is the capital city of Australia. Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory; 280 km (170 mi) south-west of Sydney and 660 km (410 mi) north-east of Melbourne.
How good is Christmas? Overdue actually, according to some 300 Liberals and Nationals and staff in Canberra who limped into the Prime Minister’s courtyard in Parliament House on Wednesday night for.. The Age - Published
Australia dealt with two allegations against China over the weekend, one pertaining to a supposed plot to install a Chinese agent in Australia's federal parliament, and the other coming from a Chinese..
Labor MPs and hangers-on were able to leave their factional differences at the door - almost - on Sunday night as the party’s Right faction celebrated its annual dinner in Canberra. The Age - Published
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday that allegations in a media report that China had tried to install an agent in a parliamentary seat in Canberra were "deeply disturbing and.. Reuters - Published
Australia is investigating allegations that China tried to install an agent in a parliamentary seat in Canberra, the Australian Security Intelligence Organization said in a rare statement, adding it.. Reuters - Published
Federal politicians returning to Canberra for the final parliamentary fortnight of the year will be greeted by organisations and individuals demanding action on climate change as bushfires burn. SBS - Published
Two Australian lawmakers who were denied entry to China for a study tour because of their outspoken criticism of Beijing must "repent and redress their mistakes" if they want to visit the country,.. Reuters - Published
Australia's Minister for Trade, Simon Birmingham, on Tuesday became the highest-ranking Australian official to visit China in a year, as Canberra attempts to ensure that cooling diplomatic relations do.. Reuters - Published
Canberra will hold China to account on issues such as human rights, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has said, insisting that staying quiet on sensitive issues is not in the national interest,.. Reuters - Published
Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter said on Sunday that Canberra's new legislation legalizing possession of small amounts of cannabis for personal use do not provide legal protection and clash.. Reuters - Published
Australia's national intelligence agency said in a report published this week that it does not have enough resources to collect intelligence on potential foreign agents and their efforts to interfere.. Reuters - Published
Thank God that’s over. Or so went the sigh of relief rippling from New South Wales to Canberra and Caulfield Racecourse on Sunday where the Liberal Party’s Victorian delegates voted on a successor.. The Age - Published
The number of Sri Lankans trying to enter Australia illegally by sea is rising, an Australian general said on Tuesday, a day after Canberra said it had intercepted a 13th boat carrying asylum seekers.. Reuters - Published