Taxpayers have learned how much in termination fees they’ll pay after the WA Government dumped a controversial railway communications contract inked in 2018 - and how much more the new deal will cost the State.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will meet with Anthony Albanese in Sydney, with Pacific tensions set to be high on the agenda.
Andrew Brown and Ben McKay
Australia’s new Prime Minister has used his first international appearance as PM to commit Australia to ambitious climate change action, and scored praise from US president Joe Biden.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has placed national security at the centre of his pitch to WA voters during his one-day trip to the State, declaring there is a ‘brewing battle between autocracies and democracies’.
The Russian billionaire feared for his life as experts reveal that he and two Ukrainian peace negotiators were likely exposed to a chemical agent used to devastating effect in World War I.
The airline’s boss insists that all Australian travellers will be compensated for unused tickets to Bali and Kuala Lumpur caused by the pandemic.
A China Eastern Airlines flight MU5735 has crashed en route from Kunming to Guangzhou in China with 132 people on board.
Social media has been a vital tool for Ukrainians who’ve proven adept at using smart phone and dash cash footage to maximum strategic effect, helping the embattled nation win the fight for hearts and minds.
Shane Warne — who was found facedown and unresponsive inside his Koh Samui villa just a day after arriving in Thailand — had a history of heart problems, it has been revealed.
SEE THE PICTURES: Hundreds of West Australians descended on the Supreme Court Gardens in Perth on Saturday to stand in solidarity with besieged Ukraine.
The Kremlin says it has declared a partial ceasefire to allow humanitarian corridors out of the Ukrainian cities of Mariupol and Volnovakha.
Pavel Polityuk and Aleksandar Vasovic
Russian leader Vladimir Putin has ‘gravely miscalculated’ in sending troops to Ukraine, Boris Johnson says, with Britain's PM accusing the Kremlin of war crimes
The energy group says it can no longer contemplate development activities in Myanmar because of “the ongoing situation”.
Josh Frydenberg has called on WeChat to restore access to the Prime Minister’s account after it was rebranded to ‘Australian Chinese new life’ earlier this month.
An eight-year-old girl has died in Spain after strong winds blew a jumping castle several metres into the air during a fair, just weeks after six Australian children were killed in a similar incident.
City officials in the northern Chinese city of Xi'an have ordered residents to stay home unless they have a pressing reason to go out as COVID-19 cases surge.
Nestled at the base of the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region of Japan, Sasayuri-ann offers guests rich history and fascinating cultural experiences, writes ALEXANDER CASEY
It’s a high risk venture but Bali property is offering bargains for those willing to buy sight unseen.
Singapore’s latest attraction is set for lift-off just as the Island nation kickstarts its tourism sector following the pandemic.
The US and China have shocked the world by coming together to sign a deal on lowering emissions.
Mark McGowan will embark on a “reconnection tour” of China, Korea and Japan in an effort to re-acquaint the world with WA – after being shut off from the world for two years.
Australia and Singapore will have a quarantine-free travel bubble from later this month - but the arrangements won’t include Western Australia for some time.
A Perth art auction will help animals in Cambodia
For travel-starved Aussies eager to plan a holiday post-pandemic, South Korea has a plethora of accommodation options, says PENNY THOMAS
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