Australia

Country in the Southern Hemisphere

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Its population of nearly 26 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

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There are calls to deport an Australian woman who refused to take a COVID test while spending 28 days in quarantine at a New Zealand hotel.
2 days ago • Sky News
Facebook will lift a block on news pages in Australia following a week-long standoff between the social media giant and the government. 
2 days ago • Sky News
Devon Conway's unbeaten 99 off 59 balls helps New Zealand beat Australia by 53 runs in the opening Twenty20.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

India, like Australia, must ensure that the media are healthy and flourishing. This must be done without destroying the democratisation of information by..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

India’s first human spaceflight mission (Gaganyaan), which has already seen multiple countries providing assistance — Russia and France primarily — will..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

The strong India-Australia partnership will play an important role in shaping the post-COVID world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday and expressed..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Facebook has blocked Australians from accessing and sharing news in a fight over internet platforms paying media organisations for content.
6 days ago • Sky News
Facebook has blocked Australians from accessing and sharing news in a fight over internet platforms paying media organisations for content.
6 days ago • Sky News
Facebook has been described as a "school yard bully" over its decision to block access to news media in Australia, rather than pay them.
6 days ago • Sky News
India is a critical partner, especially when one considers all the challenges in the Indo-Pacific region, the Pentagon said on the eve of the maiden Quad..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Warrington Wolves head coach Steve Price will leave at the end of the 2021 season to return home to Australia.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

A second crocodile has been killed by officials searching for a fisherman feared to have been eaten by the reptiles in Australia.
1 week ago • Sky News

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