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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is concluding his three-nation tour in Australia as India seeks to assert its role in the Indo-Pacific.
The Indian prime minister said the agreement to boost student and business travel to Australia would strengthen "our living bridge." The two countries also agreed to expand cooperation on green hydrogen.
The government's decision to approve a new coal mine comes after the Labor Party stood on a climate change platform. It has however restricted other, larger projects since coming to power.
Formula One fans in Melbourne climbed fences and squeezed through security lines. Australia's Grand Prix boss has promised a full investigation and said that the incident "could have been horrific."
Australia has joined a list of nations in banning China-based TikTok because of security concerns. The company expressed disappointment over the decision.
Experts say the drop in oxygen levels in the water after the recent floods receded likely caused the mass death, as well as hot temperatures due to climate change.
Canberra says the target was a dual Iranian-Australian citizen who had joined anti-Iran government protests in Australia. The home affairs minister wants to do more to tackle foreign interference.
Koalas are in serious decline suffering from the effects of habitat destruction, domestic dog attacks, bushfires and road accidents. The Australian Koala Foundation estimates that there are less than 57,920 Koalas left in the wild, possibly as few as 32,065.
Canberra has made it clear that it is not concerned about how China might react. Last year, both the UK and the US banned several similar Chinese tech products.
Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its $5 banknote with a new design to reflect and honor the history of its Indigenous culture. King Charles III will feature on Australian coins, though.
George Pell is currently lying in state in a Sydney cathedral. Police have sought a court order to prevent protesters from disrupting his funeral.
The Australian cricket team was going to play against their Afghan counterparts in the United Arab Emirates, however, Australia pulled out of the series over the Taliban's further restrictions on women's rights.