Art and disability: The performers demanding to be judged on merit

Art and disability: The performers demanding to be judged on..

Mia Mason 25-Feb, 20:10 13 BBC

People with disabilities are becoming more visible in professional arts companies in Australia, reports Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore. In...


The child abuse scandal of the British children sent abroad

The child abuse scandal of the British children sent abroad..

Kevin Allen 25-Feb, 19:52 16 BBC

For several decades, the UK sent children across the world to new lives in institutions where many were abused and used as forced labour....


Australian PM rejects predecessor's 'outburst'

Australian PM rejects predecessor's 'outburst'..

23-Feb, 20:05 17 BBC

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed a provocative critique from his predecessor, Tony Abbott, that their party risks losing...


Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd berates Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd berates Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu..

Maria Stewart 23-Feb, 02:03 18 BBC

Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd has accused Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu of "torpedoing" peace negotiations in the Middle East. The...


Australia Post chief resigns despite bumper profits

Australia Post chief resigns despite bumper profits..

Michael Adamson 22-Feb, 22:38 19 BBC

Australia Post's chief executive has resigned, weeks after controversy over the size of his salary. Ahmed Fahour had been widely credited...


Melbourne plane crash: Airport reopens as investigation begins

Melbourne plane crash: Airport reopens as investigation begins..

William Jacobson 22-Feb, 18:48 16 BBC

An airport in the Australian city of Melbourne has reopened two days after a plane crash that killed five people. Four US tourists and an...


Israeli PM criticises UN 'hypocrisy' on historic Australia visit

Israeli PM criticises UN 'hypocrisy' on historic Australia visit..

Diego Ross 21-Feb, 23:42 27 BBC

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Australia for defending his nation against UN resolutions during a historic visit to Sydney. Mr...


The street artist who paints wheat silos

The street artist who paints wheat silos..

Joseph Williams 21-Feb, 13:06 21 BBC

A steady stream of onlookers has gathered since the first brushstroke touched the towering grain silos. The paint is barely dry on the...


Plane crashes near airport in Melbourne, police say

Plane crashes near airport in Melbourne, police say..

20-Feb, 17:41 19 BBC

A plane has crashed near an airport in the Australian city of Melbourne, police have confirmed. "At this stage we do not have information...


'Paralysed by grief'

'Paralysed by grief'..

Ella Flores 19-Feb, 18:13 21 BBC

Facebook last week doubled its bereavement leave allowance for its staff. Employees can now take up to 20 days off with pay to mourn the...


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