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An increasing number of Irish are moving to Australia on the promise of jobs aplenty — again.
The productivity commissions of Australia and New Zealand have again floated the idea of a single currency for Aussies and Kiwis.
An Australian lawmaker accused of using an official credit card to make cash advances and pay for prostitutes and Indian takeout, among other things, has the political classes chattering and many Aussies wondering how much they can really ever know about those they elect.
The idea of a trip to Australia has become increasingly unattractive — and it has nothing to do with the high dollar and fact that it's too far from just about everywhere.
Qantas shares lifted on news that its budget carrier Jetstar will fly routes in China in partnership with China Eastern Airlines.
The Australian state of Queensland has voted out its center-left government, sending a strong message to the nation's leaders.
A large part of the Sydney downtown area was closed off Friday, so high profile was the lineup of Australian political figures attending a memorial service for Margaret Whitlam, wife of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.
Billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer has added "slightly unhinged" to the list of descriptives typically association with his name.
Australian mining tycoon Clive Palmer said this week that he was considering investing in the media via a Guardian-style "blind trust."
The ad stated, "Bricklayer needed ASAP. $250 a day, no part-time workers and NO IRISH," and it has created more than its share of publicity (mostly negative) in Ireland, a quick Google search reveals.
Polls show that Labor's Julia Gillard has overtaken her conservative opposition counterpart Tony Abbott as Australia's preferred prime minister.
A new survey has found that Australia's national disposable income took a big dive in the last few months of last year, and with it the nation's state of "wellbeing."
Australia's treasurer has accused some of the country's richest citizens of using their wealth to influence national affairs.
If Gina Rinehart were in any other field of endeavor, she'd be celebrated in Australia right now, feted, sung about, if you like, as an unsung hero.
Many Australian school students are unsure of the origins of common foodstuffs, and that has one former rock star very worried.
Australia's Prime Minister has pulled off a deft political maneuver in her appointment of a former state leader to replace Kevin Rudd, who resigned dramatically as Foreign Minister a week ago.
Australian treasurer Wayne Swan has attacked Australia's richest citizens as a threat to democracy, citing the Republican nomination race as his inspiration.
Australia's sporting fraternity has done what no politician has the intestinal fortitude to even contemplate — show one of the country's richest people the door.
Kevin Rudd, who offered his services to the ruling Labor Party in the form of a leadership challenge on Monday, has been sent where he'll have plenty of time to think.
Australia's prime minister has urged voters to avoid likening Australian politics to an episode of "Celebrity Big Brother." Fine, but surely she meant "Survivor"?