on Australian timber imports in another sign of improving bilateral relations

China has opened its doors to Australian timber imports for the first time in more than two years, in another sign that the tattered bilateral relationship is being repaired → Read More

Australia forecasts first annual budget surplus in 15 years

The Australian government has forecast the nation’s first balanced annual budget in 15 years but warns that economic pressures such as inflation will push the country into deeper debt in future years → Read More

Australian central bank hikes interest rate to 3.85%

Australia’s central bank has surprised markets by increasing its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point to 3.85% despite pausing its climb last month and new evidence that inflation is slowing → Read More

Australian pleads guilty to killing gay American man in 1988

Scott White's admission comes three months after he had his conviction for murdering Scott Johnson overturned by an appeals court. → Read More

Australia adds $300 million in funding for Indigenous pledge

Fifteen years after the Australian Parliament’s historic apology to its Indigenous people for past wrongs, the government is announcing roughly $300 million in new funding to improve the lives of Australia’s original inhabitants → Read More

Australian Defense Department to remove Chinese-made cameras

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Defense Department will remove surveillance cameras made by Chinese Communist Party-linked companies from its buildings, the government said Thursday after th… → Read More

Nick Kyrgios pleads guilty to assault, has no conviction recorded

Nick Kyrgios had suffered severe depression, suicidal ideation and insomnia in the past, a psychologist told a court on Friday → Read More

Tennis Star Nick Kyrgios Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend But Avoids Conviction Record

Nick Kyrgios pleaded guilty to assaulting former girlfriend Chiara Passari during an argument in January 2021. → Read More

King Charles III Won’t Appear on Australia’s New $5 Bill

A new Indigenous design will replace the previous portrait of the late Queen Elizabeth II on Australia’s new $5 bill, a move which honors the "history of the First Australians." → Read More

Official: Australia could deny Ye entry over antisemitism

An Australian government minister says rapper Ye could be refused a visa due to antisemitic comments if he attempts to visit Australia → Read More

Cardinal Pell, whose convictions were overturned, dies at 81

ROME (AP) — Cardinal George Pell, a onetime financial adviser to Pope Francis who spent 404 days in solitary confinement in his native Australia on child sex abuse charges before his convictions we… → Read More

Cardinal Pell, whose convictions were overturned, dies at 81

Cardinal George Pell, a onetime financial adviser to Pope Francis who had sex abuse convictions overturned, has died → Read More

Police seize on COVID-19 tech to expand global surveillance

JERUSALEM (AP) — Majd Ramlawi was serving coffee in Jerusalem’s Old City when a chilling text message appeared on his phone. “You have been spotted as having participated in acts of violence in the Al-Aqsa Mosque,” it read in Arabic. → Read More

Prosecutor drops Australian Parliament House rape charge

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian prosecutor on Friday dropped the rape charge of a woman who was allegedly assaulted in a parliamentary office after he determined that the stress of the tri… → Read More

Australia argues against 'endangered' Barrier Reef status

Australia's environmental minister argued that the country has already addressed several of the report's concerns over the world's largest coral reef. → Read More