Officials said that around 70% of the structures in the coastal town of Kalbarri in Western Australia state had sustained damage when the category three storm made landfall. Around 30% of that damage was "significant.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is under pressure to stop sidestepping the issue and do more.
Australian women gather outside parliament and towns and cities across the country to take part in massive rallies calling for gender equality and justice for victims of sexual assault.
US President Joe Biden stresses importance of free Indo-Pacific region as concerns mount about China's assertion of power around the region.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the country must follow the rule of law as police closed the case, a day after Attorney-General Christian Porter tearfully denied raping a 16-year-old fellow student in 1988.
The coronavirus has killed over 2.54 million people and infected more than 114.5 million globally. Here are the virus-related developments for February 28:
For many Indigenous Australians, who trace their lineage on the continent back 50,000 years, Australia Day holiday is known as Invasion Day, symbolising the destruction of their cultures by European settlers.
Google Australia Managing Director says if the current draft media laws went ahead unchanged it would be "the worst-case scenario" and force the firm to block Australians.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the second line in the national anthem, Advance Australia Fair, would change from "For we are young and free" to "For we are one and free."
Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the pandemic’s source must be found “to prevent it from happening again.”
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he is open to allowing Australian white supremacist Brenton Tarrant who killed 51 worshippers in New Zealand to serve his life sentence in his homeland.
Promising "lights, camera, jobs," Prime Minister Morrison has unveiled a $280 million boost in cash grants for film productions.
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