More than 100 Australians are still stuck in China due to coronavirus lockdown 266 Australians are finally home after a long journey from Wuhan, China and 14 days in quarantine. But the ordeal is not over for at least 100 Australian residents and citizens stuck in the epicenter... SBS - Published 17 hours ago
Japan and South Korea travel warnings issued for Australians over coronavirus Australian travellers are being urged to exercise a high degree of caution in Japan and South Korea due to a heightened risk of contracting coronavirus. SBS - Published 19 hours ago
Australians Urged To Get Out Because Of Dangerous Bushfires
Australia urged nearly a quarter of a million people to evacuate their homes. Authorities said it could get “very, very challenging” and prepared military backup. According to Reuters, soaring..
Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:32 Published on January 12, 2020
Australian PM also says Iran shot down flight
Scott Morrison echoes other Western leaders, saying intelligence shows missile unintentionally fired at the Boeing 737-800 jet, killing all passenger onboard.
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 02:04 Published on January 10, 2020
Australians work together to save animals from bushfires
An Australian animal lover on Thursday said her donkeys, alcapas, and camels at her sanctuary had a lucky escape from out of control bushfires that have ravaged the region.
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:08 Published on January 9, 2020
Australians Flee Massive Bushfires That Claim 1,000 Homes
The Australian navy has begun evacuating around 1,000 people stranded on the east coast. Searing weather fronts are whipping up more blazes across Victoria and New South Wales. At the peak of the..
Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:34 Published on January 4, 2020
Thousands Of Australians Swarm The Beaches To Escape Fires
Thousands of people flocked to beaches on Australia’s east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires. The brutal blaze is bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government does all it can to..
Credit: Wochit News Duration: 00:33 Published on December 31, 2019
Australians save animals as fires rage
Wildlife animals fought for their lives as residents urged to evacuate. Olivia Chan reports.
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:41 Published on December 30, 2019
Australians trapped in China's coronavirus epicentre plead for help to return home Australians still trapped in locked-down Hubei province say they feel left behind and forgotten. SBS - Published 19 hours ago
Seven Australian evacuees from Japan cruise ship test positive for coronavirus as quarantine ends for Wuhan evacuees Seven cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed among a group of 164 Australians who were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. SBS - Published 2 days ago Indigenous Australians must tell the truth, so don't ask us for fairytales It's time to hear some hard truths, writes the maker of The Australian Dream, the documentary that confronts the racist treatment of Adam Goodes The Age - Published 2 days ago
Australian Diamond Princess evacuees confirmed to have coronavirus rises to six Six Australians evacuated to Darwin from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have now tested positive for the coronavirus. SBS - Published 3 days ago
Two more ship evacuees contract virus The two Australians diagnosed with coronavirus after being evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan are being treated in their home states of WA and SA. SBS - Published 3 days ago
'Desperately need help': Aussie coronavirus refugees plead for rescue As their medication runs out, mental health deteriorates and fears grow Australians stuck in Wuhan will lose their jobs. The Age - Published 4 days ago Two Australians from cruise ship in Japan in 'reasonable' condition after testing positive for coronavirus Two people brought back to Australia from a cruise ship in Japan have contracted coronavirus, the nation's chief medical officer has confirmed. SBS - Published 4 days ago
Arrest warrants issued for Australian IS fighters amid fresh calls to help relatives Federal police have issued arrest warrants for Australians suspected of fighting with IS in Syria. SBS - Published 4 days ago
What languages will Australians speak in the future? International Mother Language Day is marked on 21 February, and with a fivefold increase in Mandarin speakers and an ageing generation of European migrants, SBS News explores where Australia is.. SBS - Published 4 days ago
One in eight Australians live in poverty A new report has revealed the extent of poverty in Australia, with 3.24 million people estimated to be living below the poverty line. SBS - Published 4 days ago
Australia quarantines coronavirus cruise ship arrivals; extends travel ban More than 150 Australians arrived home on Thursday to begin two weeks of quarantine after finally leaving a cruise ship docked in Japan on which more than 600 people had contracted a new coronavirus. Reuters - Published 5 days ago Home at last: Australians arrive for quarantine after weeks on coronavirus cruise ship More than 150 Australians arrived home on Thursday to begin two weeks of quarantine after finally disembarking a cruise ship docked in Japan where more than 600 people have contracted the new.. Reuters - Published 5 days ago
Australians disembark the Diamond Princess Australian Clare Hedger filmed herself leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship and boarded a bus to take her and her mother away from the cruise liner, which reported 79 new cases of coronavirus on.. SBS - Published 5 days ago Some Australians can be seen leaving coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan One hundred and eighty Australians have left a coronavirus-hit ship in Japan, while 15 have chosen not to take the offer of evacuation. SBS - Published 5 days ago
Making a virtue of Christmas Island - the evacuation that did us proud It was controversial to force Australians into quarantine on a remote island, but the nation demonstrated the humane way to manage an emergency. The Age - Published 5 days ago Australians prepare to leave coronavirus-hit cruise ship, but some choose to stay behind One hundred and eighty Australians are preparing to leave a coronavirus-hit ship in Japan, while 15 have chosen not to take the offer of evacuation. SBS - Published 6 days ago
Fifteen Australians to stay on coronavirus-hit ship off Japan After more than two weeks stuck on a coronavirus-hit ship in Japan, about 200 Australians are set to be evacuated to Darwin for another 14 days of isolation. SBS - Published 6 days ago Aussies on virus-hit ship prepare to leave After more than two weeks stuck on a coronavirus-hit ship in Japan, about 200 Australians are set to be evacuated to Darwin for another 14 days of isolation. SBS - Published 6 days ago
'Stay strong': Darwin school children welcome coronavirus evacuees to the Top End Students at a Darwin school have welcomed coronavirus evacuees by creating handmade cards for the quarantined Australians. SBS - Published 6 days ago Royal commission to hear 'shock' concerns from Australians with cognitive disabilities The disability royal commission is investigating problems faced by people with cognitive disability trying to access treatment in the health system. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Deadly bushfires affected 75 per cent of Australians, new poll shows Australia's bushfire crisis affected three-quarters of Australians and the prime minister's approval rating took a beating, a new poll shows. SBS - Published 1 week ago Emotional scenes as first round of Australians quarantined on Christmas Island arrive home Most of the Australians quarantined on Christmas Island because of the deadly coronavirus are home, as those stuck on a cruise ship in Japan prepare to evacuate. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Qantas jet ready to evacuate Australians from quarantined cruise ship in Japan Evacuees from the Diamond Princess Cruise ship will be quarantined for 14 days in Darwin upon return, amid concerns some passengers could be carrying the coronavirus. SBS - Published 1 week ago The dirt on young Australians who don't wash their hands It’s among the best ways of keeping colds, the flu, and other nasty bugs at bay. It may even help protect against the coronavirus responsible for the current outbreak. The Age - Published 1 week ago
#IWillEatWithYou: Australians urged to visit their favourite Chinese restaurants amid coronavirus scare Diners are making the #IWillEatWithYou pledge as Chinese businesses struggle with a downturn in patronage following the spread of coronavirus. SBS - Published 1 week ago Australians waiting to be evacuated from virus-hit cruise ship as US brings citizens home About 200 Australians stranded on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan are waiting to find out whether they will be flown home as American passengers were taken off the virus-hit ship. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Plans finalised for Aussies on cruise ship About 200 Australians stranded on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan are waiting to find out whether they will be flown home. SBS - Published 1 week ago Coronavirus: Christmas Island evacuees set to come home shortly More than 200 Australians are due to fly home from Christmas Island after being quarantined on the former detention centre because of the coronavirus. SBS - Published 1 week ago
Coronavirus evacuation plan remains uncertain as ninth case in Australia confirmed Hundreds of Australians citizens have registered to access a government plan to help them escape from the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, but the operation is yet to get underway. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago ‘A very bad thing’: Peter Dutton slams High Court's Aboriginal 'aliens' ruling Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says a High Court ruling that Aboriginal Australians cannot be considered "aliens" under the constitution will be exploited and have "significant repercussions." SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Rural doctors are taking their climate concerns to the nation's capital Health experts will host a breakfast in Canberra for federal politicians so they can tell them about the risk climate change poses to regional Australians. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Tests clear Australians on Christmas Island of coronavirus The first virus evacuees on Christmas Island will return home on Monday with a second group leaving on Wednesday pending any final tests for the disease. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Pancreatic cancer: the speedy killer stalking Australians While it's the fifth-most deadly cancer, it receives the 11th-most amount in cancer research funding from the government The Age - Published 2 weeks ago Chief medical officer demands end to racism towards Chinese-Australians over coronavirus A rise in racist attitudes towards Chinese-Australians during the outbreak of the coronavirus is unacceptable and unfounded, says Australia's chief medical officer. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
High Court rules Aboriginal Australians cannot be 'aliens' under the constitution The High Court has ruled Aboriginal Australians cannot be "aliens" under the constitution, presenting a major hurdle to the deportation of two men. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Four more Australians on Diamond Princess cruise ship diagnosed with coronavirus Four Australians are among the 66 new confirmed cases on the Diamond Princess who will receive medical treatment in Japan after testing positive for coronavirus. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Virus hits more Australians on cruise ship Four Australians are among the 66 people on the Diamond Princess who will receive medical treatment in Japan after recently testing positive for coronavirus. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago Barnaby Joyce says coal is about 'affordable' power for poor Australians Barnaby Joyce has argued investing in renewable energy is being prioritised over affordable energy. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago
Inside the NT facilities where coronavirus evacuees are being quarantined A residential complex for mining workers - once described as a "stylish, innovative, and sustainable" accommodation village - is the temporary home for the latest Australians evacuated out of Wuhan. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago More Australians set to leave virus hub A second flight aimed at evacuating the Australian citizens and permanent residents from Wuhan in China was on track to depart overnight. SBS - Published 2 weeks ago