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Australians urged to avoid rush hour virus crush in return to work

Australians urged to avoid rush hour virus crush in return to work

Australian officials planned to open pop-up parking lots and extra bicycle lanes in Sydney and other cities as the country's most populous state began its first full week on Monday of loosened lockdown measures.

Australians ordered to evacuate as bushfire hits towns

Australians ordered to evacuate as bushfire hits towns

As firefighters struggled to contain bushfires on Wednesday, Australian authorities ordered immediate evacuations for the people most threatened, including those in coastal tourist destinations.

Australians flee homes as bushfires hit arid southeast

Australians flee homes as bushfires hit arid southeast

Bushfires sweeping across Australia's southeast destroyed homes, killed cattle and forced hundreds to flee on Sunday as dry, hot winds fanned the flames.

Australia toughens foreign worker visas, says Australian jobs for Australians

Australia toughens foreign worker visas, says Australian jobs for Australians

Australia will abolish a temporary work visa popular with foreigners and replace it with a visa requiring better English-language and work skills, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday.

Malaysia frees Australia's 'Budgie Nine' after F1 stunt

Malaysia frees Australia's 'Budgie Nine' after F1 stunt

Nine Australian men who provoked anger in Malaysia by donning skimpy swimwear bearing the Muslim country's national flag at a Formula 1 race were released without charge on Thursday.

Protest before vote on Japan security bills

Protest before vote on Japan security bills

Thousands took to Japan’s streets yesterday to protest at laws expected to be passed this week that could see troops fight overseas for the ...