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Indigenous Australians Want a ‘Voice to Parliament.’ What Does That Entail?

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He’s Writing 365 Children’s Books in 365 Days, While Holding Down a Day Job

EAGLEHAWK NECK, Tasmania — By the time Matt Zurbo plopped on the couch to write his…

This Drug, Underused in the U.S., May Help Make H.I.V. Very Rare in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — It took universal health care, political will and a health campaign designed to…

The Glamping Sites Pitching New Luxury

As more travelers indicate a desire to escape into nature — escapes that include gourmet dining…

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy

SEOUL, South Korea — An Australian student who was deported from North Korea denied on Tuesday…

Australian Police Obtained Journalist’s Travel Records From Airline in Leak Inquiry

The Australian federal police obtained from Qantas Airways the personal travel records of a journalist, a…

North Korea Accuses Expelled Australian Student of Spying

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Saturday that Alek Sigley, the Australian student whom…

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist

SYDNEY, Australia — A video game that uses footage of the Christchurch massacre to put Muslims…

Setting Off Fire Alarms and Other Adventures in Winter Cooking

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Australian Student Is Released From Detention in North Korea, Prime Minister Says

An Australian man studying at a North Korean university who went missing last week has been…

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion

SYDNEY, Australia — Religion isn’t a welcome dinner subject for most Australians. The country has grown…

As Wimbledon Begins, Ashleigh Barty Is on Top of the World

WIMBLEDON, England — Asked about her readiness for Wimbledon, where on Tuesday she will play her…

Australia Is Bringing Children of ISIS Home. Is It Ready?

MELBOURNE, Australia — It was the breakthrough that Karen Nettleton had pursued for five years: The…

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom

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HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer

Vaccines against the human papillomavirus have sharply reduced infections, genital and anal warts, and precancerous lesions…