Hawke, 89, served from 1983 to 1991 and counted floating the Australian dollar among his crowning achievements.
Australia’s election became a little more raucous on Tuesday when a protestor tried — but failed — to crack an egg on Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s head.
Australians campaigning to end the former colony's allegiance to the British monarchy “warmly” congratulated Harry and Meghan on Tuesday on the birth of their son.
The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s shock election win, official data showed on Tuesday.
An Australian grandmother to children of a notorious Daesh fighter has tracked down the orphans in a Syrian refugee camp in an emotional reunion she hopes will lead to their return home.
Australia’s hardline immigration minister was swept up in the deepening saga over Chinese meddling in domestic politics on Tuesday, delivering another blow to a government facing defeat in next month’s election.
Former skipper Mark Taylor on Thursday backed Steve Smith to captain Australia again after his incredible Ashes exploits, as support mounts for the 30-year-old to be given a second chance.
Australia dismissed England for 294 on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Oval on Friday, with dangerman Jos Buttler adding just six to his overnight score.
Australia’s military intercepted a Sri Lankan boat carrying 13 asylum-seekers last month, Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Monday, as Canberra sought to defend