Australia: Mother takes ex-husband to court over teenage daughter's tattoo

An Australian woman has taken her ex-husband to court for allowing their teenage daughter to get a tattoo.Bradley Victory, 45, denied actual bodily harm and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm at a court in Picton in New South Wales.

Australia: Mother takes ex-husband to court over teenage daughter's tattoo

Coronavirus: Australia suffers worst day in pandemic with more than 700 new cases

Australia has suffered its worst day of the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 700 new infections and 13 deaths from the disease recorded in Victoria, the country's second-most populous state.The country's previous national record of new cases was

Coronavirus: Australia suffers worst day in pandemic with more than 700 new cases

Australia bushfires: Nearly three billion animals killed or displaced, WWF says

Nearly three billion koalas, kangaroos and other native Australian animals were killed or displaced during the country's worst bushfires in decades, according to the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).The vast majority of those affected were reptil

Australia bushfires: Nearly three billion animals killed or displaced, WWF says

Australia warns economy to shrink record 7% in Q2

Australia warned on Thursday that its economy will shrink at its fastest pace in history during the second quarter, while the budget deficit will be the biggest since the Second World War as the country battles to contain the impact of the coronavir

Australia: Teenage surfer dies in shark attack in New South Wales

A 17-year-old surfer has died following a shark attack off the New South Wales coast of Australia, police say.It is Australia's second fatal attack in just one week, and the fifth in the country this year. The teenager was surfing at Wooli Beac

Australia: Teenage surfer dies in shark attack in New South Wales

Australia's Victoria state mandates coronavirus testing for travelers

Australia's Victoria state will implement mandatory coronavirus tests for returning travelers after a sharp spike in infections over the past two weeks, the state's premier said on Sunday.The country's second-most populous state had 49

Koalas may be extinct in Australia's New South Wales by 2050 - Environment

Koalas in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) could become extinct by 2050 unless the government immediately intervenes to protect the species and its habitat, the final report of a year-long parliamentary inquiry said on Tuesday.Land clea

Australia's Qantas cuts 6,000 jobs in post-COVID restructure

Australia's Qantas is cutting 6,000 staff and grounding 100 planes for at least a year in a US$10 billion cost-cutting blitz in response to the COVID crisis, the airline announced Thursday.CEO Alan Joyce said the three-year plan to save Austral